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HMD brings Nokia phones to Verizon, Cricket Wireless, and Rogers

HMD brings Nokia phones to Verizon, Cricket Wireless, and Rogers

HMD Global has announced new deals with Cricket Wireless, Verizon, and Canada's Rogers wireless providers. Under these deals, HMD will offer Nokia phones in the US and Canada directly through carriers, kicking things off with the Nokia 3.1 Plus for Cricket and Nokia 2 V for Verizon. The carrier collaboration joins HMD's online sales, which have taken place through Amazon, Best Buy, and select other partners.

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Nokia Lumia 1020 heading to Canada on TELUS and Rogers

Nokia Lumia 1020 heading to Canada on TELUS and Rogers

The camera-centric Nokia Lumia 1020, bearer of a 41-megapixel camera, will be arriving for Canadian customers on TELUS and Rogers, according to a tweet Nokia fired off saying as much. Other pertinent details -- namely how much it will cost and when it will available -- weren't specified, but we're hoping it won't be too much longer now.

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Moto X Rogers Wireless Canada launch detailed

Moto X Rogers Wireless Canada launch detailed

Motorola's new Moto X will be Rogers Wireless exclusive in Canada, the carrier has confirmed, with the Android smartphone headed up North in August. Priced from CA$189.99 with a new, two-year agreement, the Rogers Moto X will be offered in either black or white, with none of the color customization options available in the US.

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Moto X leaks in up-close video tour

Moto X leaks in up-close video tour

This afternoon, a video showing off the basics in the Motorola Moto X software experience have been leaked complete with several next-generation innovations for Android vanilla software builds. If you're planning on picking the Motorola Moto X up inside Canada, it would appear that your only choice will be to jump onboard with Rogers. This video suggests that the smartphone will be a Rogers exclusive while we're confident that here inside the USA, multiple carriers will be onboard with the machine.

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Moto X reportedly to be a Rogers exclusive in Canada

Moto X reportedly to be a Rogers exclusive in Canada

The Motorola Moto X, which we've been hearing about frequently over the last few weeks, will be offered exclusively from the carrier Rogers in Canada, according to a leaked internal document showing the carrier's upcoming roadmap. The image is a snapshot of the carrier's Android ambitions, and was obtained by the folks over at MobileSyrup.

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Rogers Wireless buys Mountain Cablevision, option to buy wireless spectrum licenses

Rogers Wireless buys Mountain Cablevision, option to buy wireless spectrum licenses

Rogers Communications has announced that it will be buying both wireless spectrum licenses and Mountain Cable from Shaw Communications. The deal allows the company to acquire the spectrum holdings next year. Likewise, Shaw has purchased the last 1/3 stake in TVtropolis - which is owned by both companies - from Rogers. The deal closed for $700 million CAD.

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HTC One X arrives in Canada

HTC One X arrives in Canada

HTC's flagship One Series smartphone, the HTC One X, has gone on sale in Canada, with carrier Rogers Wireless offering the LTE version of the handset from today. Priced at CA$169.99 with a new, three year agreement, the One X has a 4.7-inch 720p HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor, and an 8-megapixel camera with Full HD video recording.

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Nokia: Unlocked US Lumia 800 in February, 20 game EA deal incoming

Nokia: Unlocked US Lumia 800 in February, 20 game EA deal incoming

Nokia has confirmed that the Lumia 800 will be coming to the US as an unlocked, SIM-free device in February, with the T-Mobile Lumia 710 going up for order on January 11. Meanwhile, Canadian would-be Nokians will be able to grab the Lumia 710 on Rogers and the Lumia 800 on TELUS, though release dates haven't been confirmed. The Finns are hoping to differentiate themselves from their Windows Phone platform-pals, too, with news that a deal with Electronic Arts (EA) will see twenty of the "most popular" titles from the publisher brought to Windows Phone, launching initially as Lumia exclusives.

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Rogers, Vodafone and O2 add to Carrier IQ denials

Rogers, Vodafone and O2 add to Carrier IQ denials

The quest to dig up the extent of Carrier IQ use in smartphones continues, with more carriers leaping to extricate themselves from the privacy maelstrom. Canada's Rogers Wireless joins Verizon as the North American carriers in insisting that no Carrier IQ software is present on its devices, with a company spokesperson taking to Twitter to confirm that it has investigated handsets and found no evidence of the monitoring tool.

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LTE Rolls Out in Canada for the First Time Ever

LTE Rolls Out in Canada for the First Time Ever

Not that there's going to be another time that LTE will be rolling out in Canada, but it's never been there before! The folks at Rogers have released word that Canada's first Long Term Evolution will be coming from then, and folks in Ottawa will be the first to see the speed. The speedy network will be rolling out additionally in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal by the end of 2011 with an additional twenty-one markets inside of 2012. That's quick!

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BlackBerry Curve 9300 on sale on Rogers ahead of official unveil

BlackBerry Curve 9300 on sale on Rogers ahead of official unveil

It's no Torch but the BlackBerry Curve 9300 has gone up for sale through Canadian carrier Rogers Wireless, despite not having been officially announced by RIM themselves.  As expected, the Curve 9300 is pretty much an 8520 with a hot injection of 3G.  $79.99 - and a three-year agreement - gets you the handset, complete with a 3-megapixel camera, dual-band UMTS/HSPA, a 2.8-inch QVGA display but not, despite what Rogers' spec sheet reckons, Android 2.1 as the OS.

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Rogers Wireless Acer Liquid E Review

Rogers Wireless Acer Liquid E Review

Your eyes do not deceive you; the Liquid E looks identical to the original Acer Liquid, the company's first attempt at an Android smartphone. That's because the key change is on the inside: the underclocked Snapdragon processor - running at 768MHz rather than the more usual 1GHz - now gets to play with Android 2.1 rather than the 1.6 of its predecessor. The first Liquid never really managed to lift its head above the rest of the smartphone crowd; will the Rogers Wireless Acer Liquid E fare better? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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