Rogers to launch new LTE devices and price plans
Rogers plans to launch two new LTE devices to offer the faster speeds to its customers. In addition operator will offer more LTE plan options. Operator will launch the Sierra Wireless AirCard 330U model of the LTE Rocket stick as well as the Sierra Wireless AirCard 763S LTE Rocket mobile hotspot soon.
New Sierra Wireless LTE devices will support connectivity on both the 1700/2100 MHz and the 2600 MHz spectrum on Rogers LTE network, offering typical LTE download speeds of up to 40 Mbps, compared to 12-25 Mbps for devices using 1700/2100 MHz only.
Rogers will also extend its range of HSPA+ mobile internet plans to LTE models including the Flex Rate plan for Rocket stick and mobile hotspot starting from $22.93 per month and Flex Rate plans for tablets starting from $7.93 per month. Rogers continues to offer the LTE Introductory Plan of $52.93 for 10 GB/month on a three-year-term and plans include no overage fees for the first month.
The new LTE pricing options will be available this week. The Sierra Wireless AirCard 330U model of the LTE Rocket stick will be in stores in the next few weeks and the Sierra Wireless AirCard 763S LTE Rocket mobile hotspot will be available this spring.
Rogers has already said to expand LTE coverage to more than 25 additional cities to bring the benefits of LTE to more than half the Canadian population by the end of the year.