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Rogers launches wireless home Internet across southwestern Ontario


TORONTO — Rogers Communications today announced it’s launching wireless home broadband Internet service across more than 100 communities in southwestern Ontario, including areas around Halton Hills, St. Catharines and Niagara Falls. Rogers wireless home Internet service leverages the company’s wireless network and infrastructure to deliver broadband to the home. Small antennas are set up on customers’ homes and positioned toward select towers which are equipped to support the increased usage. The technology provides broadband to residents in rural and remote communities that are harder to reach with a fibre-optic network, explains the Rogers press release. The service will compete with...