Cable & Telecom

Rogers scrambles to fix widespread Wednesday evening wireless outage

TORONTO – Rogers Wireless customers suffered through what was a country-wide wireless voice and text outage Wednesday evening.“Rogers is experiencing a wireless outage affecting voice and some SMS services across the country. Data services are not affected,” the company said in a press release sent out at about 9:45 p.m.“We are investigating the root cause and services are gradually resuming. At this time we do not have an estimate as to when full service will be restored. We sincerely apologize to our customers for the inconvenience. We are still experiencing service interruptions in some areas and we encourage customers to...