Cable & Telecom

Rogers Wireless to offer speedy HSDPA in the fall

BARCELONA – Tests of its next-generation voice and data network will wrap up early, as in next month, Rogers Wireless said today, so that it can do a commercial launch this fall. At the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, Rogers said its High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) will make Rogers the fastest mobile wireless data network in Canada. It will also be among the first wireless carriers in the world to deploy this latest generation of GSM technology, the dominant world-wide standard for mobile wireless communications. About 80% of the world's wireless operators use GSM while the rest, such...