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Sprint, Rogers Communications Reach Agreement on In-Car Infotainment and Telematics Solution for Canada

Rogers
Communications Inc. (RCI:B) and Sprint (NYSE: S) announced today that they have reached an agreement enabling
Sprint to bring a comprehensive in-car infotainment and telematics
solution to Canadians. Through the agreement, auto manufacturers
deploying Sprint Velocity in Canada will leverage Rogers' wireless
networks to connected vehicles on the road.

"Canadians want to be connected from anywhere, at any time, and with
over twenty million vehicles on the road in Canada there is a strong
growth opportunity for Rogers in the connected auto segment," said
Mansell Nelson, Vice-President, Advanced Business Solutions, Rogers.
"Sprint Velocity will bring to Canada the ultimate connected car
experience on the road, with a combination of smartphone, tablet and
in-dash capabilities, while also delivering safety features and
communicating vehicle maintenance information seamlessly to
manufacturers."

Canadians driving vehicles that use the Sprint Velocity solution will
have access to a seamless, connected experience on the road. Connected
services including infotainment (news, weather, sports and more),
navigation, climate control, security, emergency services and vehicle
diagnostics are all available with a convenient in-dash touch

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