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Ookla® Awards Rogers the 2018 Speedtest® Award for Canada's Fastest Internet

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Ookla® Awards Rogers the 2018 Speedtest® Award for Canada's Fastest Internet

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Rogers customers experienced Internet speeds that were 57% faster than other providers¹

TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Ookla®, a global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing, confirmed that Rogers customers have access to Canada's fastest Internet. This is the fourth year in a row that Rogers Communications has captured the title.² With these top speeds, Rogers customers can connect more of their Wi-Fi devices online at the same time, experience online entertainment in rich video quality, and work from home using advanced apps and services.

Rogers Communications Canada Inc. (CNW Group/Rogers Communications Canada Inc. - English)

"We are proud that Speedtest Intelligence results have once again proven that we offer the fastest Internet in Canada," said Jorge Fernandes, Chief Technology Officer, Rogers Communications.  "As one of the market leaders with Ignite Internet, which has offered gigabit speeds across our cable footprint since 2016, and our new Ignite TV service, these results help reinforce our commitment to providing our customers with a fast and reliable home Internet experience today as well as preparing them for the technology of tomorrow."

Speedtest Intelligence® results also highlight that Rogers offers the fastest Internet in Canada's largest city, Toronto, in addition to Ottawa, London and others.  Rogers claimed the top spot in Canada based on over 17 million speed test results, including over 65 tests per minute by actual customers.¹

"We are pleased to award Rogers with the award for Fastest Fixed Network in Canada for the fourth year in a row. This recognition is a testament to their exceptional performance in Q1–Q2 2018 based on Ookla's rigorous analysis of consumer-initiated tests taken with Speedtest," said Jamie Steven, EVP at Ookla.

Rogers is constantly investing in its broadband network and new services like Ignite TVTM as part of a long-term roadmap to deliver the connected home of the future. With the number of connected devices and demand for capacity increasing, Rogers will continue to future proof its fibre-powered network.

More information about these results can be found here.

¹Based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for Q1-Q2 2018 results. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission.
²Based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for Q1–Q2 2015, Q3–Q4 2016, Q1–Q2 2017, Q1–Q2 2018. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission.

 

About Rogers
Rogers is a leading diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet, information technology, and telephony services to consumers and businesses. Through Rogers Media, we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, sports, televised and online shopping, magazines, and digital media. Our shares are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:RCI) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:RCI).

SOURCE Rogers Communications Canada Inc. - English

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