Well it seems that 2012 will indeed be the year that LTE makes a big splash on the wireless market in Canada. Rogers has just announced that 28 additional Canadian locations will receive LTE by the end of 2012 which will cover 60% of the population. The cities to be added are: Abbotsford, Ajax, Barrie, Burlington, Cambridge, Edmonton, Guelph, Hamilton, Kelowna, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Moncton, Niagara, Oakville, Oshawa, Pickering, Regina, Saskatoon, Sherbrooke, St. Catharines, Sudbury, Waterloo, Windsor, Winnipeg, Trois-Rivières, Quebec City and Victoria.
Rogers presently sells several LTE capable devices, including: Samsung Galaxy Note, Nokia Lumia 900, HTC One X, Samsung Galaxy S II LTE, Samsung Galaxy S III, HTC Jetstream LTE Tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Sierra LTE Rocket Stick. The next generation LTE capable iPhone will likely be released in the fall adding to this extensive list of devices. Rogers went live with their LTE network in Ottawa just over a year ago, since then Montreal, Toronto, Halifax, St. John’s, Calgary and Vancouver have been added.