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Old 09-08-2004, 07:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

I'm driving to PEI in less then a month and I just wanted to make sure the phone and data services work out there I'm with Rogers they say yes but was just wondering anyone ever been out that way to tell me for sure.
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Looks like you'll be on the fringe, could get spotty service while in PEI by the looks of the coverage map right off the Rogers website... http://www.shoprogers.com/store/wire...map.asp?map=53
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Yeah that's why I was wondering if anyone has ever been out that way to tell me if the service works
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quite hard to understand what is PEI ;)(I saw it on your map)
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Rogers has bad reception in PEI, unfortunately. Bell is much better.

I prefer Rogers due to them being quicker with introducing new BlackBerries, but I have to admit I would worry about PEI. There are only something like 6 or 8 Rogers celltowers (I think) compared to Bell's 50 celltowers. I saw an exact number at HoFo. It was definitely less than 10 celltowers for the ENTIRE ISLAND :(

It may have perfect reception in your particular location in PEI, but be prepared with a backup plan; Rogers reception is spotty outside of Charlottetown.

Rogers has excellent reception in Ontario, so no problem where I am, Ontario is a big WiFi hotspot to me!!
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Thank you
Yeah I figure that but I'm only going for 2 weeks
Just was wondering
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