Printed from http://www.electronista.com

iPad, iPad mini coming to Rogers and Telus

updated 12:28 pm EDT, Sat June 15, 2013

Canadians can now buy iPads at carriers

Canadian customers of Rogers and Telus will soon be able to pick up LTE-connected versions of Apple's iPad and iPad mini. The two carriers have announced that Wi-Fi + Cellular iPads will be arriving "in the coming weeks," though they've offered no additional details on when to expect them. The emergence of Apple's tablets on the two networks will mark the first time that Canadian customers will have the option to pick up an iPad in a carrier's store.

The two carriers announced their plans in separate posts on their respective sites this week. Both say they will keep offering contract-free data plans.

As Engadget notes, another bit of Canadian Apple news emerged this week, with Wind Mobile acknowledging via Facebook that it would begin carrying nano SIM cards to allow owners of unlocked iPhones to use them on its network. As of Friday, Wind Mobile customers can now purchase a nano SIM for a GSM model A1428*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 4 and 17) versions of the iPhone. The carrier encourages interested customers to go to an Apple retail location and ask for an unlocked AWS version of the handset.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. DahlBryn

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: 01-30-04

    Despite their respective site posts, I've had an Rogers LTE-based iPad 3 for over a year now.
    I live right in the core of Toronto - Canada's largest city - and I walked into a store and ordered
    it a week after the 3 was announced. It shipped to me directly from Apple with a Rogers SIM.

    Oops, Re-read this article and it notes this is for walk-in traffic to purchase on-the-spot at their larger stores.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Adesso Xtream S3B Bluetooth speaker

Finding a speaker purpose-built for a specific need is challenging. Even when a Bluetooth speaker can be paired with a mobile device, ...

JBL Synchros E40BT headphones

For all the different configurations of headphones on the market, it's always a tough choice for buyers to get something that is just ...

Razer Taipan mouse

The list of gaming devices is growing larger with each passing day. A large number of companies have entered the gaming input arena, a ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News