Samsung GALAXY S5 to arrive fully loaded just for Rogers Customers
GALAXY S5 on Rogers LTE network to bring customers what's next in mobile video
First 10,000 to reserve device get a virtual $50 Rogers Prepaid MasterCard
loaded in their suretap wallet
TORONTO, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Samsung Canada announced what Canadians
can expect from the GALAXY S5 when it hits stores April 11. Arriving at Rogers
with the suretap™ wallet, paired with wearable technology and powered by the
Rogers LTE network, customers will get the ultimate mobile experience.
"Our customers will have an unbelievable smartphone experience with the S5,"
said John Boynton, executive vice president and chief marketing officer,
Rogers Communications. "With accessories and apps that make life better, crisp
mobile video on Rogers LTE, and easy mobile payments, customers can expect
their S5 from Rogers to keep them connected in a whole new way."
"We are excited to introduce the GALAXY S5, designed for what matters most to
Canadians," said Paul Brannen, senior vice president, enterprise and mobile
solutions, Samsung Canada. "This device features the most advanced LTE and
Wi-Fi performance available today, along with our iconic design and most
innovative features. We are confident that the GALAXY S5 will help Canadians
Play More, Do More and Share More."
Here is a preview of what customers will experience when they get their
Samsung GALAXY S5 from Rogers:
-- Ready to Tap and Shop with suretap wallet: The Samsung GALAXY
S5 will arrive mobile-payment-ready with the suretap wallet, an
app that lets customers tap and securely make payments using
their smartphones. The first 10,000 new and existing customers
who reserve and buy the GALAXY S5 using the online Rogers
Reservation System will get a virtual $50 Rogers Prepaid
MasterCard loaded in their suretap wallet, to spend however
-- Ultimate Video Experiences: When customers light up their
GALAXY S5 on Rogers LTE, they will access a super-fast highway
that is perfect for smooth HD video streaming and downloading
rich online content with virtually no buffering or lag.
-- Exclusive Connected Gear: Customers will have access to
Samsung's complete lineup of new Gear wearables including the
Gear Fit, Gear 2, and Gear 2 Neo, which will be exclusively
available with Rogers. These wearables extend the smartphone to
your wrist with real-time notifications and help keep fitness
goals on track with a built in pedometer and heart rate sensor.
For more details on the Samsung GALAXY S5 specs, visit
The Samsung GALAXY S5 will retail at Rogers for $249.99 on select two-year
term agreements. Prices for Samsung Gear: Gear 2 Neo, only available with
Rogers, for $219.99; Gear Fit for $219.99; and Gear 2 for $329.99. All devices
will be available starting April 11.
New and existing customers can reserve their GALAXY S5 at rogers.com/reserve.
Visit rogers.com/Samsung for complete offer details.
About Rogers Communications
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media
company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data
communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable
television, high speed internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media
we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping,
magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital media. We
are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and
on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further information about the
Rogers group of companies, please visit rogers.com.
SOURCE Rogers Communications Inc.
Maggie Burzawa Communications Manager, Wireless Rogers Communications
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