Rogers outage disrupts service across Canada


MONTREAL – Problems with the Rogers wireless network left customers across the country without cellphone and text messaging service on Saturday afternoon.

Many frustrated clients went online to report service disruptions, with the majority of calls coming from Ontario, British Columbia, Manitoba and Alberta.

A spokesman for Rogers confirmed that customers may have experienced “intermittent disruption in service.”

The spokesman said in an e-mail sent at 5 p.m. that service was being restored and the company has apologized for the inconvenience.

Rogers did not specify the cause of the service disruption or how many customers were affected.