Samsung GALAXY S5 to arrive fully loaded just for Rogers Customers

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GALAXY S5 on Rogers LTE network to bring customers what's next in mobile video experiences  

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 they want.
  • 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 http://www.samsung.com/ca/promotions/galaxys5/.

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 (RCI). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit rogers.com.

SOURCE Rogers Communications Inc.

Contact:

Maggie Burzawa
Communications Manager, Wireless
Rogers Communications
416-576-9689
maggie.burzawa@rci.rogers.com

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