Welcome to Rogers 5G Partnership


Advancing 5G innovation in central Canada

In December 2019, Rogers Communications and the University of Waterloo announced a three-year agreement to advance 5G research in the Toronto-Waterloo tech corridor. 

The partnership will focus on 5G research in the areas of engineering, network design, applied mathematics and artificial intelligence. Rogers and the University will also build a 5G network on campus that will test network infrastructure, frequencies and applications in a real world Canadian environment. 

As part of the partnership, Rogers is a founding partner of the Gateway for Enterprises to Discover Innovation at the University of Waterloo (GEDI), a central place for companies to access the full potential of Waterloo’s research, talent and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

What is 5G?

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For more infomation, visit the Rogers 5G page.

Rogers Founding Partnership - Jorge Fernandes, CTO

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Friday, February 18, 2022

Hacking hockey for the future

Rogers and Sportsnet work with Waterloo students to innovate fan experience

By: Concept

How can we create a fun, immersive viewing experience for NHL fans using 5G technology? That was the question 50 University of Waterloo students were looking to answer during a week-long hackathon hosted by Sportsnet and Rogers.

The 2020 Sportsnet Hockey Hack tasked students to work alongside mentors from Concept — Velocity's experiential innovation hub at Waterloo — to come up with innovative solutions that would change the way millions of NHL fans watch and engage with live games both inside and outside the arena.