Rogers extends One Number service to iPad, home phone

Rogers Communications has broadened its Rogers One Number platform so users can extend their Rogers wireless number to their home phones and iPads.

What’s new is that the One Number app can be used for video chattingand receiving calls on an iPad. (An app will be made available forAndroid tablets soon, Rogers said.)

With an adapter, customers can alsouse their wireless number to make calls using the Internet on theirhome phone. Although that costs a monthly fee, it means customers canhave unlimited free long distance within Canada and unlimited daytimewireless minutes using their home phone.

Rogers is promoting its One Numberupgrade as a way to connect your smartphone, home phone, computer andiPad with one wireless number. (Photo: Rogers.com)

The One Number service will be offered to Canadian small businesses startingin October, as noted in our source article from Canadian Reviewer.

Source | CanadianReviewer

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Christine Wong
Christine Wonghttp://www.itbusiness.ca
Christine Wong has been an on-air reporter for a national daily show on Rogers TV and at High Tech TV, a weekly news magazine on CTV's Ottawa affiliate. She was also an associate producer at Report On Business Television (now called BNN) and CBC's The Hour With George Stroumboulopoulos. As an associate producer at Slice TV, she helped launch two national daily talk shows, The Mom Show and Three Takes. Recently, she was a Staff Writer at ITBusiness.ca and is now a freelance contributor.

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