Friday’s outage also affected passport offices and Canada. Arrival CAN The application, which is used for border control, reports the Xinhua news agency.
In a statement, Rogers confirmed that the outages are currently affecting his wired and wireless networks but the reason is still unknown.
The outage began around 4:30 AM (local time) on Friday, and internet traffic dropped to about 75% of normal levels.
Bell, another telecommunications giant, said its network is working fine, but customers may experience problems when trying to call or send a text message to Rogers subscribers.
Telus issued a similar statement, saying that the network outage affecting Rogers customers does not affect TELUS Internethome phone or wireless infrastructure.
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The country’s telecommunications sector is dominated by three major telecom operators: Rogers, Bell and Telus.
Rogers is the largest wireless service provider with approximately 11.3 million subscribers nationwide.
Experts say that in this concentrated market for wireless services, where the Big Three serve approximately 87% of Canadian subscribers, competition needs to be stepped up.
This is the second major crash that has affected Rodgers in just over a year.
In April 2021, customers reported intermittent crashes when trying to access data or make voice calls.