This section has inaccuracies. The Home Phone product is unrelated to Rogers Telecom. Home Phone was launched by Rogers Cable solely and is a Cable product. The wireline service of Home Phone was announced after the Sprint acquisition still under the Cable banner, and is now discontinued within the Rogers Cable territory.
Wait a minute, was there never a page for Sprint Canada before Rogers acquired it?--Steven 02:14, 22 April 2006 (UTC)
- It doesn't seem like it, Steven. Remember, Wikipedia started in 2001, back when dial-up was still widespread. Still, there are many good reasons to create a Sprint Canada article. i'll list these reasons below. --LABcrabs (talk) 15:35, 4 June 2011 (UTC)
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Some parts of this article are outdated. Services are already available in Ottawa. Thanks.
Sprint Canada article suggestion
According to this article, and to the facts regarding Rogers' services, the Home Phone seems to be a VoIP solution using the same digital cable that delivers cable TV and Internet. For Sprint, however, this was not the case unless one chose the lately-offered VoIP. For their analog Home Phone service, they did not use a cable or Internet connection like Rogers', but rather depended on a traditional RJ11 phone cable.
The truth is that since 1993, Sprint Canada was its separate company until about mid-2005. Their services included a dedicated Home Phone, an Internet Home Phone, dial-up Interent access, plans for residential High-Speed Internet (business High Speed was available), and even an MVNO partnership with Fido. Their flagship product was long distance, and they helped us get today's penny-low rates. In fact, for over a decade, Sprint was competing against Bell and Rogers before being acquired by the latter. They are an important influence in Canada's telecommunications industry then and now.
Please consider the importance of Sprint Canada and its need for a separate article. Sprint's home phone, dial-up Internet service, affordable long distance and Fido bundles were all competitive products products that Rogers did not have before acquiring Sprint. Please write your comments regarding this. Thank you. --LABcrabs (talk) 15:35, 4 June 2011 (UTC)
- On this I'm inclined to agree with you. Sprint Canada should have a separate article. Me-123567-Me (talk) 19:26, 4 June 2011 (UTC)
A representative of Rogers has indicated on Talk:Rogers Cable the entities have been absorbed into Rogers Communications proper. Just thought I would float that bit of information. -- dsprc [talk] 04:42, 6 April 2015 (UTC)