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Rogers AT&T, GoAmerica Negotiate in Wireless Talks

Rogers AT&T Wireless and GoAmerica are negotiating a strategic agreement to offer Go.Web service on Rogers' upcoming BlackBerry service.

The agreement will allow customers to browse and fully access the Internet using the Rogers AT&T Mobitex network.

The Rogers AT&T Mobitex network is a nationwide, dedicated data network that provides wireless data device users access to information via standard computer applications, in near real-time, without the need for a phone line, hard wiring, or cable connections.

The companies also expect to establish a joint venture to develop a unique Canadian brand and Canadian content for the Go.Web service in Canada.

Rogers Wireless operates under the brand name Rogers AT&T Wireless and is Canada's largest wireless communications services provider, with over 2.6 million customers from coast to coast.

Rogers AT&T Wireless provides a complete range of wireless solutions including Digital PCS, cellular, paging, Interactive Messaging, and wireless data services. It is wholly owned and operated by Rogers Cantel Mobile Communications.

GoAmerica is provides nationwide wireless Internet services, also known as wireless ISP services. Its service enables individual and business subscribers to access remotely the Internet, e-mail, and corporate intranets in real time through a wide variety of mobile computing and communications devices.