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Rogers needs Shaw to sell CanCon alongside OTT services 

News | 11/22/2021 8:35 pm EST
Chairman of Rogers Communications Inc., Edward Rogers, speaks at the CRTC's hearing into its merger with Shaw Communications Inc. (screenshot CPAC)

Top brass from Shaw Communications Inc. and Rogers Communications Inc. sought to convince CRTC officials that a merger of their two companies would be a boon for Canadian television programming in the face of increased competition from U.S.-based over-the-top streaming services like Netflix Inc., Amazon Inc.‘s Prime, and Walt Disney Co.’s Disney+. 

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