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After outage, Rogers vows to separate wireless and wireline networks; critics not impressed with CRTC response

News | 07/25/2022 7:45 pm EDT
Tony Staffieri, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rogers Communications Inc., scrums with media after appearing before the Standing Committee on Industry and Technology on July 25, 2022, to answer questions about the massive Rogers service outage on July 8, 2022./ photo by Andrew Meade

The July 8 nationwide Rogers Communications Inc. outage that was described as both “unprecedented” by Rogers executives and “unacceptable” by a senior government minister will force Rogers to spend some $250 million to “physically separate” its wireless and wireline networks in the coming years.

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