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Rogers plans to advance Ignite at ‘thoughtful pace’ to replace legacy systems  

telecom | 10/19/2018 6:42 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. top brass say they expect to see enough long-term growth from the recently-launched IPTV service Ignite TV that the company can eventually sunset...

Cable giants’ results show cord-cutting continues

Media | 10/23/2014 9:12 pm EDT

Canada's two biggest cable companies on Thursday reported losses of more than 100,000 television subscribers each over the last year. Roger Communications Inc.'s earnings release showed that it had 2.04 million TV subscribers at the end of the third quarter on Sept. 30, down 111,000 from a year earlier. Shaw Communications Inc.'s results for its fourth fiscal quarter, ended Aug. 31, showed a decline of 105,560 TV subscribers over the previous 12 months, giving it a total of 2.84 million households. There was a drop of 82,618 cable-TV subscribers for Shaw during the last year, putting its cable base at 1.96 million at the end of its fourth quarter, and 22,942 fewer satellite subscribers for 880,623 at quarter's end. Rogers added 51,000 Internet subscribers over the year...

Rogers closes $2.1B in financing for spectrum purchases

telecom | 03/10/2014 9:42 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. said Monday that it closed about $2.1 billion in financing transactions, which it will use to fund its recent purchases of 700 MHz spectrum licences. The company said in a...