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Rogers needs Shaw to sell CanCon alongside OTT services 

Media | 11/22/2021 8:35 pm EST

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...

Rogers-Shaw CRTC hearing now has ‘extra element of intrigue’: analyst

Media | 11/17/2021 11:49 am EST

The Tuesday night announcement of the departure of Rogers Communications Inc. CEO Joe Natale and the appointment of once-ousted chief financial officer Tony Staffieri as...

UPDATED: Board can’t change “at the stroke of a pen”: RCI    

Media | 11/01/2021 5:25 pm EDT

Lawyers for Edward Rogers are arguing that the recently ousted chairman of...

Edward Rogers strikes back, seeks to remake Rogers board

Media | 10/22/2021 9:08 am EDT

In the latest twist in an increasingly public rift in one of Canada's...

Rogers CFO leaving the company

Media | 09/30/2021 10:27 am EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. announced Wednesday evening that CFO Tony Staffieri has left his post after...

Election outcome won’t stop Rogers-Shaw deal: Rogers CFO

Media | 09/13/2021 6:05 pm EDT

Whatever the outcome of the vote after polls close in the Sept. 20 federal election, it won't have much of an effect on regulatory approval of the proposed acquisition of Shaw Communications Inc. by Rogers Communications Inc., according to Rogers' chief financial officer.  Speaking at the 2021 edition of the Bank of America Media, Communications & Entertainment investors' conference Monday, Rogers CFO Tony Staffieri told analyst David Barden that government relations have improved.  "Irrespective of where the election continues to move over the next few days, I think the backdrop...

Rogers profits down 53% in ‘most volatile’ quarter

Media | 07/22/2020 6:04 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. posted a 17 per cent fall in revenue and a 53...

Rogers says further regulation could lead to capex cuts

telecom | 01/22/2020 6:09 pm EST

Rogers Communications Inc. has warned that, depending on what regulatory...

Bell and Rogers execs say change to MVNO rules unlikely

Media | 09/11/2019 11:10 am EDT

Whatever the outcome of next month’s federal election, there will be no...

‘Real’ 5G coming in 2020: Telus CFO

telecom | 03/20/2019 6:17 pm EDT

Parts of Canada will see “real 5G,” as opposed to just trials, by late 2020, Telus Corp.’s chief financial officer Doug French told an investors’ conference Wednesday. That will only be possible after the conclusion...

Telecom execs praise ‘healthier,’ ‘balanced’ regulatory environment

telecom | 09/26/2018 5:51 pm EDT

Representatives from BCE Inc. and Rogers Communications Inc. described a favourable relationship with regulators at a CIBC investors conference Wednesday, where they also addressed competition between...

Live TV streaming services opportunity for Corus, CEO says

Media | 06/13/2018 5:30 pm EDT

U.S.-based video services like Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube TV and Amazon.com...

Telus says smartphone-specific adds at least on par with competitors

telecom | 05/18/2018 2:54 pm EDT

When paring the first quarter numbers down, Telus Corp.’s smartphone plan...

No slow-down for increases in data usage: telecoms

telecom | 03/23/2018 5:18 pm EDT

Executives from Rogers Communications Inc. and Telus Corp. don’t see demand for wireless data slowing down, they told an investors conference earlier this week. “We’re still seeing significant data growth in the wireless...

Rogers potential sale of Blue Jays, other assets could net $4B: Canaccord

Media | 12/06/2017 2:09 pm EST

The sale of non-core assets Rogers Communications Inc. said it is considering could be worth $4 billion to the company after taxes, according to Canaccord Genuity analyst...

Rogers aims to improve churn, ‘reset’ enterprise division

Media | 07/20/2017 5:16 pm EDT

Joe Natale, president and CEO of Rogers Communications Inc., reiterated...

Natale says ‘more work to do’ as he takes the reins at Rogers

Media | 04/19/2017 8:25 pm EDT

In his first day on the job, newly minted Rogers Communications Inc. president and CEO Joe Natale gave few details about his priorities, but said he’ll be working on a strategy in the coming...

Natale to take Rogers’ top job in July: interim CEO

Media | 01/26/2017 6:56 pm EST

Rogers Communications Inc. incoming president and CEO Joe Natale will take the helm in July, the company announced as it reported fourth-quarter numbers that showed continuing growth in data usage among its wireless...

Rogers profit down 53% after Shomi write-down

telecom | 10/17/2016 9:43 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. reported increased third-quarter revenues but lower net profits, in light of cutting its over-the-top (OTT) service Shomi last month. For the three-month period ended September 30, the company...

Rogers IPTV launch to coincide with skinny-basic offering

telecom | 06/17/2015 8:07 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. will launch its IPTV service at about the same time it starts adjusting to new rules that require service providers to provide skinny-basic TV packages for no more than $25 a month, the company's chief financial officer told an investor conference in Toronto on Wednesday. "With that enhanced user interface, it'll be good vehicle in which to launch some of the new, what I would call, packages," Tony Staffieri said during the TD Securities Telecom & Media Forum. Rules, announced by the CRTC earlier this year, will require TV service providers to...