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Rogers, Shaw agree merger pause

Canadian multiplay telcos Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications have agreed to not proceed with closing their proposed merger until either a negotiated settlement is agreed with the Commissioner of Competition or the Competition Tribunal has ruled on the matter. As a result, there is no need for the Tribunal to hear the Commissioner’s application for […]

June 1, 2022By Colin Mann

Canada’s Rogers cracks 8 Gb/s

Canadian technology and cable giant Rogers Communications has released its Q1 financials. As part of the release they said that tests and consumer trials have successfully confirmed their ability to deliver 8 Gigabits per second symmetrical data transfer on its fibre network. The tests more than doubled the fastest published Internet speeds of any major […]

April 22, 2022By Chris Forrester

Rogers, Shaw say merger will boost competition

Rogers Communications has met with Canada’s telecoms regulator CRTC with regards to merging its activities with those of Canada’s other pay-TV giant, Shaw Communications. Edward Rogers, chairman of Rogerss, told a hearing that the deal would enhance, and not stymie, competition. “Canada is no longer an island. We participate in a global industry, with global […]

November 25, 2021By Chris Forrester

Rogers buys Shaw in $26bn deal

Canadian multiplay telcos Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications have reached an agreement for Rogers to acquire all of Shaw’s issued and outstanding Class A Shares and Class B Shares in a transaction valued at approximately $26 billion (€21.8bn) inclusive of approximately $6 billion of Shaw debt. The offer price of $40.50 per share represents a […]

March 15, 2021