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Resignation is effective immediately.
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It says its print revenue plunged more than 30 per cent, year-over-year.
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The crux of the problem is that the same companies who control the distribution of television in Canada also create or licence programming, giving them a stranglehold on the medium AND the message. This means they have zero incentive to break up the cable bundle or go beyond the letter of CRTC regulation to actually provide or promote options that fit the lifestyle of today's consumers.
Cable giants Rogers, Bell and Videotron collectively succeeded in freezing cable-cutters' sales of their Android TV boxes. A temporary injunction of the boxes may stifle their future success and growth in Canada. From the recent ruling comes the fundamental question: Will this necessarily stall, if not exterminate piracy? The answer is no.
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TORONTO — OMNI Television says it's seeking regulatory approval to create a new national channel that would restore ethnic newscasts axed just one year ago. The Toronto-based subsidiary of Rogers Comm...
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Depending on who you ask we either live in an age of rampant consumerism or endless choice -- the answer doesn't necessarily lie in the middle but both are true. The Internet has connected us personally, politically, socially and humanity's consumer nature has built a retail channel unlike any other before.
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More than 66,000 subscriptions for skinny basic in five weeks.
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"HNIC" averages 2 million viewers. Last week it was down to 721,000.
"It’s no longer a commodity; it's a necessity."
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All of Sportsnet's content will be available to stream for $24.99.
Canadians pay among the highest amount in the world for wireless service. For example, for a basic plan that includes texting, data and talking minutes the average in other industrialized countries is $22 per month; whereas in Canada we pay $37.29 a month. The story is similar for cable and internet. As a consumer you can only be taken advantage of by a corporation for so long -- there comes a point where you can't take it anywhere. We've reached that point.
"The product they sold to or they're going to sell to advertisers is just not worth as much."
Rogers says it has no roaming agreement with Sugar Mobile.
The daily cost of wireless is still less than a premium latte, Guy Laurence says.
It's a rough week for Canadian media.
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Sweeping the data of everyone connected to a cellphone tower amounts to an "unreasonable search," court says.
Telcos say sweeps of tens of thousands of Canadians' cellphone data is a violation of privacy.
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Rogers Media has agreed to pay a $200,000 fine to the CRTC for allegedly sending unsolicited email advertisements. The fine was levied under anti-spam legislation which took effect last year. The CRTC...
Canadian TV viewers have been ditching their cable and satellite TV subscriptions at a pace that’s nearly seven times faster than last year, a new analysis shows. Service providers lost a record 153,0...
"In the last five years, we have lost 50 per cent of the newsstand sale. And that is a trend that's not going away."
Rogers' cable revenues grew one per cent to $871 million.
TORONTO — The way you listen to music on your smartphone is becoming a prickly issue with some of the country's wireless carriers. Rogers Communications filed a complaint with the CRTC this week over...
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TORONTO - Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B) profits slid 10 per cent in the second quarter though the company reaped the benefits of driving revenue growth in its wireless business.The telecommun...
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Rogers has gobbled up troubled small carrier Mobilicity and the federal government is declaring it a victory for consumers. Almost two years ago, Ottawa launched a glitzy $9-million ad campaign to l...
One of Canada’s most innovative services in the country’s tightly-controlled real estate market will close later this month. Rogers confirmed on Tuesday that it will shut down Zoocasa, its real estat...
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TORONTO - Rogers customers who say they're frustrated trying to figure out their monthly bills could find some relief in a revamp of the process announced Tuesday by chief executive Guy Laurence.Laure...
TORONTO -- Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B) says profits dropped 17 per cent in the first quarter as the company blamed two recent CRTC decisions for some of its financial setbacks. The Toronto-...
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OTTAWA - Rogers Communications says it saw a sharp drop in the number of requests for customer information from government and police agencies last year — a result of swelling public concern and a lan...
Canadians are filing fewer complaints about their telecom providers, but the ones they’re filing has a watchdog agency worried. The Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunication Services (CCTS) is...
The U.S. National Security Agency has been trying to map the communications traffic of corporations around the world, and a classified document reveals that at least two of Canada’s largest companies...
GATINEAU, Que. - Rogers Communications will be allowed to give its own subscribers exclusive access to the GamePlus service, which delivers bonus content from NHL games.The CRTC has dismissed a compla...
TORONTO - Rogers Communications Inc. has agreed in a deal with the Competition Bureau to pay refunds or credits to mobile phone customers who were charged for premium text services from two companiesT...