Basix Hedge News - Rogers


Verizon seen as long-term overhang for Canadian wireless stocks

"Although the pullback in BCE, Rogers and Telus offers a potential buying opportunity..., we see another leg down for the wireless stocks should Verizon enter"...

Rogers bolsters Sportsnet with $167M bid for Score network

Rogers Communications Inc. is acquiring Score Media Inc. for $167-million, snapping up the country’s third and smallest all-sports television network and adding some heft to...

Mum on Web plans, Shaw touts TV lineup

TORONTO • In just two years from now, certain television executives foresee their networks transformed into “branded video destinations” that provide programming online and through...

In bid to attract Canada’s big advertisers, Rogers focuses on expanding TV distribution

TORONTO • Billed as the “nation’s largest talent search,” Canada’s Got Talent fell short with some big advertisers this spring. The reason: Unlike larger rivals,...

Rogers buys Montreal TV station, signs affiliate deals for City network

TORONTO – If the conventional television model is fading to black, no one has told Rogers Communications Inc. The telecommunications and media giant said Thursday...

Indie DVD shops look for ways to survive against online and kiosks

A dimly lit and eerily quiet room might give a negative vibe, and it might make one think it’s past closing time — but the...

Rogers CEO warns of moderating growth as competition intensifies

TORONTO • Rogers Communications Inc. chief executive Nadir Mohamed is resetting expectations for the country’s biggest wireless company, and its investors, warning Wednesday that growth...

Apple’s iPhone pricing seen slipping to the benefit of wireless carriers

Long coveted by consumers, the iPhone has come to be quietly begrudged by some partner wireless operators, who, owing to the device’s overwhelming popularity, pay...

As bills climb for some, small Internet firms cry foul over CRTC ruling

The country’s independent Internet providers are challenging a regulatory ruling that allows large network operators like BCE Inc. to raise rates on smaller providers and...