Post-Rogers-Shaw: A New Hope?
Well, we are back after a long hiatus (sorry, stuff going on in Canadian communications!) to survey the competitive landscape after the Rogers-Shaw deal closed in Spring of 2023 – two years and 15 days after being announced.
We speak with George Burger, Chief Operating Officer, about the Canadian home Internet market post-Rogers-Shaw; why VMedia and Videotron (Quebecor) are a strong independent disrupter outside Québec that will only help consumers, and why the wireless market may just reward us with a strong 4th player (yes, please!).
Not quite sure if it’s going to come true, but hopium at this stage is good.
We end with a dunk on those people who thought Bill C-11 meant more money for Canadian creators. Turns out traditional broadcasters are not as keen on funding it when they think someone else will pay.
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