Rogers Communications

Title: Rogers Communications
Category: IT, Communications & Electronics
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Added on: Nov 26, 2011
Rogers Communications is a large Canadian communications company, specializing in the areas of mass media assets, home phones and internet, and wireless communications. The company is listed on NYSE under the symbol RCI and on TSX under RCI.A. Among its main competitors are Canadian Broadcast Corporation, Bell Media Inc., Astral Media Inc, and others.

Headquartered in Toronto, it was established by Edward S. Rogers Sr. in 1925. In 1979, Rogers Cable TV Limited undertook a reverse-takeover, acquiring Canadian Cablesystems Limited. The company doubled its cable subscribers by purchasing Premier Communications Limited in 1980 and became the largest Canadian television company.

The company offers a large selection of products and services, including mobile internet, phones and devices, add-ons and applications, and more. Rogers Communications features individual, senior, and family plans, giving family members the opportunity to share voice and data and enjoy nation-wide calling between plan members. The company also offers mobile internet and iPad data plans with a variety of beneficial features. Mobile internet plans are featured with antivirus protection and free email addresses, while plans for iPad include flex rate, on-device, and Data Share plans. Clients who buy home phones enjoy a variety of calling features, including call waiting, call display, three way calling, voicemail, long distance lock, and many others. Call display blocking prevents clients’ numbers and names from being displayed while call transfer transfers incoming calls to alternative phone numbers. Rogers Communications offers different long distance plans for unlimited calling in North America, low per minute rates to many countries around the globe, unlimited calling and per minute rates for Asia, low rates within Canada, and more.

The cable internet offered by Rogers Communications is featured with superior speeds for a powerful online experience. The company also provides USB modems, which are ideal for students and families on the go and mobile professionals, offering web access where and when needed. The company also offers Wi-Fi hotspots, which are a good choice for busy study groups, work teams, and families. These offer one-touch internet access for music players, laptops, and other devices.
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