Cable & Telecom

Can’t clone digital. Rogers offers clarification to G&M story

TORONTO - Rogers Communications issued a press release Monday in response to a scary story that appeared in the Saturday Globe and Mail. The Globe story described an incident in 1998 which involved the "cloning" of analog cell phones of senior Rogers' executives (including CEO Ted Rogers). The facts are as follows, says the Rogers release: “The cloning incident referred to occurred seven years ago on a single Rogers' executive phone. At that time, cloning was an industry-wide problem which has been removed as a result of the industry move to digital technology. In fact, the vast majority of Rogers'...