Radio & Television

Rogers/Shaw: Intervenors unconvinced deal is in public interest

GATINEAU – Numerous intervenors in their final submissions to the CRTC continue to argue the merger of Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications is not in the public interest and should be denied, despite the fact Rogers offered some concessions in its reply on day five of the recent hearing into the matter as well as in other documents since submitted by the company to the Commission. (You can read Cartt.ca’s coverage of the CRTC hearing here, here, here, here and here.) The final submissions, which were due Monday, point to several problems the intervenors argue remain in Rogers’s application to...