Canadians' anger over Rogers outage may complicate its merger hopes

Canadians’ anger over Rogers outage may complicate its merger hopes

TORONTO, July 10 (Reuters) – Rogers Communications (RCIb.TO) complicated its chances of getting antitrust approval for a C$20 billion telecom merger after Friday’s massive outage highlighted the perils of Canada’s effective telecom monopoly and sparked a backlash against its industry dominance. The Rogers network outage disrupted nearly every aspect of daily life, cutting banking, transport …

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