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Rogers to acquire Shaw’s spectrum holdings and Mountain Cablevision for US$700 million

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Rogers Communications Inc.

On January 14, 2013, Rogers Communications Inc. (“Rogers”) announced that they have entered into an agreement with Shaw Communications Inc. (“Shaw”) to acquire its Mountain Cablevision (“Mountain”) and AWS spectrum holdings for $700 million. This transaction will expand Rogers’ cable network in southern Ontario, and will provide the company with unused spectrum in Western Canada. Rogers was represented by Fasken Martineau with a team comprised of Laurence Dunbar, Scott Prescott and Stephen Whitehead (regulatory/CRTC) and Leslie Milton (competition).



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