Cogeco rejects revised C$11.1bn Altice USA bid

The Audet family, which holds a controlling interest in Canada’s Cogeco, has rejected a revised offer to acquire the company by Altice USA. Altice had been hoping to take over Cogeco’s US subsidiary Atlantic Broadband and divest the Canadian operation to Rogers Communications. Altice USA presented a revised offer to acquire 100% of Cogeco for […]

BT airs 4K basketball with Rogers and the NBA

BT Sport is partnering with Canadian operator Rogers and the National Basketball Association to deliver what they claim will be the first live NBA game in 4K. Tonight’s Toronto Raptors vs. Orlando Magic match from London’s O2 Arena will be available to BT Sport and Rogers cable customers, who can tune their NextBox 4K set-top […]

Netflix partners with SVoD rival Shomi for Canadian original

Netflix and its streaming rival Shomi are joining forces to make Between, which will star Kids TV favourite Jennette McCurdy and was created by Michael McGowan and Resident Evil producer Don Carmody. Netflix and City TV and Shomi, which are both part of the Rogers group, are partnering on the series. The move surprised some […]

Rogers preparing to take on Netflix with streaming service

Canadian cable company Rogers is preparing to launch its own streaming service, according to local reports. The MSO has previously said it is looking at opportunities to launch a video streaming service and has a C$100 million (€67.35 million) war chest for content acquisitions for the soon-to-launch platform. The reports originated on online news service […]