“Cable TV mogul Ted Rogers has died at his Toronto home at the age of 75,” Kristine Owram reports or The Canadian Press.
“Ted Rogers, creator of Canada’s largest cable-television and mobile-phone company, has died at his Toronto home at the age of 75,” Owram reports. “The founder of Rogers Communications Inc. had been treated in hospital in October for an existing heart condition.”
“In addition to the Rogers cable, wireless, radio and television businesses, the company owns the Toronto Blue Jays and their home the Rogers Centre, five Citytv stations and an array of other media properties including Maclean’s and Chatelaine magazines,” Owram reports.
“Rogers stayed on top of developments in telecommunications, branching out into cheap long-distance telephone service, cellphones and high-speed Internet,” Owram reports. “Most recently, the company became the sole Canadian distributor of Apple’s spectacularly selling iPhone.”
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