Correspondent, Toronto, Canada
Alastair's Feed
Feb 14, 2014
Feb 14, 2014
Feb 14, 2014
Feb 14, 2014
Feb 14, 2014
Feb 14, 2014
Feb 13, 2014
Feb 13, 2014

Canada’s Telus beats rivals with profit, revenue growth

TORONTO, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Telus Corp, one of
Canada’s biggest telecom companies, outpaced its main rivals
with a 13-percent jump in fourth-quarter profit and ambitious
targets for 2014, helped by expansion in both its wireless and
fixed-line businesses.

Its shares advanced more than 1 percent on Thursday as
investors cheered higher bills and more customers in wireless
and an Internet-fueled recovery in the landline segment.

Feb 12, 2014

Canada’s Rogers hit by new wireless rules, hockey costs

TORONTO, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Rogers Communications Inc
, Canada’s largest wireless telephone company, reported
quarterly results on Wednesday that were much weaker than
expected, blaming regulator-mandated changes to its wireless
pricing that hit revenue and profit.

Shares in Rogers fell more than 5 percent to a five-month
low after the company, also a major cable-TV provider, released
the results and pointed to more tough times ahead.

Feb 11, 2014
    • About Alastair

      "Canada tech, media and telecoms reporter based in Toronto, with emphasis on Research In Motion and including coverage of Rogers, Bell Canada, Telus, the new mobile entrants and the tech companies filling in the gaps. Previously spent two years in Cairo bureau chasing Orascom Telecom's Naguib Sawiris. Prior to that, spent a year learning the ropes in London."
      Joined Reuters:
      English, Arabic
    • More from Alastair

    • Contact Alastair

    • Follow Alastair