Monday, December 1, 2008

R.I.P. -- Ted Rogers, Founder of Rogers Communications

Rogers Communications announced the death of its founder, Edward Samuel "Ted" Rogers, a visionary communications industry pioneer and an icon in Canadian business. He was 75 and suffered from congestive heart failure.

Rogers is a diversified Canadian communications and media company that operates the country's only national GSM/HSPA based network. Rogers is also one of Canada's largest providers of cable television services as well as high-speed Internet access and telephony services. Its media group is engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, and sports entertainment.