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Description: It’s a huge deal. Rogers Communications is proposing to buy rival Shaw Communications in a deal worth $26 billion. The marriage of these two large broadcast and cellular empires will drastically change the landscape in an area where consumers often talk about high rates and a lack of competition. Perhaps it is not surprising that the Competition Bureau is being flooded by inquiries since the deal was proposed earlier in the week.

Date:  March 19, 2021

Source:  thestar.com

 Link: https://www.thestar.com/business/2021/03/19/competition-bureau-getting-unprecedented-online-feedback-about-rogers-shaw-deal.html?source=newsletter&utm_content=a02&utm_source=ts_nl&utm_medium=email&utm_email=760BE779956395955CFBBA5C497D22A3&utm_campaign=sbj_49038

Discussion points:

1) Which company is your cell carrier? Are you satisfied with cost and service?

2) Do you think the Rogers/Shaw deal will have an impact on consumers?

3) Problem 8.10B on page 8-42 of Wiley’s Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision-Making, compares the collection experience of these two companies. Complete this problem with your classmates and discuss your findings.

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