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January 22, 2020

 
 
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Rogers CEO threatens to cut network investment if government brings in ‘punitive’ policies
  Rogers CEO threatens to cut network investment if government brings in ‘punitive’ policies
 

Alexandra Posadzki

 
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Rogers Communications Inc.'s chief executive is warning that the company will make a significant reduction to the nearly $3-billion it plans to invest in infrastructure this year if the federal government brings in policies that are “punitive” to the telecommunications industry.

 
On Wednesday, Rogers CEO Joe Natale said he’s pleading with the government to strike the right balance between making telecommunications services affordable and encouraging investment in the country’s wireless and internet infrastructure.

 
 
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