The Rogers family is one of the wealthiest and most renowned families in Canada. This family has an estimated net worth of $7.6 billion, which derives from its privately-held business known as Rogers Communications. This is a company that operates particularly in the field of cable television, internet connectivity, telephone and wireless communications. The company was founded by Edward Rogers in 1925 and it was known as Rogers Vacuum Tube Company.
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Rogers Cable is considered to be the largest cable television service provider in Canada with more than 2.3 million customers in Labrator, Newfoundland and southern Ontario. Rogers Telecom is a major competitive telephone carrier in the country. Rogers Wireless is the country’s largest wireless communications services provider. Rogers Media owns Rogers Publishing Limited, which is the largest publishing company in Canada with over 70 consumer and business publications.
Rogers Communications Inc. is traded on the NYSE and TSX under RCI. The Rogers Control Trust controls the company through super voting Class A shares (fifty votes per share). The privately-owned company has its headquarters at 333 Bloor Street East in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It employs more than 29, 000 people. Alan Horn serves as the chairman of the company, while Guy Laurence serves as the Chief Executive officer of the company.