Rogers says community upgrades after outage will value $261M, however no timeline given – Nationwide

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Rogers Communications Inc. will now spend $261 million to bodily cut up its wi-fi and wireline networks following the July 8 outage and says it isn’t ready to quantify the direct financial losses attributable to the disruption.

The feedback are available in a Aug. 22 letter requested by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Fee (CRTC) that gives further info pertaining to the outage which impacted million of Canadians.

The splitting of networks was beforehand anticipated to value $250 million.

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The size of time it is going to take to separate the networks was redacted, nevertheless, together with different particulars on the measure.

Rogers additionally says within the letter that it doesn’t have the required information to find out the precise financial losses attributable to the outage.

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Within the weeks after the outage, Rogers mentioned it will be committing $10 billion over three years to extend oversight, testing and the usage of synthetic intelligence to make sure dependable service, and would spend $150 million on buyer credit.


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