Rogers Outage: What do we Know After Two Months?

Eric Kuhnke eric.kuhnke at
Mon Sep 12 23:21:42 UTC 2022

I did a ctrl-f for "Shaw" in that article and there's zero mention of it.

I realize that the Internet Society is meant to remain neutral and not
comment subjectively on matters of market competition and conglomeration of

It's very concerning to me that the Rogers/Shaw acquisition-merger will
likely be allowed to proceed, even further reducing competition, and
increasing centralization (the opposite of the *decentralization* mentioned
in the article). From the point of view of a Canadian who works primarily
for US-based ISPs these days, at least in the US there's seven or eight
gargantuan multi-billion-dollar sized last mile cable operators. In many
parts of Canada it's just Rogers or Shaw. It's not a good situation at all
for the consumer.

On Mon, 12 Sept 2022 at 07:42, Sean Donelan <sean at> wrote:

> Article by Internet Society's Resident Advisor Jim Cowie.
> Rogers Outage: What do we Know After Two Months?
> September 9, 2022
> It’s now been a full two months since Rogers Telecom suffered a nationwide
> Internet outage, leaving tens of millions of Canadians without
> telecommunications services.
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