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Wireless

Rogers is a Canadian leader in innovative wireless network technologies and services. We provide wireless voice and data communication services to individual consumers, businesses, governments, and other telecommunications service providers. We also provide postpaid and prepaid wireless services under the Rogers, Fido, and chatr brands, and provide consumers and businesses with the latest wireless devices, services, and applications. We provide these services to approximately 10.5 million subscribers in the Canadian wireless market.

Our wireless network is one of the most extensive and advanced independent high-speed wireless data networks in Canada, capable of supporting wireless services on smartphones, tablets, computers, and a broad variety of machine-to-machine and specialized devices. Deployment of our overall LTE network has reached approximately 96% of Canada’s population as at December 31, 2017 (2016 – 95%).

2017 Wireless Revenue Mix

$8.3 Billion

Service 93%

Equipment 7%

Wireless Service Revenue

(in millions of dollars)

2017 $7,775

2016 $7,258

2015 $6,902

Wireless Adjusted Operating Profit

(in millions of dollars)

2017 $3,561

2016 $3,285

2015 $3,239

Cable & Business Solutions

Cable provides high-speed Internet, television, and voice communication services to consumers, businesses, governments, and wholesale resellers, leveraging our expansive fibre and hybrid fibre-coaxial network infrastructure in Ontario, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Our service territory covers approximately 4.3 million homes. We also operate a transcontinental fibre-optic network that extends over 48,000 route kilometres that Business Solutions leverages to provide voice and data communications and advanced services, including data centres and cloud computing, to the enterprise, public sector, and carrier wholesale markets.

2017 Cable Service Revenue Mix

$3.5 Billion

Television 47%

Internet 43%

Phone 10%

2017 Business Solutions Service Revenue Mix

$0.4 Billion

Next Generation 85%

Legacy 15%

Cable Service Revenue Breakdown

(In millions of dollars)

Internet

Television

Phone

2017

1,606

1,501

353

2016

1,495

1,562

386

2015

1,343

1,669

445

Business Solutions Service Revenue Breakdown

(In millions of dollars)

Next Generation

Legacy

2017

322

58

2016

307

71

2015

288

85

Media

Media provides services in sports media and entertainment (including both the Toronto Blue Jays and our 12-year, exclusive national licensing agreement (NHL Agreement) with the National Hockey League (NHL) to broadcast all nationally televised live NHL hockey games within Canada on multiple platforms), television and radio broadcasting, multi-platform shopping experiences, digital media, and publishing. In Sports Media and Entertainment, we own the Toronto Blue Jays, Canada’s only Major League Baseball (MLB) team, and the Rogers Centre event venue, which hosts the Toronto Blue Jays home games, concerts, trade shows, and special events. Media holds a 37.5% ownership interest in Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. (MLSE), which owns the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC, and the Toronto Marlies, as well as various associated real estate holdings.

2017 Media Revenue Mix

$2.2 Billion

Sports 57%

Broadcasting 23%

TSC 15%

Digital and Publishing Content 5%

Media Revenue

(In millions of dollars)

2017 $2,153

2016 $2,146

2015 $2,079

Media Adjusted Operating Profit

(In millions of dollars)

2017 $139

2016 $169

2015 $172

For a detailed discussion of our financial and operating metrics please see our 2017 Annual Report.