Canadian telecom company’s massive outage leads customer exodus

Telecom company - Rogers Logo on building

The country’s few rivals to Rogers have experienced an influx of new customer registrations. Last Friday, Canadian telecom company Rogers, one of the few major providers in the country, experienced a massive nationwide outage, cutting millions of people off from wireless, internet and even home phone services. Certain banking systems, healthcare and even 911 emergency lines were impacted by the outage. The Rogers telecom company’s outage lasted for 19 hours, having started early in the morning before business hours, and not ending for most people and businesses until late Friday…

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