Canada's Rogers says to buy Mobilicity, Shaw airwaves

Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:25am EDT
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TORONTO, June 24 (Reuters) - Rogers Communications Inc has orchestrated a series of deals that will boost the quality of its mobile phone service, Canada's largest wireless operator said on Wednesday.

Rogers will pay C$440 million ($355.21 million) for struggling wireless operator Mobilicity and C$100 million to complete a long-standing agreement to buy airwaves from Shaw Communications Inc. It will also sell some spectrum to Wind Mobile.

($1 = 1.2387 Canadian dollars) (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)