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Rogers: 'Cable and telecom need to be treated equally'

Globe and Mail telecommunications reporter Iain Marlow is spending the next three days at the Canadian Telecom Summit in Toronto and filing interviews, audio and stories.

Monday, he spoke with Rogers Communications Inc. executives Rob Bruce, president of communications and Ken Engelhart, vice-president of regulatory affairs.

Listen to Iain's interviews with Rogers and a speech and q&a with Industry Minister Tony Clement, below.

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Earlier Monday, Industry Minister Tony Clement said he will release a consultation paper in the next few days on easing foreign ownership restrictions in Canada's telecommunications sector that seeks to balance the needs of new wireless entrants and established industry players.

"We intend to move with prudence and undertake consultations," Mr. Clement told a crowd in a keynote address at the Canadian Telecom Summit in Toronto.

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