Money Wireless growth is the future and this telecom knows it

20:51  17 may  2018
20:51  17 may  2018 Source:   fool.com

Canada's wireless prices justified: think tank

  Canada's wireless prices justified: think tank A new report challenges the belief that Canadians pay too much for their wireless communications services .The Montreal Economic Institute says it's too simplistic to say Canadians pay some of the highest wireless prices in the world.The private-sector think tank says Canada's relatively high prices are justified by the quality of the networks, the size of the country and the investments that carriers are making in fifth-generation wireless technology.

Wireless is the wave of the future , and Rogers knows it . Rogers offers wireline, wireless , TV, and internet subscription services across the country, but of these segments, the wireless segment continues to draw the most attention and potential for growth .

The telecommunications ecosystem expects IoT to become a critical engine for future growth . Each of these will dramatically broaden the reach of wireless for consumers and business users. M&A in other areas of telecom , such as fiber and towers, is also likely to continue in 2018, building on

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Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B)(NYSE:RCI) is one of the largest telecoms in the country, which makes the company an intriguing option for investors looking at adding a telecom to their portfolios.

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Canada’s telecoms are very similar, both in service offerings as well as price points, which leads to frequent comparisons of which of the behemoths make better investments.

While Rogers’s compelling size alone doesn’t make the company a great investment option, there are several other factors for investors to contemplate that will.

Wireless is the wave of the future, and Rogers knows it

Rogers offers wireline, wireless, TV, and internet subscription services across the country, but of these segments, the wireless segment continues to draw the most attention and potential for growth.

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Revenue growth has been hard to come by for most wireless operators No matter how diligently operators try to prepare themselves for the future , it is, of course, impossible to know what that future will hold, especially in an industry like telecommunications , in which change can happen quickly.

In a little over a decade, wireless devices have gone from mere communication tools to invaluable daily smart devices that have taken the place of dozens of different devices from alarm clocks and flashlights to remote controls and encyclopedias. The added functionality comes at the cost of greater data needs, which Rogers is all too happy to provide for an additional cost.

Data consumption across the wireless industry has roughly doubled over each of the past few years, and as faster connections and newer, better devices get released to consumers, that trend is only set to continue for the foreseeable future.

And while many view the Canadian wireless market as saturated, there’s still plenty more growth to come from new subscribers. In the most recent quarter, Rogers added 95,000 new contract subscribers to the wireless segment, beating the 58,000 that analysts were forecasting.

Re-testing of alert system could take a year

  Re-testing of alert system could take a year OTTAWA - It could be this time next year before Canada's new mobile emergency alert system is tested again on a wide scale as the players involved in last week's failed tests figure out what went wrong. As an Amber Alert sounded for a missing boy in Ontario on Monday, officials said the warning system is up and running, but public expectations that all compatible devices connected to a wireless network should receive alerts may be too high. The As an Amber Alert sounded for a missing boy in Ontario on Monday, officials said the warning system is up and running, but public expectations that all compatible devices connected to a wireless network should receive alerts may be too high.

THE future is already arriving, it is just a question of knowing where to look. The rapid growth in data traffic will continue for the foreseeable future , says Sundeep Rangan of NYU Wireless , a department of New York University.

Wireless Growth Is the Future and This Telecom Knows it . Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B)(NYSE:RCI) continues to offer investors a respectable dividend and solid earnings, but ongoing improvements in the wireless segment could lead to a massive growth opportunity.

Amazingly, that’s not the most impressive update from the recent quarterly update. That honour goes to the churn rate, which shows Rogers’s ability to retain customers from leaving to a competitor.

In the most recent quarter, Rogers’s churn rate saw a massive decrease from 1.48% in the previous quarter to an impressive 1.08%.

Rogers CEO Joe Natale attributed that improvement to a company initiative of improving customer service and eliminating long-standing issues that drove customers to ultimately move to one of Rogers competitors.

The strategy must be working, as the recent improvement brought the churn rate down to its lowest level in 15 years.

Strong results, strong growth, great dividend

The other segments of the company fared just as well in the most recent quarter. Rogers’s internet segment realized growth of 26,000 customers in the quarter, and the TV segment, which has struggled in recent quarters, continued to decline, but lost 12,000 subscribers, which represents half the number of subscribers the segment shed in the same quarter last year.

Mobile users question effectiveness of system

  Mobile users question effectiveness of system OTTAWA - As an Amber Alert sounded for a missing boy in Ontario on Monday, some mobile users questioned the effectiveness of the country's new wireless emergency alert system, while others complained about receiving the messages in the first place. The authentic alert, issued by police who were searching for an eight-year-old boy north of Thunder Bay, Ont., came one week after tests of the Alert Ready system failed to reach large numbers of mobile service subscribers and as service providers and emergency officials tried to unravel what went wrong during the nation-wide preview.

Soon, software will know how you feel—and will use that data to sell you things. Kirk believes that GMOs are the future , and he's willing to wait. The tyranny of the wireless carriers is over. Nick Fox. Vice President, Communications Products | Google.

Some wireless industry analysts foresee a future in which a handful of companies control wireless communications across the globe. Verizon Wireless can no longer rely on new smartphone adopters to drive subscription growth . Verizon knows it needs to gird for a real fight.

Overall, Rogers saw profits beat the same quarter last year by an impressive 37%, coming in at $425 million, or $0.83 per share. Total revenue for the quarter topped $3.63 billion, reflecting an increase of 8% over the same quarter last year, while EBITDA saw a 14% increase over last year, coming in at $1.34 billion.

In terms of a dividend, Rogers offers quarterly dividend that pays a respectable 3.11% yield. While that yield may not stack up against some of Rogers’s telecom peers, it is a solid and sustainable dividend that shouldn’t be dismissed.

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