||While in law school, Ted Rogers buys CHFI, a struggling FM radio station and builds it into a success.
||CHFI-AM is launched later renamed CFTR, signifying ‘Canada’s First Ted Rogers’, now 680 News.
||Ted Rogers founds Rogers Cable TV, acquires Bramalea Telecable and formally enters into the cable business with 300 subscribers.
||Rogers Community Television premieres.
||Rogers Cable TV launches ‘cable tv converters’ in Toronto, providing its subscribers with more channels.
||Rogers becomes a public company when it acquires Canadian Cablesystems through a reverse takeover and becomes biggest cable company in Canada
||Rogers acquires Premier Cablevision of Vancouver.
||Rogers starts to operate in U.S. cable market. Wins franchises in Orange County, California, Minneapolis, and Portland and purchases the cable system in San Antonio
||Cantel (predecessor of Rogers Wireless) launches cellular service on July 1.
||Rogers Communications Inc. is formed as the parent company to his operating divisions.
Rogers Broadcasting acquires CFMT - Toronto.
||Rogers Video is created and later becomes the largest Canadian-owned chain of rental video stores.
Rogers Broadcasting acquires the Canadian Home Shopping Network, later renamed The Shopping Channel.
||Rogers sells U.S. cable assets for over $1 billion profit and invests profits in wireless sector.
Rogers partners with Canadian Pacific in CNCP (later renamed Unitel) and enters long distance telephony market in 1992 after a historic CRTC victory.
The Rogers Telefund is established to contribute to the production of quality independent Canadian television programming.
||Rogers Cablesystems and partners launch Viewer’s Choice Canada, a pay-per-view cable television company.
||Rogers Broadcasting station CFTR changes its format and becomes 680News, the first all-news station in Canada.
||Rogers launches $3.1 billion hostile bid for Maclean Hunter, at the time the largest takeover in Canadian history – Rogers Media is created
||Rogers pulls out of Unitel.
Rogers becomes the first cable company in North America to launch commercial high-speed Internet service when it launches service in Newmarket, Ontario
||Rogers Cantel AT&T launches prepaid Pay-As-You-Go cellular service.
||Rogers Cablesystems launches Digital Cable Television service – offering more channels and enhanced services to subscribers.
Microsoft, AT&T and British Telecom invest in Rogers
||Rogers acquires the Toronto Blue Jays major league baseball team. Rogers swaps cable properties with Shaw.
Rogers purchases Cable Atlantic, a cable operation in Newfoundland
||Rogers Media acquires control of Sportsnet from CTV. Renamed Rogers Sportsnet
Rogers Cable launches High Definition Television (HDTV) in Canada. Customers have the ability to choose from up to 8 channels of HDTV programming, the widest selection of any cable or satellite company, to date.
||Rogers launches GSM wireless network – the international world standard network.
Rogers Cable launches Video On Demand. Renamed as Rogers On Demand in December 2003.
CFMT-TV rebranded as Omni Television.
Rogers Media launches Omni.2 to provide additional multicultural television programming in Ontario.
||Rogers Cable launches Personal Video Recorders (PVRs)
||Rogers Communications Inc. acquires the SkyDome stadium in Toronto.
Rogers buys back AT&T's interest in Rogers Wireless for $1.8 billion and one week later announces a $1.6 billion deal to purchase wireless provider Microcell
||Rogers Cable acquires Call-Net and offers local telephone service.
||Rogers Cable launches the Rogers Yahoo! Portable Internet Service for wireless access in 20 cities across Canada.
Rogers Media launches “Hello!” magazine, a Canadian-licensed celebrity and entertainment news magazine.
||Rogers acquires five Citytv television stations – Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver.
Rogers achieves investment grade status for its debt.
||Rogers Wireless launches the Apple iPhone.
The Buffalo Bills NFL Football Team, in partnership with Rogers Communications, kick off their “Toronto Series” with a pre-season game at Rogers Centre against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bills win, 24 to 21.
Ted Rogers passes away at his home, from congestive heart failure.
Alan Horn becomes Acting CEO of Rogers Communications Inc., as well as retaining Chairman duties.
||Nadir Mohamed becomes President & CEO of Rogers Communications Inc.