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Rogers Anyplace TV app enhances Smart TV entertainment experience

LG Smart TVs now loaded with 1,000 hours of premium on demand content
via Rogers Anyplace TV

TORONTO, April 19, 2013 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications, Canada’s leading
diversified communications and media company announced today another
Canadian first with the launch of the Rogers Anyplace TV on demand app for LG Smart TVs. This is the first on demand video app
of its kind in Canada which authenticates to Rogers customer accounts
via Smart TVs.

“The internet is the anchor in the home, and makes next generation
entertainment experiences possible. The extension of Rogers Anyplace TV to LG Smart TVs demonstrates our ongoing commitment to transforming TV
viewing for our customers,” said David Purdy, senior vice-president,
content, Rogers Communications. “We are passionate about connecting our
customers to more and more of the content they love, on the growing
number of platforms they’re watching it on.”

Rogers customers can log into the Rogers Anyplace TV application on their LG Smart TV by creating a profile on Rogers postpaid wireless, home phone and internet customers can catch
up on shows from City, Global and CBC. Rogers Cable customers have
access to premium programming that they subscribe to through their
existing TV package such as AMC, Treehouse, W Network, Showcase, Slice,
and HGTV.  At launch, the app will host more than 1,000 hours of

“As a technology innovator and leader, LG brought the world’s first
55-inch OLED  and 84-inch Ultra HD TV to market and is excited to be
the first Smart TV manufacturer to offer Rogers Anyplace TV,” said Ross Snow, vice-president, Home Entertainment, LG Electronics
Canada Inc. “Owners of eligible LG Smart TVs in Canada will now have
the opportunity to access more premium content and with our Magic
Remote, it has never been easier to point, click and enjoy your
favourite television shows and movies with the Rogers Anyplace TV application.”

Rogers Anyplace TV will be available on 2012 and 2013 LG Smart TVs including OLED and
Ultra HD.

Rogers Anyplace TV is a multiplatform entertainment experience that delivers live and on
demand content including, primetime shows, film rentals, live sports,
news, and kids programming, to Canadians across computers, smartphones,
tablets, Xbox 360 gaming systems and now LG Smart TVs.  Rogers was the
first cable company in Canada to offer web-based entertainment content
streaming with, tied to customers’ cable subscriptions. offers Canadians access to over 14,500 on demand videos. The Rogers Anyplace TV mobile app comes pre-loaded (or available for download) on most Rogers
smartphone and tablet devices, providing access to premium on demand
and live entertainment content. Rogers On Demand – Channel 100 houses
over 4,000 feature films, 5,000 TV episodes and specialty programs, and
over 1,900 HD shows and movies.

About Rogers Communications
Rogers is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. We
are Canada’s largest provider of wireless voice and data communications
services and one of Canada’s leading providers of cable television,
high speed internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media we are
engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping,
sports entertainment, magazines and trade publications, and digital
media. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A
and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further
information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit

About LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company
The LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company is a global top player in
televisions, monitors, commercial displays, audio video systems,
personal computers and security systems. The company constantly pushes
technological boundaries to create feature-rich devices with stylish
designs that meet global consumer needs. LG’s consumer products include
CINEMA 3D Smart TVs, OLED TVs, IPS monitors, home theater systems,
Blu-ray Disc™ players, car audio/video systems, mouse scanners and
external storage devices. LG’s commercial products include digital
signage, video conferencing systems and IP security cameras. For more
information, please visit

About LG Electronics Canada
The LG brand was established in 1995. The company is a global leader in
electronics, information and communications products, with more than
117 operations around the world, and annual worldwide revenues of more
than US $49 billion. LG Canada is comprised of five business units –
Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Home Entertainment, Business
Solutions and Commercial Air Conditioning. The company has offices in
Toronto and Vancouver. LG Canada is focused on delivering award-winning
products known for blending style and technology. These innovative
products include cell phones, flat screen TVs and home appliances. For
more information please visit

SOURCE: Rogers Communications Inc.