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Rogers Broadcasting increases presence in Ontario

    TORONTO, May 5 /CNW/ - Rogers Broadcasting Limited (RBL) received CRTC
approval on the purchase of radio stations K-Rock and KIX Country in Kingston,
Ontario. Rogers had purchased a minority interest in these stations in 2000
and late last year made an arrangement to purchase the majority interest of
partner K-Rock 1057 Inc.
    "With these two radio stations, Rogers will have a strong presence in
Kingston", said Paul Ski, Chief Executive Officer, Radio, Rogers Media Inc.
"We look forward to serving the Kingston community and building on the legacy
of K-Rock."
    Rogers now operates 24 radio stations in Ontario including stations in
Ottawa and Toronto.

    Rogers Broadcasting is a subsidiary of Rogers Media, a division of Rogers
Communications (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI). Rogers Broadcasting has 54 AM and FM
radio stations across Canada. Television properties include 5 Citytv stations
and 5 OMNI local over-the-air stations, the specialty channels Rogers
Sportsnet, Canada's live event leader, which offers viewers four channels and
Sportsnet HD, OLN, Biography, and G4Tech TV, and Canada's only televised
shopping service, The Shopping Channel.