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Rogers Communications CEO Admitted to Hospital

October 31, 2008

News Releases

    TORONTO, Oct. 31 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications Inc. announces that Ted
Rogers, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, has been admitted to hospital
for treatment for an existing cardiac condition. Mr. Rogers will temporarily
relinquish his responsibilities as the Company's Chief Executive Officer. The
length of Mr. Rogers' leave will be determined by his overall health and
medical progress.
    During this period, Alan D. Horn, Chairman of the Board of Rogers
Communications Inc., will serve as acting Chief Executive Officer and lead the
company's Office of the President.
    The Board of Directors and employees of Rogers Communications extend
their best wishes to Mr. Rogers.

    Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media
company. We are engaged in wireless voice and data communications services
through Wireless, Canada's largest wireless provider and the operator of the
country's only national GSM and HSPA based networks. Through Cable we are one
of Canada's largest providers of cable television, high-speed Internet access
and telephony. Through Media, we are engaged in radio and television
broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, and sports
entertainment. 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 www.rogers.com.