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Rogers Communications Files Preliminary Shelf Prospectuses

December 15, 2011

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TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2011 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications Inc. (“Rogers”)
announced today that it has filed a preliminary short form base shelf
prospectus with applicable securities regulators in each of the
provinces of Canada.  This will allow Rogers to make offerings of debt
securities of up to $4 billion in the provinces of Canada during the
25-month period after the shelf prospectus becomes final.  This shelf
prospectus will replace Rogers’ corresponding existing shelf prospectus
that expires on December 30, 2011.  The preliminary shelf prospectus
will not become final until a final shelf prospectus is filed with the
provincial securities regulatory authorities in Canada and a receipt is
obtained.

Rogers also announced today that it has filed a separate preliminary
short form base shelf prospectus with the Ontario Securities Commission
and a corresponding registration statement with the United States
Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).  These filings will
allow Rogers to make offerings of debt securities of up to US$4 billion
in Ontario and the United States during the 25-month period after the
shelf prospectus becomes final and the registration statement becomes
effective.  This shelf prospectus and registration statement will
replace Rogers’ corresponding existing shelf prospectus and
registration statement that expire on December 30, 2011.  The
preliminary shelf prospectus will not become final until a final shelf
prospectus is filed with the Ontario Securities Commission and a
receipt is obtained.  The registration statement filed with the SEC
relating to these debt securities has not yet become effective.  The
registration statement will not become effective until an amendment is
filed and the SEC is notified of the aforementioned receipt.

These debt securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted
prior to the time that a receipt for the applicable final shelf
prospectus has been issued in Canada and the registration statement
becomes effective with respect to the applicable debt securities.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in any jurisdiction. 
This news release is not an offer for sale within the United States of
any debt or other securities of Rogers.  Securities of Rogers,
including any offering of its debt securities, may not be offered or
sold in the United States absent registration under U.S. securities
laws or unless exempt from registration under such laws.

Rogers has no immediate intention to offer securities pursuant to the
shelf prospectuses or registration statement.

Copies of the preliminary shelf prospectuses will be available on
request from the contacts listed below or over the Internet at the
Canadian Securities Administrators’ website at www.sedar.com. Copies of the registration statement will be available on request from
the contacts listed below or over the Internet at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.

About Rogers Communications

Rogers is a diversified Canadian communications and media company.
Rogers is 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, Rogers is engaged in radio and television broadcasting,
televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, sports
entertainment and digital media. Rogers is publicly traded on the
Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock
Exchange (NYSE: RCI).