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Rogers Media launches 680News Blackberry application

May 14, 2009

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    TORONTO, May 14 /CNW/ - Rogers Media today launched the first Canadian
all news radio Blackberry™ application offering up-to-the-minute news
headlines, five-day weather forecasts and live traffic updates for the Greater
Toronto Area. On-demand business and traffic audio reports are also featured
on the Blackberry Bold, and Blackberry Curve 8890.
    The 680News Blackberry application can be downloaded for free at or directly from the mobile browser at
    "680News on Blackberry is a natural extension for Toronto's only all news
radio station," said Claude Galipeau, Senior Vice President, Digital Media,
Rogers Media Inc. "Our aim is to reach audiences wherever they are and with
this application, Blackberry users can access the latest breaking news, real
time weather, our 5-day forecasts and instant access to hundreds of Ontario
Ministry of Transportation and City of Toronto traffic cameras across the
major routes in the GTA and the Golden Horseshoe."

    Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., (TSX: RCI;
NYSE: RCI), operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers
Broadcasting has 54 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Television
properties include 5 Citytv stations as well as five OMNI multicultural
television stations. Rogers Sportsnet, Canada's live event leader, offers
viewers four channels and Sportsnet HD and the Shopping Channel is a televised
and Internet shopping service. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known
consumer magazines such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, Flare, L'actualité and
Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry,
medical and financial publications. All media properties are integrated with
their own popular web sites. Rogers Media also owns The Toronto Blue Jays
Baseball Club and Rogers Centre, a year-round sports and entertainment