TORONTO, Feb. 26 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications Inc. announced today a
first for Canada. The My Home Connections™ benefit allows Rogers Home Phone
customers to make Canadian long distance calls from their home phone, to any
other Rogers Wireless, Rogers Home Phone or Fido number, at no charge.
This is a standard benefit for Rogers Home Phone customers and requires
no subscription or additional monthly fees. Rogers is the first home phone
company in Canada to provide this service as part of the basic phone service.
Rogers Home Phone customers can talk as long as they want, whenever they want,
without any Canadian long distance charges.
"Rogers continues to lead the way in offering a reliable home phone
service that keeps customers connected to the people that matter the most,"
said Phil Hartling, Vice President and General Manager, Rogers Home Phone. "My
Home Connections™ is an exciting new enhancement to the Rogers Home Phone
service, which provides customers with one more reason to choose Rogers as
their residential home phone provider."
My Home Connections™ is another example of the innovative converged
product applications that Rogers is bringing to market. Another is My Home
Circle™, which expands the Rogers Wireless local calling circle for couples
and families to include their Rogers Home number. These kind of innovations
enable Rogers customers to take full advantage of Rogers' nationwide network
Starting at $21.95 per month, Rogers Home Phone is a reliable alternative
to traditional phone services and offers a comprehensive selection of
features, which include:- Same phone number or a new phone number if requested
- Same telephone jacks and telephones
- 911 and 411
- Unlimited local calling
- 24/7 technical support
- Call features such as call forwarding, call waiting, call display
- Competitively priced North American and International long distance
ratesRogers Communications Inc. is a diversified Canadian communications and
media company engaged in three primary lines of business. Rogers Wireless is
Canada's largest wireless voice and data communications services provider and
the country's only carrier operating on the world standard GSM technology
platform. Rogers Cable and Telecom is Canada's largest cable television
provider offering cable television, high-speed Internet access, residential
telephony services, and video retailing, while its Rogers Business Solutions
division is a national provider of voice communications services, data
networking and broadband Internet connectivity to small, medium and large
businesses and government agencies across the country. Rogers Media is
Canada's premier collection of category leading media assets with businesses
in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, publishing, and
sports entertainment. For further information about the Rogers group of
companies, please visit www.rogers.com.