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Rogers On Demand Online Pops With Over 550 hours of New Programming From Crackle

September 9, 2010

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TORONTO, Sept. 9 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications Inc. today announced that
Canadian entertainment lovers can watch even more of the shows and
movies they want, when and where they want on Canada’s first aggregated
authenticated web-based entertainment destination, Rogers On Demand
Online, now with the availability of programming from Crackle Inc. a new
online network from leading movie and programming empire Sony Pictures

Crackle is now available free to all Canadians on Rogers On Demand
Online and features over 550 hours of original short-form series and
full-length traditional programming from the vast Sony Pictures library
of television series and feature films including A Few Good Men
and classic series like Bewitched and Different Strokes.

“Canadians’ entertainment needs are evolving and customers want their
TV, movies, sports and video experiences wherever and whenever they
choose,” says David Purdy, Vice President, Video Products, Rogers
Communications Inc. “Rogers is committed to making the best content
available virtually anywhere in Canada through Rogers On Demand Online
and we are proud to work with other innovation leaders and powerhouse
entertainment providers like Sony to bring Canadians hours of great TV,
movie and web-exclusive entertainment on their own schedules.”

With the availability of Crackle content on Rogers On Demand Online,
Rogers customers currently have access to more than 10,000 hours of
primetime, movies, series and sports entertainment from hundreds of top
studios and networks available through Rogers’ multi-platform On Demand

Through the content relationship with Crackle, Rogers On Demand Online
viewers now have access to the site’s full-length movies, TV shows, and
original online series — all uncut and uncensored. Crackle also
features an array of long-format videos in all genres including comedy,
action, drama, sci-fi and horror.

to view the latest Rogers On Demand Online content including Crackle.
For regular updates, Rogers On Demand Online can also be found on Facebook
and Twitter.

About Rogers:

Rogers Communications Inc. is a diversified Canadian communications and
media company. We are engaged in wireless voice and data communications
services through Rogers Wireless, Canada’s largest wireless provider.
Through Rogers Cable we are one of Canada’s largest providers of cable
television services as well as high-speed Internet access, telephony
services and video retailing. Through Rogers 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).