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Rogers Radio launches iPhone application

TORONTO, May 27 /CNW/ – Rogers Digital Media announced today that it has launched an iPhone application for its 52 radio stations.

The Rogers Radio iPhone app is available for free and exclusively to Rogers Wireless and Fido customers. The Rogers Radio iPhone app provides users with the ability to access some of the best and most recognizable brands in music, sports and news radio including 98.1 CHFI, SONiC 102.9, JACK FM, News1130, 680News, The FAN 590 and The FAN 960.

Featuring the ability to search by Genre, by Station, by City or by “Near Me”, the Rogers Radio iPhone app quickly gets listeners to their favourite station and allows them to try other stations close to them or across the country. Fans can also request a song, get details on the last 10 songs played, link to the station website and share their favourite station with friends via email.

“Rogers is committed to connecting with our listeners on all platforms. The Rogers Radio iPhone application allows us to reach our listeners no matter where they are,” said Claude Galipeau, SVP & GM, Digital Media, Rogers Media Inc. “This application complements our popular iPhone and BlackBerry applications from 680News, 660News and News1130.”

Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers Broadcasting has 52 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, is comprised of four channels, all of which are available nationally and in high definition, 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 facility.