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Rogers To Offer Faster Speed For Hi-Speed Ultimate Service

March 5, 2010

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Fredericton and St. John customers now reach 'fastest Internet
           service' with up to 70Mbps, exclusively through Rogers

SAINT JOHN, NB, March 5 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications Inc. today announced an increase in speed for the fastest Rogers Hi-Speed Internet service in Fredericton and Saint John, New Brunswick. The Ultimate Internet service will provide customers with download speeds of up to 70 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 2Mbps. Our Ultimate service is currently available in Fredericton and Saint John, and will be rolled out throughout the Rogers Atlantic footprint by mid 2010. For $99.99 a month this service includes a monthly usage allowance of up to 175GB. There will be no increase to the monthly rate of Ultimate with the speed increase.

“We are regularly testing and improving our network to provide our customers with a fast and reliable speed experience,” said John Boynton, Executive Vice President, Marketing, Rogers Communications Inc. “As a result, we are able to further increase the speed of our fastest Internet service and superior network which ensures customers continue to enjoy the ultimate Internet experience with our Ultimate service.”

Rogers Ultimate High-Speed Internet launched in December of 2009 in Fredericton and Saint John, offering download speeds of up to 50 Mbps. Existing Ultimate customers will now benefit from download speeds of up to 20 Mbps faster at no extra charge. Ultimate, combined with Rogers wireless home networking device, DOCSIS 3.0 N gateway, enables customers to experience fast Internet speeds and services that are among the most advanced offerings available to residential customers. This exciting and innovative service combination, available only from Rogers, allows multiple computing devices to be easily and quickly connected anywhere in the house with superior speed, reliability and portability.

Rogers has invested more than $1 billion in its wireline network over the past ten years to ensure it continues to be the market leader and delivers the most innovative products to customers. For more information about Rogers High-Speed Internet visit

About Rogers Communications Inc.

Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are 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 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). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit