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Rogers widens its lead in bringing Canadians the most HD choices and more HD channels

Over 4x the amount of HD content versus Canadian satellite TV with the launch of 13 additional new High Definition Channels

TORONTO, Dec. 3 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications Inc. today announced it has furthered its lead as Canada’s premium video entertainment provider with the addition of 13 new high definition channels to its robust HD content lineup, bringing the Rogers offering to more than 100 channels and hundreds of hours of HD content On Demand. – 4x more HD choices than Canadian satellite TV offerings.

“Rogers is thrilled to bring our customers even more of the programming and customizable entertainment they want with the best-quality, high-definition experience,” said David Purdy, Vice President of Video Product Management, Rogers Communications. “Now with hundreds of hours of On Demand HD movies, sports and TV programming in addition to more than 100 HD channels, Rogers continues to deliver unparalleled HD entertainment content to Canadians, further cementing Rogers as the market leader in HD television. Our customers get the most of what they want, when they want it – that includes all their favourite movies and shows On Demand and in HD.”

Today, Rogers announced the following additions* to its HD lineup:

-   Global BC HD
    -   History Television HD
    -   TCM - Turner Classic Movies HD
    -   KTLA HD
    -   WPIX HD
    -   WSBK HD
    -   MEXCESS HD
    -   MFUN! HD
    -   WOW HD
    -   TV5 HD
    -   TFO HD
    -   Fireplace HD

Rogers offers the most choice in HD programming and On Demand HD with the most HD movies and most HD sports content. With the addition of 13 new HD channels and hundreds of HD titles available On Demand Rogers offers the widest variety of HD content in Canada.

The full Rogers HD programming lineup (including all new channels, regional availability and On Demand content) as well as details on getting the right equipment needed to fully enjoy the Rogers HD experience can be found by visiting

*available in Ontario 860MHz areas

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).