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TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2011 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications Inc. is on a
breakaway, offering Rogers Digital TV customers and hockey fans on
demand and live streaming Toronto Maple Leaf games on Rogers On Demand
Online, free, with your Rogers Digital VIP TV subscription. Starting on
Monday, October 17, all regular season games broadcasted on Sportsnet
and Leafs TV, plus additional on-demand programming such as Game In Six Minutes or Game In One Hour, will be available at RogersOnDemand.com.
“Our fans are hungry for anything Leafs,” Chris Hebb, Senior
Vice-President, Broadcast & Content, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment.
“This partnership with Rogers On Demand Online means that Rogers
Digital VIP TV and Leafs TV subscribers never have to worry about
missing a minute of what is shaping up to be an exciting season.”
“Hockey fans are some of the most devoted sports fans there are, and the
Leafs audience is no exception. We want to make sure customers can get
the Leafs games they want, when they want them, the way they want them
– whether it’s the full game, an hour of it or 6 minutes of
highlights,” says David Purdy, Vice President, Video Products, Rogers
Communications Inc. “This is another way we’re delivering on our
commitment to offer world-class entertainment across multiple platforms
and truly bring the TV Anywhere experience to life for our customers.”
Rogers On Demand Online has become one of the top spots for Toronto
sports fans with live streaming of Toronto Blue Jays games and Rogers
Cup matches this year, as well as FIFA 2010. Combined, all three sports
events have resulted in over half a million live streams to the site.
Rogers is currently the number 1 cable and Internet provider in the
Greater Toronto Area.
Rogers On Demand Online is a free service offering anytime, anywhere
access to the best of prime time, day time and specialty TV, movies,
sports and web-exclusive extras. All Rogers Digital TV customers
within the Leafs territory will be able to receive 29 online streaming
Leafs games as part of their cable package by simply registering and
completing their Rogers account profile at www.rogersondemand.com. Subscribers to Rogers Digital VIP package will be able to stream an
additional 12 games from Leafs TV, for a total of 41 games.
More information about Rogers On Demand and a complete live streaming
schedule for the entire regular Leaf season is available at: www.rogersondemand.com/leafs.
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, sports entertainment, and
digital media. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange
(TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).
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