Rogers Kicks Off an Exclusive Multi-Screen Soccer Experience

Rogers customers can catch live matches on TV, online and mobile via Rogers Anyplace TV

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Today Rogers Communications announced that customers can score premium soccer on their TVs, computers and smartphones. For the first time in Canada, Rogers brings exclusive live access to non-televised or tape-delayed matches through Sportsnet World Plus and Rogers Anyplace TV.

"At Rogers we are passionate about world-class sports and along with millions of Canadians, we love to take in the action in real-time, wherever we are," said Anthony Antonelli, senior director, sports and on demand services, Rogers Communications. "Soccer is one of the most thrilling sports to watch live, and now our customers can catch multiple international league matches live at one time, on the device of their choice."

Ultimate soccer fans can catch every single UEFA Champions League match and hundreds of Barclays Premier League and UEFA Europa League matches this season.  Here's how:

On your TV- Rogers digital TV customers can tune into 12 channels for all the action from Sportsnet, Sportsnet ONE and Sportsnet World. Sportsnet World subscribers have access to the new Sportsnet World Plus channels.

On your computer: Rogers digital television customers in Canada with an Internet connection who subscribe to Sportsnet World can live stream the matches on their computers via RogersAnyplaceTV.com.

On your smartphone: Rogers wireless customers can live stream the games on their smartphones with the Rogers Anyplace TV Live mobile app, available through the Apple App Store, Google Play and BlackBerry App World. For $5/month, the app provides 5 hours of viewing with overage charges of $1 per additional hour. Until April 30, 2013 overage charges are waived providing unlimited viewing.

The Rogers Anyplace TV Live app live streams Sportsnet channels and sporting events like Blue Jays games, basketball, hockey, tennis and music concerts, news such as CityNews, and kids programming like YTV and Treehouse.  For more info on Rogers Anyplace TV and details on the live-stream, check out: www.RogersAnyplaceTV.com/sports

About Rogers Communications
Rogers 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, sports entertainment, magazines and trade publications, 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). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit www.rogers.com.

SOURCE: Rogers Communications Inc.

For further information:

Kaili Lupp
Rogers Communications
416-935-4824
kaili.lupp@rci.rogers.com