Rogers Agrees to Purchase 1.4 Million Class B Non-Voting Shares for Cancellation in Private Purchase



    TORONTO, June 22 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications Inc. ("Rogers") announced
today that it has agreed to purchase for cancellation 1.4 million of its
outstanding Class B Non-Voting shares ("Class B shares"), or approximately
0.27% of the Class B shares outstanding at June 4, 2009, pursuant to a private
agreement between Rogers and an arm's-length third party seller (the "Private
Purchase") for an aggregate purchase price of $37,240,000. The Private
Purchase was made under an issuer bid exemption order issued by the Ontario
Securities Commission. The Class B shares purchased under the Private Purchase
will be included in calculating the number of Class B shares that Rogers may
purchase through its outstanding normal course issuer bid.
    In the twelve months preceding this purchase, Rogers has repurchased an
aggregate 18,157,400 Class B shares, of which an aggregate 7,830,000 Class B
shares were repurchased pursuant to issuer bid exemption orders issued by the
Ontario Securities Commission and an aggregate 10,327,400 Class B shares were
repurchased pursuant to normal course issuer bids. Of the 18,157,400 Class B
shares repurchased, an aggregate 3,077,400 Class B shares were repurchased
during 2008 and an aggregate 15,080,000 Class B shares were repurchased in
2009.

    About the Company:
    We are 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 and the operator of the country's
only national GSM and HSPA based network. 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).





For further information:

For further information: Lorraine Daly, (416) 935-3575,
lorraine.daly@rci.rogers.com


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