Rogers Communications Declares Increased Quarterly Dividend



    
    Quarterly Dividend of $0.29 per Share Reflects Newly Established
    $1.16 per Share Annual Dividend Payout Level
    

    TORONTO, Feb. 18 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications Inc. ("Rogers") announced
today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend totalling
$0.29 per share on each of its outstanding Class B Non-Voting shares and Class
A Voting shares.
    Rogers' Board today adopted a dividend policy which increases the annual
dividend rate from $1.00 to $1.16 per Class A Voting and Class B Non-Voting
share effective immediately to be paid in quarterly amounts of $0.29 per
share.
    The quarterly dividend declared today will be paid on April 1, 2009 to
shareholders of record on March 6, 2009, and is the first quarterly dividend
to reflect the newly increased $1.16 per share annual dividend level. Such
quarterly dividends are only payable as and when declared by Rogers' Board and
there is no entitlement to any dividend prior thereto.

    About the Company:

    Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media
company. We are engaged in wireless voice and data communications services
through Wireless, Canada's largest wireless provider and the operator of the
country's only national GSM and HSPA based networks. Through Cable we are one
of Canada's largest providers of cable television, high-speed Internet access
and telephony. Through 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 www.rogers.com.





For further information:

For further information: Bruce M. Mann, (416) 935-3532,
bruce.mann@rci.rogers.com; Dan Coombes, (416) 935-3550,
dan.coombes@rci.rogers.com


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