Rogers offers free admission this weekend to Quebec basketball fans

9,000 free tickets available for back-to-back Kebs games on February 25 and 26

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Quebec basketball fans will score big this weekend as Rogers Communications will provide free admission to back-to-back home games at the Pavilion de la Jeunesse, where the Kebs will take on the London Lightning on Saturday, February 25 and the Halifax Rainmen on Sunday, February 26.

"At Rogers we are passionate about technology and local sports. We are pleased to give fans an opportunity to experience a live game compliments of Rogers", said Ian Lidstone, Marketing Director, Rogers Communications. "The NBL's upcoming season promises to be a very exciting one and we are thrilled to extend that excitement to basketball fans in Quebec City."

"I would like to thank Rogers Communications for all of their outstanding support of NBL Canada and for sponsoring these two exciting upcoming games at the Pavillion De La Jeunesse featuring the Quebec Kebs ", said John Kennedy, NBL Canada Commissioner." Rogers has been has been a key corporate partner of NBL Canada since our inception and have been instrumental in raising the awareness of basketball throughout Canada. We appreciate and value their participation with our league very much."

For free admission, fans can go to the Quebec Kebs website (www.kebsdequebec.com) and print the special coupon on the home page. Fans are asked to arrive at the Pavilion de la Jeunesse at ExpoCité at 12:00 p.m. Game time for both Saturday and Sunday's matches is 1:05 p.m. Each coupon can be exchanged for a maximum of ten tickets; there are a limited number of tickets.

Rogers has been a proud supporter of the NBL since its inception in 2011, helping to promote the league and the sport in Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada. This year, Rogers is the title sponsor for five of seven teams in the league.

About Rogers Communications
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). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit rogers.com.

SOURCE Rogers Communications Inc.

For further information:

Media contact:
Luiza Staniec
luiza.staniec@rci.rogers.com
(514) 734-6681


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