RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 30 /CNW/ - In response to increasing demand for
high-definition movies, Rogers Video is expanding its HD DVD and Blu-ray disc
rentals on top new movie releases in over 250 stores across Canada.
"We are witnessing increasing customer demand for high-definition movie
titles," says Michael Jacobson, Vice President, Merchandise and Distribution,
for Rogers Retail. "Our goal is to ensure that we are supplying our customers
with choice and availability in whatever format they are after."
HD DVD and Blu-ray rentals are also included in the company's recently
launched Star Rewards program, which offers free movies, games and more. With
each purchase or rental, customers earn points towards free movies or game
rentals, or money off purchases.
Blu-ray titles are available from Sony Pictures, MGM Home Entertainment,
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Buena Vista Home Entertainment,
Warner Home Video and can be played on Blu-ray players, Sony PLAYSTATION 3
(PS3) or Blu-ray compatible computer drives.
HD DVD is available from Universal Studios, Warner Home Video and
Paramount Home Entertainment and can be played on HD DVD players, XBOX 360
with an external drive or HD DVD compatible computer drives.
About Rogers Retail
Rogers Retail, a division of Rogers Cable and a part of the Rogers
Communications group of companies, provides Canadians with an exceptional
retail experience through an unmatched selection of innovative home
entertainment and communications products and services. The company operates
289 Rogers Video, 97 Rogers Plus and 78 Fido stores across Canada, many of
which offer a full-range of Rogers' wireless, cable, telecom and media
products and services. Rogers Video stores also rent and sell DVD movies and
video games and offer a selection of accessories and confectionary products.
For more information, visit www.rogersplus.ca.
For further information:
For further information: Media contact: Harold Simons, Manager,
Communications, Rogers Retail, tel: (604) 303-2085, mobile: (778) 991-0680,