Take control of your Home Phone with Rogers Online tools



    
    Web solutions gives customers the flexibility to manage their home phone
    features and receive and manage voicemail virtually anywhere
    

    TORONTO, April 15 /CNW/ - Rogers Cable Communications Inc., Canada's
leading cable television provider, today launched Rogers Home & Away(TM)
Online-Manager, a new web tool developed to give customers online access to
manage their Rogers Home Phone service. Online-Manager gives customers
flexibility and control never before available, providing them with the
ability to manage their calling features, as well as receive their voicemail
even when they're not at home.
    This launch of Home & Away Online-Manager comes as a result of Rogers'
significant continued investment in its advanced digital broadband cable
network, providing customers, with added value, product features and online
access not available anywhere else.
    Through the Online-Manager portal, customers can forward calls, manage
their contacts, adapt their privacy settings and control ring settings, all
with the click of a mouse. When Rogers Home & Away customers are away from
home, they can login to the Online-Manager portal from any computer to manage
their home phone features. When combined with Rogers popular Home & Away
Voicemail, customers' home phone services become even more convenient than
ever before.
    "Home & Away Online-Manager brings together our Rogers Home Phone and
Rogers Hi-Speed Internet services in a powerful way that allows our customers
to simplify their lives," said Phil Hartling, Vice President of Consumer
Services, Rogers Cable. "This is yet another example of our commitment to
deliver innovative solutions through our secure, two-way digital network. Our
customers can utilize Rogers multiple services seamlessly, wherever they are,
whenever they want."

    
    The Home & Away Online-Manager portal capabilities:

    -   Forwarding
        -  Forward all calls, unanswered calls or only those from friends and
           family

    -   Privacy
        -  Accept all calls, or only those from friends and family
        -  Reject anonymous callers or specific unwanted callers
        -  Reject all calls, or let certain callers leave a voice message

    -   Ring Settings
        -  Control how your phone rings for long distance calls, calls from
           friends and family and how long it rings before voicemail picks up

    -   Contacts
        -  Keep all your contacts so they can be added to any forwarding or
           privacy list
        -  Manage your speed call list and print a copy

    The Home & Away Voicemail portal capabilities:

    -   Online-Voicemail
        -  Receive voicemail messages in your email inbox - view, listen and
           forward messages online, from anywhere

    -   Multi-User
        -  Get up to five separate Voicemail boxes for members of your
           household

    -   Duo-Access
        -  Manage one mailbox for all your home phone and wireless voice
           messages

    -   Voicemail Notifier
        -  Get notified of new messages as soon as they arrive with a call to
           a pager or alternate phone number
    

    Rogers Home & Away Online-Manager is available to all Rogers Home Phone
cable customers for a monthly fee of $4. Rogers Online-Voicemail is available
free to Rogers Home Phone customers who subscribe to Home & Away Voicemail.
For more information, visit www.rogers.com.

    About Rogers Cable:

    Rogers Cable Communications Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rogers
Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI; NYSE:   RCI), a diversified Canadian
communications and media company. Rogers Cable's advanced digital two-way
network passes approximately 3.5 million homes in Ontario, New Brunswick and
Newfoundland, with 65% basic penetration of its homes passed. Rogers Cable
pioneered high speed Internet access and now 45% of homes passed by its cable
networks are Internet customers while 68% of its basic cable customers
subscribe to Rogers' Hi-Speed Internet service. With 67% digital penetration,
Rogers Cable offers a leading selection of High Definition TV programming, a
complete array of Rogers On Demand services (including Video on Demand (VOD),
Subscription VOD, Personal Video Recorders and Timeshifting channels), and an
extensive line-up of sports and multicultural programming. Rogers Cable now
offers home telephone service (voice-over-cable) to approximately 95% of its
cable territory and, combined with its circuit switched telephony subscribers,
has over 1 million local telephony customers. Rogers Cable is a national
provider of voice communications services, data networking, and broadband
Internet connectivity to small, medium and large businesses. In addition it
operates over 450 Rogers Retail stores.
    Additional information on Rogers is available at www.rogers.com.





For further information:

For further information: Tash Barkey, (416) 935-4659,
tash.barkey@rci.rogers.com

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