TORONTO, Jan. 31 /CNW/ - Rogers Media announced today that two of its #1
radio stations have new best-of-breed web services. 98.1 CHFI in
Toronto and SONiC 102.9 in Edmonton have relaunched their websites
giving the stations the ability to publish real time content that can
be easily shared across their listeners' social networks. The websites
are based on the popular blog style format and are designed to get
listeners quickly and easily to the content that matters the most to
Content highlights include the ability to "Listen Live", check out the
station's recent play lists, buy songs, and share what you're listening
to with friends and followers. The websites also feature robust
multimedia galleries, Twitter and Facebook posts, a proprietary loyalty
club and contest sections.
"CHFI and SONiC are flagship brands for Rogers Media and we are thrilled
to announce their new online services. Our goal is to deliver the best
listener experience across all our websites and mobile applications and
these new services reflect our commitment to this goal," said Claude
Galipeau, SVP, Digital Media, Rogers Media Inc.
These websites can be found at www.chfi.com and www.sonic1029.com.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., (TSX: RCI;
NYSE: RCI), operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers
Broadcasting has 55 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Television
properties include 5 Citytv stations as well as 5 OMNI multicultural
television stations, Rogers Sportsnet consisting of four regional
channels and the nationally distributed Sportsnet ONE, and the
Shopping Channel, a televised and Internet shopping service. Rogers
Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines such as
Maclean's, Chatelaine, Flare, L'actualité and Canadian Business, and is
the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial
publications. All media properties are integrated with their own
popular web sites. Rogers Media also owns The Toronto Blue Jays
Baseball Club and Rogers Centre, a year-round sports and entertainment
SOURCE Rogers Media Inc.
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