Rogers Declares Quarterly Dividend

    $0.25 per share quarterly dividend payable on October 1, 2008 to
    shareholders of record on September 3, 2008

    TORONTO, Aug. 19 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications Inc., Canada's leading
diversified communications and media company, announced today that its Board
of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 a share on each of its
outstanding Class B Non-Voting shares and Class A Voting shares. The quarterly
dividend declared today is payable on October 1, 2008 to shareholders of
record as of the close of business on September 3, 2008.
    This is the third quarterly dividend at the increased $0.25 per share
quarterly rate since the Rogers Communications Board of Directors announced on
January 7, 2008 that it had approved an increase in the annual dividend from
$0.50 to $1.00 per share.

    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

For further information:

For further information: Bruce M. Mann, (416) 935-3532,; Dan Coombes, (416) 935-3550,

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