Free with PersonalTV(TM) on channel 100
TORONTO, Sept. 19 /CNW/ - Rogers Cable Communications Inc. announced
today the launch of Karaoke On Demand, free to all its PersonalTV(TM)
customers in Ontario, New Brunswick and Newfoundland with a digital box.
To celebrate the launch of Karaoke On Demand, Rogers is giving away
karaoke microphones to the first 500 customers who order a digital box and
sign-up at www.rogers.com/karaoke.
With Karaoke On Demand, customers can choose from up to 600 songs ranging
from the latest pop singles to classic rock and oldies. Use your remote
control to select from hundreds of sing-a-long tunes and start them anytime
you want, as often as you want. With new songs added each month, it's like
having your own karaoke machine inside your TV.
"Rogers is pleased to offer this new service that will be fun for the
whole family," said David Purdy, Vice-President and General Manager,
Television Services for Rogers Cable. "With the popularity of karaoke, Karaoke
On Demand is a great way for the whole family to have fun in the comfort of
their living room. With such a wide selection of songs to choose from, there
is something for everyone in the music library."
Rogers PersonalTV customers with a digital box have free, unlimited
access to Karaoke On Demand on channel 100. To view a product demo click here:
Customers can also choose from a wide range of free On Demand programming
from MTV, Treehouse, NFL Network, YTV, MuchMusic and more.
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 38% of homes passed by its cable
networks are Internet customers while 59% of its basic cable customers
subscribe to Rogers' high-speed Internet service. With 53% digital
penetration, Rogers Cable offers a leading selection of High Definition TV
programming, a suite of On Demand services, Personal Video Recorders,
Timeshifting channels, and an extensive line-up of sports and multicultural
programming. Rogers Cable now offers home telephone service (voice-over-cable)
to approximately 90% of its cable territory and, combined with its circuit
switched telephony subscribers, has over 770,000 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 approximately 450 Rogers Retail stores.
Additional information on Rogers is available at www.rogers.com.
For further information:
For further information: Nancy Cottenden, (416) 935-4726,