Customers now have access to one go-to, family-friendly entertainment
destination with Rogers Cable
Rogers continues to innovate to deliver the best content and entertainment
experiences across multiple screens
TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications, today puts families
first with the launch of Rogers Kids Zone, a go-to hub for premium children's
TV and movies. Available exclusively for Rogers customers at home and on the
go, families can now enjoy Canada's most popular kids' programming and movies
in one secure and easy to use portal available across multiple device screens.
"Kids Zone fits squarely into our TV anywhere strategy, to deliver a one-stop
destination available across screens that offers the best and most extensive
entertainment on the market," said David Purdy, senior vice-president,
content, Rogers Communications. "Canadian families are fast adopters of tech
and children are naturals with second screens such as tablets. We've designed
Kids Zone to give customers a vast library of the latest children's
programming that is easily accessible on multiple platforms through one cable
The family friendly portal delivers a collection of popular kids programming
that is not available through over the top services. Channel highlights
include Disney Jr., Treehouse, Family Channel, YTV, Nickelodeon, Teletoon,
Duck TV, and Disney XD. Rogers Kids Zone is available on TVs via Rogers On
Demand Ch. 200, RogersAnyplaceTV.com/KidsZone on computers, and on the Rogers
Anyplace TV™ application for smartphones, tablets, Xbox 360 gaming systems
and LG Smart TVs.
The Rogers Kids Zone is part of the NextBox 3.0 experience; home to double the
movies and TV shows On Demand when compared to Fibe™. NextBox 3.0 gives
viewers unprecedented access to record up to eight HD programs at one time and
one TB of PVR storage capacity. Also, Canadians can discover even more family
TV entertainment included in their cable package through the Recommendation
App for NextBox. Rogers is the first Canadian cable company to introduce a
Recommendation App right on the TV screen that provides entertainment
suggestions based on customers' TV viewing.
To learn more about choosing the right programming and how to watch TV with
your children, families are encouraged to visit techessentials.rogers.com; a
site developed to help Rogers customers get the most out of their
communications services. Parents can read about safe TV viewing tips for
families, including how to stay safe online.
Follow @RogersBuzz and #RKidsZone on November 14 from 1p.m. to 2p.m. EST for a
Twitter chat with parenting expert Kathy Buckworth on the topic of children's
TV entertainment, including her top tips for family TV viewing.
About Rogers Communications
Rogers is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are
Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services
and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high speed internet
and telephony services. Through Rogers Media we are engaged in radio and
television broadcasting, televised shopping, sports entertainment, magazines
and trade publications, and digital media. We are publicly traded on the
TorontoStock 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 visitwww.rogers.com.
™Rogers Anyplace TV and NextBox are trademarks of or used under license from
Rogers Communications Inc. or an affiliate. ™Fibe is a trademark of Bell
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