Rogers Radio Brings Listeners High-Quality Digital Sound with Launch of HD Radio in Toronto and Vancouver
– KiSS 92.5, 680 NEWS, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, 96.9 JACK fm, and NEWS 1130 now broadcasting in HD with enhanced digital content on all HD radio devices –
TORONTO/VANCOUVER (June 27, 2016) Beginning today, listeners can enjoy crisp quality sound across Rogers Radio stations in the Toronto and Vancouver regions with the launch of HD radio.
Stations now available in HD audio include KiSS 92.5 and 96.9 JACK fm in HD1, 680 NEWS and NEWS 1130 in HD2, and Sportsnet 590 The FAN in HD3. More than just a heightened listening experience, listeners will also enjoy enhanced digital content on their HD radio devices, featuring song titles, album art, and artist information.
“We are constantly looking at ways to enhance the listener experience,” said Julie Adam, Senior Vice President, Rogers Radio. “Delivering today’s top hit music, news, and sports coverage in HD creates a fully immersive experience that we know our listeners will appreciate.”
Delivering a sharp, high-quality sound unmatched by traditional radio frequency, the HD broadcasts for KiSS 92.5, 680 NEWS, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, 96.9 JACK fm, and NEWS 1130 can be accessed on any portable or in-dash HD-enabled device, with no Internet connection or monthly fee required.
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Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), is a diversified leading Canadian media company that engages in television and radio broadcasting, publishing, digital, and sports entertainment. Rogers Broadcasting has 51 AM and FM radio stations across Canada; television properties include seven City stations, four OMNI multicultural television stations, Sportsnet (consisting of four regional channels and the nationally-distributed Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet World, and Sportsnet 360), and The Shopping Channel, a televised and internet shopping service. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer and online magazines, such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, L'actualité, Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications. Rogers Media's suite of digital assets includes 90+ owned and 300+ premium partnership sites. Rogers Media Inc. owns Rogers Centre stadium, a year-round sports and entertainment facility, and the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club.
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