Cogeco Câble inc.

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Cogeco Câble inc.

July 14, 2009 10:32 ET

A Totally New Experience With the Ultimate High Speed Internet of Cogeco

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 14, 2009) - Cogeco Cable Inc. (TSX:CCA) today announced the launch of a new high-speed Internet package (HSI) in Ontario, the HSI Ultimate package.

Beginning today, customers in Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Halton, Ontario, may subscribe to this brand new package that enables them to achieve a download speed of 50 Mpbs, 1.5 Mbps upstream and a monthly capacity of 150 GB download. Compared to the Pro package, the Ultimate HSI package offers a downloading speed which is three times faster and a monthly download capacity exceeding 50%. The Ultimate package comes with the full range of security services of Cogeco as well as the rent of the modem without additional charges. This new package will progressively be available in all areas served by Cogeco Cable in Quebec and Ontario in the coming years. These five (5) high speed Internet packages, Lite, Lite Plus, Standard, Pro and Ultimate allow Cogeco to respond better to the needs of all its customers.

DOCSIS 3.0 is a technology of data compression that will allow a more efficient and economical bandwidth. Thus, Cogeco Cable will better meet the increasing bandwidth at a competitive cost; give access to a higher data rate, a better video configuration and an increased level of safety.

"This new internet package shows our constant concern to improve our network to satisfy our customers. They can benefit from a more efficient service. With technological advancement, we can offer better access to downstream and upstream Internet, which allows customers to take advantage of applications, available on Internet, more easily," said Ron Perrotta, Vice President Marketing, Cogeco Cable.

The HSP Ultimate package will be available at the cost of 149, 95 $ per month for subscribers to Internet only and to the price of 144, 95 $ per month for subscribers to the Television or Telephony service of Cogeco.

ABOUT COGECO CABLE

Cogeco Cable (www.cogeco.ca) is a telecommunications company and is the second largest cable operator in Ontario, Quebec and Portugal, in terms of the number of Basic Cable service customers served. Through its two-way broadband cable networks, Cogeco Cable provides its residential customers with Audio, Analogue and Digital Television, as well as HSI and Telephony services. Cogeco Cable also provides, to its commercial customers, data networking, e-business applications, video conferencing, hosting services, Ethernet, private line, VoIP, HSI access, dark fibre, data storage, data security and co-location services and other advanced communication solutions. Cogeco Cable's subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:CCA).

Contact Information

  • Cogeco Cable Inc.
    Marie Carrier
    Director, Corporate Communications
    514-764-4700