Cogeco Câble inc.
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Cogeco Câble inc.

October 30, 2008 17:14 ET

Appointment of Ian Collins as Acting President of Cogeco Data Services

MONTREAL, CANADA--(Marketwire - Oct. 30, 2008) - Mr. Louis Audet, President and CEO of Cogeco Cable (TSX:CCA) announced today the appointment of Mr. Ian Collins as Acting President of Cogeco Data Services Inc. Mr. Collins will begin his new duties effective November 1, 2008.

Mr. Collins was President of FibreWired Hamilton prior to joining Cogeco Data Services as Vice President, Operations in the Fall of 2005. In his capacity as Vice President, Operations, Mr. Collins has been responsible for leading the technical direction, planning, construction and maintenance of the Cogeco Data Services fibre network.

In partnership with the management team, Mr. Collins will be responsible for leading the market growth and development of Cogeco Data Services, with operational responsibilities for business strategy, sales, marketing, network operations, product development and customer care in his new role as Acting President.

"I am confident that Mr. Collins' managerial skills and years of leadership experience coupled with his commitment to the employees will be instrumental to Cogeco Data Services success", said Mr. Audet.

ABOUT COGECO CABLE

Cogeco Cable (www.cogeco.ca), a telecommunications company offering a diverse range of services to its customers in Canada and Portugal, is the second largest cable operator in Ontario, Québec 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 and commercial customers with Analogue and Digital Television, High Speed Internet and Telephony services. The Corporation provides approximately 2,716,000 revenue generating units (RGUs) to 2,427,000 homes passed in its Canadian and Portuguese service territories. Cogeco Cable's subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:CCA).

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