Cogeco Câble inc.
TSX : CCA

October 11, 2007 16:39 ET

Cogeco Cable Adds Leafs TV HD to its Digital Line-up in Ontario

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 11, 2007) - Cogeco Cable (TSX:CCA) today announced the launch of a new High Definition (HD) channel. Leafs TV HD, a Canadian digital specialty sports channel, is now offered in HD to the majority of Cogeco Cable Digital Cable customers in the areas served in Ontario.

"HD technology is not only gaining popularity because of the outstanding quality it offers, but also due to the increasing number of channels being offered in HD," declared Mr. Ron Perrotta, Vice President, Marketing of Cogeco Cable. "By adding Leafs TV HD, we remain committed to providing our customers with the richest TV experience possible, and we intend to add new HD channels to our line-up as they become available".

Leafs TV HD (channel 276) will be available for free to the majority of Cogeco Digital Cable subscribers who are paying the HD Access Fee of $5.99 per month and who also subscribe to Leafs TV in standard definition. Leafs TV HD includes exclusive live broadcasts of Toronto Maple Leafs games.

"With more than 43,000 new digital subscribers in the three first quarters of fiscal 2007, Cogeco Cable's Digital Television service offers variety, quality and control that our customers are looking for," Mr. Perrotta concluded.

ABOUT COGECO CABLE

Cogeco Cable (www.cogeco.ca), a telecommunications company offering a wide range of services to its customers in Canada and in Portugal, 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 and commercial customers with Analog and Digital Television and audio services, High Speed Internet service as well as Telephony services. The Corporation provides about 2,436,000 revenue-generating units (RGUs) to approximately 2,318,000 homes passed in its territories. TSX:CCA.

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  • Marie Carrier
    Director, Corporate Communications
    514-874-2600