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January 16, 2008 09:30 ET

Cogeco Cable Adds Playhouse Disney to its Digital Line-Up in Ontario

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 16, 2007) - Cogeco Cable (TSX:CCA) today announced the launch of Playhouse Disney on its Digital Television service. Playhouse Disney, which is now offered to the majority of Cogeco Cable Digital Cable customers in Ontario, offers exclusive and popular Disney programming and celebrated Canadian series, 24/7, uncut, and commercial free. Popular favourites that will be showcased on Playhouse Disney include Little Einsteins, Franny's Feet, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Handy Manny, The Secret World of Benjamin Bear and My Friends Tigger and Pooh.

"We are very pleased to offer customers the possibility to enjoy the most popular Disney and home-grown programming for children aged 2 to 7. Cogeco Cable is committed to delivering to its customers the best TV experience possible. By adding Playhouse Disney to our Digital Television line-up, we are giving our customers the choice to watch even more of what they want. As we continue to invest in our state-of-the-art cable network, we will continue to launch new digital channels as they become available," declared Mr. Ron Perrotta, Vice President, Marketing of Cogeco Cable.

Playhouse Disney (channel 88) will be available to all Ontario Cogeco Cable Digital Basic customers who also subscribe to the Family Channel (included in the Analogue value pack) at no extra charge.

"Our Digital Cable service has been gaining popularity with more than 52,000 new subscribers in fiscal 2007, which confirms that customers appreciate the variety, quality and control that Cogeco Cable's Digital Television service provides them," Mr. Perrotta concluded.


Cogeco Cable (, a telecommunications company offering a diverse 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 Analogue and Digital Television, High Speed Internet and Telephony services. The Corporation provides approximately 2,569,000 revenue-generating units (RGUs) to 2,365,000 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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    Marie Carrier
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