Cogeco Câble inc.
TSX : CCA

Cogeco Câble inc.

November 17, 2009 16:38 ET

Cogeco Cable Extends its Home Phone Offering

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2009) - Cogeco Cable (TSX:CCA) has recently extended its Home Phone offering: the same first-class service with enhanced choice, value and flexibility. Cogeco Cable now offers three packages tailored to customers' needs starting at $14.99 a month(i). And, Cogeco Home Phone customers in Quebec and Ontario can call over 225 countries direct.

Cogeco Home Phone is three different, flexible packages: Basic Line, which includes unlimited local calling, Select, which includes unlimited local calling, the choice of two calling features and 100 long distance minutes in Canada and the U.S., and Freedom, which includes unlimited local calling, the choice of five calling features and unlimited long distance calling in Canada and the U.S.

Customers can personalize any package by adding the convenient calling features they want: voice mail, call display, call waiting, visual call waiting, call forwarding, three-way calling, call blocking, anonymous call reject, call screen, call display permanently blocked, do not disturb, and unlisted name and number.

"Cogeco Home Phone truly is what our customers are looking for: flexibility, choice and competitive price. Plus, there are no monthly hidden fees for services like 911 or network access - it's included. With the holidays around the corner, staying in touch with loved ones is even easier and more affordable," says Ron Perrotta, Vice-President, Marketing and Strategic Planning at Cogeco Cable.



Basic Line Select Package Freedom Package
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Local calls Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
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Long distance $0.07 per First 100 minutes Unlimited
calls (Canada minute included, $0.07
and the United per minute for
States, each additional
including minute
Hawaii and
Alaska)
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Calling features A la carte Choice of two Choice of five
calling features calling features
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International Direct access Direct access Direct access
Calls to over 225 to over 225 to over 225
countries at countries at countries at
competitive competitive competitive
prices prices prices
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Prices Starting at Starting at Starting at
$14.99(i) $24.99(i) $39.99(i)
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(i) Promotional rate for a 12-month period when combined with other
Cogeco services.


Signing up is easy. Customers simply select one of the three packages plus any additional calling features they wish. Cogeco's technical services take it from there, with fast, professional installation (free of charge when combined with subscription to another Cogeco service) and customers start saving - with no change to their current phone number.

Visit www.cogeco.ca for more information on the new Cogeco Home Phone.

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, 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 its business customers with data networking, e-business applications, video conferencing, web hosting, Ethernet, private line, VoIP, HSI, black fibre, data storage and security, and co-location services and other advanced communication solutions (TSX:CCA). Cogeco Cable's subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:CCA).

Contact Information

  • Marie Carrier
    Director, Corporate Communications
    514-764-4700