Cogeco Câble inc.

November 07, 2006 23:59 ET

Attention Business/Financial Editors:

MONTREAL, Nov. 7 - Cogeco Cable announced today the launch
of Anime Network On Demand, a new Subscription Video On Demand service. Anime
Network On Demand is available to Cogeco Cable Ontario Digital Cable customers
starting today and will be offered to Québec Digital Cable customers soon.

"Anime Network on Demand is exclusive to Digital Cable and we're
delighted to include it as part of our exciting Cogeco On Demand line-up,"
said Ron Perrotta, Vice President, Marketing at Cogeco Cable. "We are
committed to offering our customers the TV experience they are looking for.
With Cogeco On Demand, they can play, pause, stop or fast forward their
favourite programs. Video On Demand services prove once more how Digital Cable
is the most advanced, interactive, and convenient technology available today
for Canadian television subscribers."

Launched in North America in late 2002, Anime Network On Demand is
America's No.1 Anime Channel, reaching more than 40 million households with
thousands of hours of exciting, eye-catching serialized programming. It's an
entire anime library at your fingertips, everything from brand new shows to
old school classics, giant robots to magical girls and even dubbed and
subtitled programming! You can see the original series Gatchaman! It's the
show that started some of your childhood favourites like Battle of the Planets
and G-Force.

Anime Network On Demand can be found on channel 246 and is available for
$6.99 per month, starting today for Ontario Digital Cable customers, and in
the weeks to come for Québec customers.


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, Québec and Portugal in terms of the
number of basic service customers served. The Corporation invests in
state-of-the-art broadband network facilities, delivers a wide range of
services over these facilities with great speed and reliability at attractive
prices, and strives to provide both superior customer care and growing
profitability to satisfy its customers' varied electronic communication needs.
Through its two-way broadband cable infrastructures, Cogeco Cable provides its
residential and commercial customers with analog and Digital Television and
audio services, High Speed Internet access as well as Telephony services. The
Corporation provides about 1,556,000 revenue-generating units (RGU) to
approximately 1,477,000 homes passed in its Canadian service territory and
629,000 RGUs to approximately 826,000 homes passed in its Portuguese service
territory. Cogeco Cable's subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto
Stock Exchange (CCA).

Contact Information

  • For further information: Marie Carrier, Director, Corporate
    Communications, (514) 874-2600