Cogeco Câble inc.
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March 21, 2006 23:59 ET

Cogeco Cable digital phone service now in Waterdown

MONTREAL, March 21 - Today, Cogeco Cable launched its digital phone service in Waterdown, Ontario.

Territories and clientele

Like the residents of regions already served in Ontario and Québec, the majority of Waterdown residents will be able to enjoy this attractive offer, starting today, whether or not they already subscribe to a Cogeco Cable
service. Currently, 36% of homes passed in the Corporation's territories have access to digital phone service. Service will continue to be rolled out to most cities in Cogeco Cable's territories by the end of 2006.

A comprehensive, accessible, and competitive offering

Cogeco Cable's unique and all-inclusive digital phone service package includes unlimited calling - routed on Cogeco Cable's private network - in Canada and the continental US, the five most popular calling features (Voice
Mail, Call Display, Call Waiting, Visual Call Waiting and Call Forwarding) as well as basic operator assistance and information services.

Waterdown residents, along with those of areas already served in Ontario, can now take advantage of this offer for as little as $44.99 per month if they subscribe to Cogeco Cable's high-speed Internet and cable television service.

They can also benefit from a highly attractive promotion: $10 off their monthly bill for one year. This represents savings of up to 50% for a similar combination of traditional services at regular rates offered by the incumbent
telephone company in those cities.



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Digital phone service monthly rate for Ontario clients
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Current promotion Regular rate
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Digital phone service only $54.99 $54.99
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Digital phone service combined to
another Cogeco Cable service $39.99(*) $49.99
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Digital phone service combined to
two other Cogeco Cable services $34.99(*) $44.99
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(*) For a twelve month period.


Furthermore, customers can keep their existing phone number, telephones, and outlets. During the introductory period, they will also receive free installation by Cogeco Cable's professional technicians (valued at $79.99) if
they subscribe to at least another Cogeco Cable service. There are also no hidden fees or contracts to sign.

ABOUT COGECO CABLE

Cogeco Cable (www.cogeco.ca) is the second largest cable operator in both Ontario and Québec, and ranks fourth in Canada in terms of the number of basic service customers served. To provide growing profitability and satisfy its
customers' varied electronic communication needs, Cogeco Cable delivers a wide range of services at attractive prices with great speed and reliability, invests in state-of-the-art broadband network facilities, and strives to
provide superior customer care. Through its two-way broadband cable infrastructure, Cogeco Cable provides its residential and commercial customers with analogue and digital video and audio services, high-speed Internet access as well as digital telephony service. The Corporation provides about 1,409,000
revenue-generating units to approximately 1,454,000 households in its service territory. Cogeco Cable's subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CCA.SV).

Contact Information

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