Cogeco Câble inc.

August 29, 2005 23:59 ET

Cogeco Cable Digital Phone service now offered in Windsor

MONTREAL, Aug. 29 2005 - Cogeco Cable launched today its Digital
Phone service in Windsor, surfing on the popularity the service has had with
our customers in Burlington and Oakville, Ontario, and with those in
Trois-Rivières and Drummondville, Québec, since the launch in last June.

Territories and clientele

This appealing offer is available approximately three quarters of Cogeco
Cable's High-Speed Internet (HSI) customers in Windsor starting today. Service
should soon be extended to the rest of Windsor city homes and will continue to
be extended gradually to most cities in Cogeco Cable's territories by the end
of 2006.

A comprehensive and competitive offering

Cogeco Cable's unique and all-inclusive Digital Phone service package
includes unlimited calling in Canada and the continental United States, five
key calling features, as well as basic operator assistance and information

Cogeco Cable's Windsor-based HSI and cable television service subscribers
can take advantage of the offer for as little as $44.99 a month. The monthly
rate for customers subscribing solely to Cogeco Cable's HSI service is $49.99.
There are no hidden fees or contracts to sign.

The five key calling features included in the package are: Voice Mail,
Call Display, Call Waiting, Visual Call Waiting and Call Forwarding. The
package also includes Directory Assistance (411), Operator services (0),
Emergency Service (911) and Technical Support (611), as well as a battery to
ensure up to eight (8) hours of operation in the event of a power failure.
Furthermore, customers can keep their existing phone number, telephones, and

In addition to substantial savings of up to 33% of their current phone
bill for a similar combination of services from traditional residential phone
service, customers will receive, during the introductory period, their first
month of service free and free installation by Cogeco Cable's professional
technicians (valued at $79.99).


Cogeco Cable 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 it serves. Cogeco Cable provides about 1,346,000 revenue-generating
units to about 1,440,000 households passed within its service territory.
Through its two-way broadband cable infrastructure, Cogeco Cable provides its
residential and commercial customers with analog and digital video and audio
services, as well as high-speed Internet and telephony access. Cogeco Cable's
subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CCA.SV).

Contact Information

    Marie Carrier
    Director, Corporate Communications