Cogeco Câble inc.

April 12, 2006 23:59 ET

Cogeco Cable extends its digital phone service to St-Georges-de-Beauce

MONTREAL, April 12 - Today, Cogeco Cable launched itsdigital phone service in St-Georges-de-Beauce, Québec. Residents will be able to enjoy this attractive offer starting today.

Currently, 39% 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

Residents of all areas served in Québec can now take advantage of CogecoCable's unique and all-inclusive digital phone offer for as little as $39.99 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: $5 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.

Digital phone service monthly rate for Québec clients
Current promotion Regular rate
Digital phone only N/A $49.99
Digital phone combined to
another Cogeco Cable service $39.99(*) $44.99
Digital phone combined to two
other Cogeco Cable services $34.99(*) $39.99
(*) for twelve month period.

Cogeco Cable's exclusive and comprehensive digital phone service packageincludes 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.

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 no hidden fees or contracts to sign.


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 cable service customers served. Cogeco Cable 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 infrastructure, Cogeco Cable provides its residential and commercial customers with analog and digital video and audio services,
high-speed Internet access as well as digital telephony service. The Corporation provides about 1,464,000 revenue-generating units to approximately 1,462,000 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