Cogeco Câble inc.

May 02, 2006 23:59 ET

Cogeco Cable extends its digital phone service to Welland

MONTREAL, May 2 - Today, Cogeco Cable launched its digital phone service in Welland, Ontario. The residents will be able to enjoy this attractive offer starting today.

Currently, 43% 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 Ontario can now take advantage of Cogeco Cable's unique and all-inclusive digital phone 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: up to $15 off their monthly bill for one year. This represents savings of more than 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 Ontario clients
Current promotion Regular rate
Digital phone service only N/A $54.99
Digital phone service combined to
another Cogeco Cable service $39.99(*) $49.99
Digital phone service combined to
two other Cogeco Cable services $29.99(*) $44.99
(*) For a twelve month period.

Cogeco Cable's exclusive and comprehensive 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.

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