Cogeco Cable Inc.

Cogeco Cable Inc.

February 13, 2012 14:14 ET

Cogeco Cable Extends Its Home Phone Service in Ontario

MONTRÉAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 13, 2012) - Cogeco Cable announce today that it has proceeded through January to the launch of the Home Phone service in nine new cities, all located in Ontario, including : Camlachie, Harrow, Colchester, Blenheim, Ridgetown, Dresden, Port Sydney, Ancaster and Montpellier Trail. This way, all customers from these regions can already subscribe to Cogeco's Home Phone service starting at only $14.99 per month*.

Cogeco Home Phone is a high quality service that combines choice, value and flexibility. To sign up, customers simply select one of the three packages plus any additional calling features they wish. Cogeco's technical services take it from there, with fast, professional installation (free of charge when combined with subscription to another Cogeco service) and customers start saving - with no change to their current phone number.

"We're excited to launch our Home Phone service in these 9 Ontario cities because we know it truly is what our customers are looking for: flexibility, choice and competitive price", says Ron Perrotta, Vice-President, Marketing and Strategic Planning at Cogeco Cable.

Flexible packages

Cogeco offers three different, flexible packages to answer its customers' varied and unique needs: the Basic Line package, which includes unlimited local calling, the Select, which includes unlimited local calling, the choice of two calling features and 100 long distance minutes in Canada and the U.S and the Freedom, which includes unlimited local calling, the five most popular calling features and unlimited long distance calling in Canada and the U.S.

Useful features

Customers can then personalize any package by adding the convenient calling features they want: voice mail, call display, call waiting, visual call waiting, call forwarding, three-way calling, call blocking, anonymous call reject, call screen, etc. Furthermore, all packages offer the possibility to make direct international calls in over 225 countries at competitive rates.

Basic Line Select Package Freedom Package
Local calls Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Long distance calls (Canada and the United States) $0.07 per minute First 100 minutes included, $0.07 per minute for each additional minute** Unlimited
Calling features À la carte Choice of two calling features Our 5 most popular calling features
International calls Direct access to over 225 countries at competitive prices Direct access to over 225 countries at competitive prices Direct access to over 225 countries at competitive prices
Prices Starting at $14.99* Starting at $27.99* Starting at $42.99*

Visit for more information on the new Cogeco Home Phone.

* Promotional rate for a 12-month period when combined with other Cogeco services.
** To subscribe to the Select package and get the 100 long-distance minutes included, the customer must subscribe to Cogeco long-distance services. After the 100 minutes included, the then current long-distance rate per minute (presently $0.07) will apply.


Cogeco Cable ( is the second largest cable operator in Ontario, Québec and Portugal, in terms of the number of Basic Cable service customers served. Through its two-way broadband cable networks, Cogeco Cable provides its residential customers with Audio, Analogue and Digital Television, as well as HSI and Telephony services. Cogeco Cable also provides its business customers with data networking, e-business applications, video conferencing, web hosting, Ethernet, private line, VoIP, HSI, data storage and security, and co-location services and other advanced communication solutions. Cogeco Cable's subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:CCA).

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