Cogeco Câble inc.
TSX : CCA

Cogeco Câble inc.

May 20, 2009 12:37 ET

Cogeco Cable Inc. Files Preliminary Short Form Base Shelf Prospectus for Up to $500 Million of Debt Securities

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 20, 2009) - NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OR OVER UNITED STATES NEWS WIRE SERVICES.

Cogeco Cable Inc (TSX:CCA) ("Cogeco Cable") today announced that it has filed with the securities regulators in each of the provinces and territories of Canada, a preliminary short form base shelf prospectus for the issuance of up to $500 million of debt securities, which may consist of debentures, notes or other types of debt securities. These debt securities may be offered from time to time, during a twenty-five-month period for which the short form base shelf prospectus remains valid. The specific terms of any debt securities will be described in one or more shelf prospectus supplements.

This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale or any acceptance of an offer to buy these debt securities in any province or territory of Canada in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to qualification under securities laws of any such province or territory. The debt securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws and may not be offered, sold or delivered within the United States of America and its territories and possessions except in certain transactions exempt from such registration requirements. The preliminary short form base shelf prospectus is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

ABOUT COGECO CABLE

Cogeco Cable (www.cogeco.ca), is a telecommunications company and is the second largest cable operator in Ontario, Quebec 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, to its commercial customers, data networking, e-business applications, video conferencing, hosting services, Ethernet, private line, VoIP, HSI access, dark fibre, data storage, date 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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  • Cogeco Cable Inc.
    Marie Carrier
    Director, Corporate Communications
    514-764-4700