September 03, 2008 15:58 ET
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 3, 2008) - Cogeco Cable (TSX:CCA) today announced the launch of TSN2, TSN2 HD and Super Channel HD on its Digital and High Definition (HD) Television service. TSN2 and its HD twin, TSN2 HD, are a new 24-hour sports digital network, with a jam-packed line-up featuring 800+ hours of live and exclusive major league sports action. Super Channel HD provides the very best series, movies, documentaries and music all in High Definition. Starting today, these channels are now offered to the majority of Cogeco Cable Digital Cable customers in Ontario.
"By adding these three new channels to our Digital and HD Television line-ups, we are giving our customers the choice to watch even more of what they want. More exciting sports events, more entertainment, more fun. As Digital and HD Television become increasingly mainstream, Cogeco Cable continues to invest in the technology to ensure its customers have access to the most interesting and relevant programming in the market," declared Mr. Ron Perrotta, Vice President, Marketing and Strategic Planning of Cogeco Cable.
TSN2 (channel 156) will be available to all Ontario Cogeco Cable Digital Television customers at no extra charge. TSN2 HD (channel 729) is also offered at no extra charge for all Digital Television customers in Ontario who also subscribe to the HD Access Package. Finally, all Ontario Digital Television customers who subscribe to both the Super Channel package and the HD Access Package can get Super Channel HD (channel 765) at no extra cost.
"Our Digital and HD Television services continue to draw new subscribers every month, which confirms that customers appreciate the variety, quality and control that Cogeco Cable's Digital Television service provides them," Mr. Perrotta concluded.
ABOUT COGECO CABLE
Cogeco Cable (www.cogeco.ca), a telecommunications company offering a diverse range of services to its customers in Canada and Portugal, 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 and commercial customers with Analogue and Digital Television, High Speed Internet and Telephony services. The Corporation provides approximately 2,676,000 revenue generating units (RGUs) to 2,410,000 homes passed in its Canadian and Portuguese service territories. Cogeco Cable's subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CCA).
Cogeco Cable Inc.Marie CarrierDirector, Corporate Communications514-764-4761
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