Cogeco Câble inc.

June 05, 2007 07:59 ET

Cogeco Cable Upgrades its High Definition TV Services in Quebec

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 5, 2007) - Cogeco Cable (TSX:CCA) today announced the launch of six new High Definition (HD) channels to its Quebec channel line-up, including two French Quebec channels.

"Our customers are increasingly interested in our HD television service as they discover the outstanding quality this technology offers. As the number of available high definition programs and channels increases, Cogeco Cable strives to continuously provide the best possible HD experience" declared Mr. Ron Perrotta, Vice President, Marketing of Cogeco Cable.

In the wide majority of Cogeco Cable systems in Quebec, HD customers will be offered even more entertainment, information, sports and TV hits with the exceptional quality of image and sound of HD Television with the introduction of six new channels:

- TQS-CFJP (position 502);
- TVA-CTM (position 503);
- ABC-WXYZ (position 530);
- CBS-WWJ (position 531);
- FOX-WJBK (position 532);
- NBC-WDIV (position 533).

For Quebec customers who already subscribe to the standard definition version of these new HD channels and who the pay the $2.99 monthly HD Access Fee, no additional charges will be required to access these six new HD channels.

Customers appreciate the variety, quality and control that Cogeco Cable's Digital Television service provides them. The service has been gaining popularity with more than 80,000 new customers in fiscal 2006.


Cogeco Cable (, a telecommunications company offering a diverse range of services to its customers in Canada and in Portugal, is the second largest cable operator in Ontario, Quebec and Portugal, in terms of the number of basic cable service customers served. The Corporation 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 networks, Cogeco Cable provides its residential and commercial customers with analog and digital video and audio services, high speed Internet access as well as telephony services. The Corporation provides about 1,713,000 revenue-generating units (RGUs) to approximately 1,448,000 homes passed in its Canadian service territory and about 671,000 RGUs to approximately 835,000 homes passed in its Portuguese service territory. Cogeco Cable's subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CCA).

Contact Information

  • Cogeco Cable
    Marie Carrier
    Director, Corporate Communications