Cogeco Câble inc.

February 08, 2006 23:59 ET

Treehouse On Demand and KIDZ On Demand offered for free to Cogeco Cable Digital Cable's subscribers

MONTREAL, Feb. 8 - Cogeco Cable announced today that
Canada's first two On Demand services for children, Corus Entertainment's
Treehouse On Demand and Kidz On Demand, will be available for free to its
Digital Cable customers this February. Furthermore, Kidz On Demand will be
premiering for the first time in Canada on Cogeco Digital Cable.

"We are thrilled to introduce two new services that will be enjoyed by
such a large number of households in our territories just in time for the
Spring break," says Ron Perrotta, Vice President of Marketing, Cogeco Cable.
"Parents and kids are now in control of their favorite animated series. They
can play, pause, stop, fast forward or replay programs as often as desired. On
Demand services prove once more how Digital Cable is the most advanced,
interactive, and convenient technology available today for Canadian television

Treehouse On Demand, a channel for preschoolers, showcases a regularly-
updated library of popular, parent-approved series from Nelvana's
internationally acclaimed animation studio and other independent producer's.
Programs include top-rated preschool hits such as Nelvana's Max & Ruby,
Timothy Goes to School, Little Bear and Berenstain Bears. Kidz On Demand will
feature programs aimed at children six to 12 years old, including 7 Little
Monsters, Jacob Two Two and Dumb Bunnies.

Available to Cogeco Digital Cable customers as part of any digital
package at no additional cost, Treehouse On Demand will be positioned on
channel 345 and Kidz On Demand on channel 346 of their Digital Cable service.


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
service customers served. To provide growing profitability to its shareholders
and to satisfy its customers' varied electronic communication needs, Cogeco
Cable delivers a wide range of services at attractive prices with great speed
and reliability, invests in state-of-the-art broadband network facilities, and
strives to provide superior customer care. Through its two-way broadband cable
infrastructure, Cogeco Cable provides its residential and commercial customers
with analogue and digital video and audio services, high-speed Internet access
as well as digital telephony service. The Corporation provides about 1,409,000
revenue-generating units to approximately 1,454,000 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