Cogeco Communications

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Cogeco Cable adds Playhouse Disney to its digital line-up in Ontario
Montréal, January 16, 2007 — Cogeco Cable (TSX: CCA) today announced the launch of
Playhouse Disney on its Digital Television service. Playhouse Disney, which is now offered to the
majority of Cogeco Cable Digital Cable customers in Ontario, offers exclusive and popular Disney
programming and celebrated Canadian series, 24/7, uncut, and commercial free. Popular favourites
that will be showcased on Playhouse Disney include Little Einsteins, Franny’s Feet, Mickey Mouse
Clubhouse, Handy Manny, The Secret World of Benjamin Bear and My Friends Tigger and Pooh.
“We are very pleased to offer customers the possibility to enjoy the most popular Disney and home-
grown programming for children aged 2 to 7. Cogeco Cable is committed to delivering to its
customers the best TV experience possible. By adding Playhouse Disney to our Digital Television
line-up, we are giving our customers the choice to watch even more of what they want. As we
continue to invest in our state-of-the-art cable network, we will continue to launch new digital
channels as they become available,” declared Mr. Ron Perrotta, Vice President, Marketing of
Cogeco Cable.
Playhouse Disney (channel 88) will be available to all Ontario Cogeco Cable Digital Basic
customers who also subscribe to the Family Channel (included in the Analogue value pack) at no
extra charge.
“Our Digital Cable service has been gaining popularity with more than 52,000 new subscribers in
fiscal 2007, which confirms that customers appreciate the variety, quality and control that Cogeco
Cable’s Digital Television service provides them,” Mr. Perrotta concluded.
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,
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 and commercial
customers with Analogue and Digital Television, High Speed Internet and Telephony services. The
Corporation provides approximately 2,569,000 revenue-generating units (RGUs) to 2,365,000
homes passed in its Canadian and Portuguese service territories. Cogeco Cable’s subordinate
voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CCA).
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Information: Marie Carrier
Director, Corporate Communications
Tel.: (514) 874-2600