Cogeco Communications

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Cogeco Cable extends its digital phone service to St-Georges-de-Beauce
Montréal, April 12, 2006 – Today, Cogeco Cable launched its digital phone service in St-
Georges-de-Beauce, Québec. Residents will be able to enjoy this attractive offer starting today.
Currently, 39% of homes passed in the Corporation’s territories have access to digital phone
service. Service will continue to be rolled out to most cities in Cogeco Cable’s territories by the
end of 2006.
A comprehensive, accessible, and competitive offering
Residents of all areas served in Québec can now take advantage of Cogeco Cable’s unique and
all-inclusive digital phone offer for as little as $39.99 per month if they subscribe to Cogeco
Cable’s high-speed Internet and cable television service. They can also benefit from a highly
attractive promotion: $5 off their monthly bill for one year. This represents savings of up to 50%
for a similar combination of traditional services at regular rates offered by the incumbent
telephone company in those cities.
Digital phone service monthly rate for Québec clients
Current promotion Regular rate
Digital phone only N/A $49.99
Digital phone combined
to another Cogeco
Cable service
$39.99* $44.99
Digital phone combined
to two other Cogeco
Cable services
$34.99* $39.99
Cogeco Cable’s exclusive and comprehensive digital phone service package includes unlimited
calling – routed on Cogeco Cable’s private network – in Canada and the continental US, the five
most popular calling features (Voice Mail, Call Display, Call Waiting, Visual Call Waiting and Call
Forwarding) as well as basic operator assistance and information services.
Furthermore, customers can keep their existing phone number, telephones, and outlets. During
the introductory period, they will also receive free installation by Cogeco Cable’s professional
technicians (valued at $79.99) if they subscribe to at least another Cogeco Cable service. There
are no hidden fees or contracts to sign.
* For a twelve month
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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 cable service customers served.
Cogeco Cable 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 infrastructure, Cogeco
Cable provides its residential and commercial customers with analog and digital video and audio
services, high-speed Internet access as well as digital telephony service. The Corporation
provides about 1,464,000 revenue-generating units to approximately 1,462,000 households in its
service territory. Cogeco Cable’s subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange (CCA.SV).
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Information: Marie Carrier
Director, Corporate Communications
Tel.: (514) 874-2600