Cogeco Communications

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Cogeco Cable Upgrades its High Definition TV Services in Québec
Montréal, J
une 5, 2007 – Cogeco Cable (TSX: CCA) today announced the launch of six new High
Definition (HD) channels to its Québec channel line-up, including two French Québec 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 Québec, 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 Québec 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, Québec 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 home s 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).
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Information: Marie Carrier
Director, Corporate Communications
Tel.: (514) 874-2600