Cogeco Communications

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Cogeco Connexion enhances its gigabit offering in Ontario markets

Montreal, August 31, 2018 — Cogeco Connexion is pleased to announce the availability of its residential and business gigabit Internet offering as well as optimized in-home coverage with next generation Internet Wi-Fi equipment in targeted Ontario markets.

Thanks to major investments in its powerful hybrid network, Cogeco Connexion continues to enhance its high-speed Internet offering to its residential and business customers, helping power the economic growth and development in areas such as Burlington, Halton, Hamilton and Kingston. Cogeco Connexion’s full selection of gigabit offerings and latest Wi-Fi technology are now available for homes and businesses in the following Ontario communities: Acton, Amherstview, Ancaster, Bath, Beamsville, Burlington, Campbellville, Carlisle, Dundas, Elora, Fergus, Flamborough, Freelton, Gananoque, Georgetown, Greenville, Grimsby, Hamilton, Kingston, Millgrove, Millhaven, Milton, Napanee, Oakville, Odessa, Rockwood, Speyside, Stewarttown, Stoney Creek, Vineland, Waterdown and Winona.

“Today’s announcement is further evidence of our unwavering commitment to providing our customers the means to effectively navigate evolving technology as well as to meet their changing needs,” stated Ken Smithard, President, Cogeco Connexion. “More than ever, our customers are asking for increased Internet capabilities to support their gaming, streaming and browsing needs or as a business enabler increasing their business’ reach and productivity.”

These Internet speed upgrades follow a series of expansion and upgrading projects carried out in recent months, as well as the Company’s recent announcement of substantial new investments in its infrastructure for the continuation, over the next three years, of its DOCSIS 3.1 network enhancement program. By committing to this program, Cogeco Connexion is future-proofing its residential and business customers with a suite of UltraFibre services with speeds reaching up to 1 Gig along with Cogeco Connexion’s optimized in-home Wi-Fi experience with the latest Wi-Fi technology and cutting-edge Internet equipment.

“As we continue to leverage our network, which runs from Windsor, Ontario to Gaspé, Québec, we expect that by August 2019 a majority of Cogeco Connexion’s footprint will be 1 Gig ready,” added Michel Blais, Vice President, Engineering and Operations, Cogeco Connexion. “We are committed to keeping pace with our customers’ needs by remaining focused on their true requirements in terms of having the right bandwidth speed and equipment, wireless technology and services to optimize their online enjoyment.”                                                                                

For additional information on Cogeco Connexion’s new Ultra High Speeds 1 Gig & 360Mbps packages or on its new optimized in-home Wi-Fi solution and next generation gateways and extenders, go to



Cogeco Connexion regroups the Canadian cable operations of Cogeco Communications Inc. Cogeco Connexion is the second largest cable operator in Ontario and Québec in terms of the number of basic cable service customers served. It provides its residential and small business customers with Internet, video and telephony services through its two-way broadband cable networks. Cogeco Communications Inc. is a communications corporation and is the 8th largest hybrid fibre coaxial cable operator in North America operating in Canada under the Cogeco Connexion brand name in Québec and Ontario, and in the United States through its subsidiary Atlantic Broadband in 11 states along the East Coast, from Maine to Florida. Through Cogeco Peer 1, Cogeco Communications Inc. provides its business customers with a suite of information technology services (colocation, network connectivity, hosting, cloud and managed services), through its 16 data centres, extensive FastFiber Network® and more than 50 points of presence in North America and Europe. Cogeco Communications Inc.’s subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CCA).

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Gabriel Beausejour

Senior Advisor, Public relations and External Communications

Cogeco Connexion