Cogeco Communications

Press release details


For immediate release
Treehouse On Demand and KIDZ On Demand offered for free
to Cogeco Cable Digital Cable’s subscribers
Montreal February 8, 2006 – 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 subscribers.”
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).
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Information: Marie Carrier
Director, Corporate Communications
Tel.: (514) 874-2600