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Cogeco's Turbo 20, Ultimate 40 and Ultimate 60 High Speed Internet Packages Now in Gaspe and Matane, Quebec

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Cogeco's Turbo 20, Ultimate 40 and Ultimate 60 High Speed Internet Packages Now in Gaspe and Matane, Quebec08:00 EDT Tuesday, March 27, 2012MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - March 27, 2012) - Cogeco Cable Inc. (TSX:CCA) today announced the launch of its Turbo 20, Ultimate 40 and Ultimate 60 High Speed Internet (HSI) packages in Gaspé and Matane, Québec, where the majority of residents will be able to benefit from the fastest download speeds at the most affordable price available in the area. Indeed, the three packages, powered by DOCSIS 3.0 technology, offer very advantageous speed and pricing compared to competitors in Cogeco's footprint. The new Turbo 20 package offers a download speed of up to 20 Mbps, upload speeds of up to 1.5 Mbps and a monthly data transfer capacity of 100 GB. For this package, bandwidth usage that exceeds the specified monthly data transfer capacity limit will be billed at $1.50 per additional GB, with a maximum of $50 per month.The Ultimate 40 package offers speeds of up to 40 Mbps for downloads and up to 2 Mbps for uploads with monthly data transfer capacity of 175 GB. For the Ultimate 60 package, speeds is up to 60 Mbps for downloads and 2 Mbps for uploads with a monthly data transfer capacity of 250 GB. For these two packages, bandwidth usage that exceeds the specified monthly data transfer capacity limit will be billed at $1.00 per additional GB, with a maximum of $50 per month."We always strive to offer our customers more flexibility, speed and choices. Today, the whole family can use the Internet at the same time for online banking, video gaming, shopping or for downloading videos or films, and all with the same service. Cogeco's HSI packages Turbo 20, Ultimate 40 and Ultimate 60 meet those needs perfectly", said Ron Perrotta, Vice-President, Marketing and Strategic Planning at Cogeco Cable.Cogeco's Turbo 20, Ultimate 40 and Ultimate 60 are powered by DOCSIS 3.0, a technology of data compression that allows a more efficient and economical use of bandwidth. Thus, Cogeco Cable is in a very good position to meet the increasing bandwidth need at a very competitive price and to offer access to a higher data rate, a better video configuration and an increased level of safety.The new Turbo 20 package is offered for a regular price of $39.95 per month for customers who also subscribe to Cogeco's Television and/or Home phone services, and for $44.95 per month for those who only want to subscribe to the High Speed Internet service. For customers who subscribe to more than one Cogeco service, Ultimate 40 is offered at a promotional price for $44.95 per month for 24 months and Ultimate 60, for $59.95 per month for 24 months as well. Ultimate 40 and Ultimate 60 are also available on a standalone basis at a regular price for $64.95 and $94.95 respectively.What's more, Cogeco includes its full suite of security services and modem rental at no extra charge for these packages. The Turbo 20, Ultimate 40 and Ultimate 60 packages will continue to be rolled-out gradually throughout Cogeco's territory. ABOUT COGECO CABLECogeco Cable (www.cogeco.ca) is a telecommunications corporation and is the second largest hybrid fibre coaxial cable system operator in Ontario and Québec. Through its two-way broadband cable networks, Cogeco Cable provides its residential customers with Audio, Analogue and Digital Television, as well as High Speed Internet (HSI) and Telephony services. Cogeco Cable also provides, to its commercial customers, through its subsidiary Cogeco Data Services, data networking, e-business applications, video conferencing, hosting services, Ethernet, private line, VoIP, HSI access, data storage, data security, co-location services, managed IT services, cloud services and other advanced communication solutions. Cogeco Cable's subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:CCA).FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Director, Corporate CommunicationsNicole Tardif(514) 764-4685