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Press release from Marketwire

Cogeco Cable Now Offering the ABC Spark Channel

Monday, April 16, 2012

Cogeco Cable Now Offering the ABC Spark Channel15:09 EDT Monday, April 16, 2012MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - April 16, 2012) - Cogeco Cable Inc. (TSX:CCA) announced it is carrying the ABC Spark Channel. All Cogeco Cable Digital TV customers in Ontario have free access to ABC Spark (channel 148) until April 30, 2012. The ABC Spark Channel, a Corus Entertainment property, is the Canadian version of the popular U.S. ABC Family Network. Its programming features such successful series as: The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Make It or Break It, Switched at Birth, The Lying Game and Melissa & Joey. "Adding the ABC Spark Channel allows Cogeco Cable to respond to a variety of customer tastes and needs and to enhance our already highly engaging TV offering for youth and families," stated Ron Perrotta, Vice-President, Marketing and Strategic Planning at Cogeco Cable.Free of charge until April 30, 2012, ABC Spark will then be available through Cogeco Cable's Digital Family Theme Pack.ABOUT COGECO CABLE Cogeco Cable (www.cogeco.ca) is a telecommunications corporation and is the second largest hybrid fibre coaxial cable system operator in Ontario, Québec and Portugal. 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