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Cogeco's Turbo 20, Ultimate 40 and Ultimate 60 High Speed Internet Packages Now Available in Chelsea and Wakefield, Quebec

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Cogeco's Turbo 20, Ultimate 40 and Ultimate 60 High Speed Internet Packages Now Available in Chelsea and Wakefield, Quebec09:00 EST Tuesday, December 04, 2012MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Dec. 4, 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 Chelsea and Wakefield, 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 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 no monthly maximum limit."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 Turbo 20 package is currently on promotion and offered for $29.95 per month for 12 months for customers who also subscribe to Cogeco's HD Television and Home phone services, and for $49.95 per month for 12 months for those who only want to subscribe to the High Speed Internet service. Turbo 20 regular price is $49.95 if bundled with other Cogeco services and $54.95 on a standalone basis.The Ultimate 40 package is currently on promotion and offered for $42.95 per month for 12 months for customers who also subscribe to Cogeco's HD Television and Home phone services, and for $62.95 per month for 12 months for those who only want to subscribe to the High Speed Internet service. Ultimate 40 regular price is $62.95 if bundled with other Cogeco services and $67.95 on a standalone basis.The Ultimate 60 package is currently on promotion and offered for $72.95 per month for 12 months for customers who also subscribe to Cogeco's HD Television and Home phone services, and for $92.95 per month for 12 months for those who only want to subscribe to the High Speed Internet service. Ultimate 60 regular price is $92.95 if bundled with other Cogeco services and $97.95 on a standalone basis.What's more, Cogeco includes its full suite of security services for these packages. Rental of a wireless modem is available at the cost of $2,95 per month for the Turbo 20 package and is included at no extra charge in the Ultimate 40 and Ultimate 60 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: Contact Information: Andre LimogesAdvisor Corporate Communications(514) 764-4762