TMCNet:  Cogeco's Express 6, Express 10, Turbo 14, Turbo 20 and Ultimate 60 High Speed Internet Package Subscribers in Ontario Receive Upload and Download Speed and Monthly Transfer Capacity Ramp Ups...

[February 04, 2013]

Cogeco's Express 6, Express 10, Turbo 14, Turbo 20 and Ultimate 60 High Speed Internet Package Subscribers in Ontario Receive Upload and Download Speed and Monthly Transfer Capacity Ramp Ups...

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, Feb 4, 2013 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- Cogeco Cable Inc. (TSX:CCA) ("COGECO") today announced the ramp up of upload and download speeds and monthly transfer capacity for most of its High Speed Internet (HSI) residential customers in Ontario. Subscribers to Express 6, Express 10, Turbo 14, Turbo 20 and Ultimate 60 high speed internet packages will be able to benefit from the upgrade. The upgrades to the respective packages have been rolled out seamlessly since February 1, at no additional cost or conditions.


The Express 6 package upgrade includes an additional 2 Mbps in download speed; an additional 900 Kbps in upload speed; and an additional monthly transfer capacity of 15 GB. For the same regular price, subscribers now benefit from speeds of up to 6 Mbps for downloads and up to 1.5 Mbps for uploads with monthly data transfer capacity of 30 GB.

The Express 10 package upgrade includes an additional 2 Mbps in download speed; an additional 700 Kbps in upload speed; and an additional monthly transfer capacity of 20 GB. For the same regular price, subscribers now benefit from speeds of up to 10 Mbps for downloads and up to 1.5 Mbps for uploads with monthly data transfer capacity of 60 GB.

The Turbo 14 package upgrade includes an additional 1 Mbps in upload speed and an additional monthly transfer capacity of 10 GB. For the same regular price, subscribers now benefit from speeds of up to 14 Mbps for downloads and up to 2 Mbps for uploads with monthly data transfer capacity of 90 GB.

The Turbo 20 package upgrade includes an additional 0.5 Mbps in upload speed and an additional monthly transfer capacity of 20 GB. For the same regular price, subscribers now benefit from speeds of up to 20 Mbps for downloads and up to 2 Mbps for uploads with monthly data transfer capacity of 100 GB.

The Ultimate 60 High Speed Internet package upgrade includes an additional 5 Mbps in download speed and an additional monthly transfer capacity of 50 GB. For the same regular price, subscribers now benefit from speeds of up to 60 Mbps for downloads and up to 2 Mbps for uploads with monthly data transfer capacity of 300 GB.

"Internet needs are rapidly evolving. We have taken into consideration the feedback received from our current residential customer base, and made the necessary changes in order to meet the needs of the vast majority of our customers and provide them with more competitive internet offerings. We are dedicated to making their internet experience the best it can be, and this is why we improved their Internet service," said Ron Perrotta, Vice-President, Marketing and Strategic Planning at Cogeco Cable.

More information on COGECO's residential HSI package in Ontario is available at www.cogeco.ca, under the Ontario residential section.

ABOUT COGECO CABLE Cogeco Cable (www.cogeco.ca) is a telecommunications corporation and is the11th largest hybrid fibre coaxial cable operator in North America operating in Canada under the Cogeco Cable brand name in Quebec and Ontario, and in the United States through its subsidiary Atlantic Broadband in Western Pennsylvania, South Florida, Maryland, Delaware and South Carolina. Its two-way broadband cable networks provide to its residential and small business customers Analogue and Digital Television, High Speed Internet ("HSI") and Telephony services. Through its subsidiaries Cogeco Data Services and PEER 1 Hosting, Cogeco Cable provides its commercial customers a suite of IT hosting, information and communications technology services (Data Centre, Co-location, Managed Hosting, Cloud Infrastructure and Connectivity), with 25 data centres, extensive fibre networks in Montreal and Toronto as well as points-of-presence in North America and Europe. Cogeco Cable's subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:CCA). For more information about Cogeco Cable and its subsidiaries visit cogeco.ca, cogecodata.com, peer1.com and peer1hosting.co.uk.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Marina Brzeski Director, Corporate Communications (514) 764-4613 SOURCE: Cogeco Cable Inc.

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