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Cogeco Inc. Releases its Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2017




MONTREAL, QUEBEC — (Marketwired) — 07/13/17 — Today, Cogeco Inc. (TSX: CGO) (“Cogeco” or the “Corporation”) announced its financial results for the third quarter ended May 31, 2017, in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”).

For the third quarter of fiscal 2017:

For the nine-month period ended May 31, 2017:

“Overall we are pleased with our results for the third quarter of fiscal 2017,” declared Louis Audet, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cogeco Inc. “Cogeco Connexion, our Canadian broadband subsidiary, has seen marked growth in terms of both revenue and EBITDA.”

“Atlantic Broadband continues to produce positive results, in line with expectations,” added M. Audet. “Our American subsidiary is concentrating its efforts on investments in Florida, a region with a strong potential for growth. On this note, we were very pleased to announce on July 10, the acquisition of the MetroCast cable systems, allowing Atlantic Broadband to increase its presence in the growing and lucrative U.S. cable market. Moreover, we are delighted to be partnering with CDPQ in this transaction, providing us with a long-term partner with a similar vision,” stated Mr. Audet.

“At Cogeco Peer 1, our Business ICT subsidiary, the leadership team continues to build and consolidate its client relationships, with a focus on medium and large customers, positioning themselves as a trusted advisor bringing more relevant solutions to market and cross-selling services,” stated Mr. Audet.

“At Cogeco Media, our radio subsidiary, the latest Numeris ratings results confirm that we continue to maintain our leadership position in the Quebec radio market, with very strong audience ratings backed by our solid financial performance,” concluded Louis Audet. “Our results in this sector are excellent and I am proud of our team–s outstanding work.”

ABOUT COGECO

Cogeco Inc. is a diversified holding corporation which operates in the communications and media sectors. Through its Cogeco Communications Inc. subsidiary, Cogeco provides its residential and business customers with video, Internet and telephony services through its two-way broadband fibre networks. Cogeco Communications Inc. operates in Canada under the Cogeco Connexion name in Quebec and Ontario, and in the United States under the Atlantic Broadband name in western Pennsylvania, south Florida, Maryland/Delaware, South Carolina and eastern Connecticut. Through Cogeco Peer 1, Cogeco Communications Inc. provides its business customers with a suite of information technology services (colocation, network connectivity, hosting, cloud and managed services), through its 16 data centres, extensive FastFiber Network® and more than 50 points of presence in North America and Europe. Through its subsidiary Cogeco Media, Cogeco owns and operates 13 radio stations across most of Quebec with complementary radio formats serving a wide range of audiences as well as Cogeco News, its radio news agency. Cogeco Inc.–s subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CGO). The subordinate voting shares of Cogeco Communications Inc. are also listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CCA).

Contacts:
Source:
Cogeco Inc.
Patrice Ouimet
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
514-764-4700

Information:
Media
Rene Guimond
Senior Vice-President, Public Affairs and Communications
514-764-4700





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