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Three Years After 4G Mobile Network Launch: Videotron's Mobile Telephone Service Passes the Half-Million-Customer Mark

February 5, 2014



MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 5, 2014) - Videotron has reached another milestone by signing up its 500,000th mobile telephone customer. Since the last three years, the Quebec telecom leader has made its mark in the mobile marketplace with unrivalled customer experience, an advanced 4G network, quality devices for residential and business customers, and the best mobile content offering. For the third year in a row, consumer satisfaction with Videotron's products and services and earned the company a ranking as Quebec's best telecommunications retailer.(1)

LTE network coming in 2014

Videotron will lengthen its technological lead in 2014 by rolling out a shared LTE access network in Quebec and the Ottawa area, in collaboration with Rogers. The LTE network will be more robust, cover more territory, support faster speeds and meet customers' growing data usage needs. It will deliver an optimal customer experience for consumers and businesses alike.

"For three years, Videotron has been pushing the envelope in order to offer its customers more and provide them with the best possible experience," said Manon Brouillette, President and Chief Operating Officer of Videotron. "Our powerful mobile network makes it possible for 500,000 residential and business customers to enjoy a state-of-the-art product that has yet to reach its full potential. The future is bright for our mobile services: our teams are bursting with ideas and innovative projects."

Customized plans, quality products

To meet the needs of its residential and business customers, Videotron offers simple, flexible plans, including the best voice and data plans on the market (such as 6 GB all-inclusive voice and data), and a line of advanced devices such as the LG G2, the Google Nexus 5, the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy Note 3.

For more information on Videotron's products and services, visit www.videotron.com

Videotron (www.videotron.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., is an integrated communications company engaged in cable television, interactive multimedia development, and Internet access, cable telephone and mobile telephone services. Videotron is a leader in new technologies with its illico interactive television service and its broadband network, which supports high-speed cable Internet access, analog and digital cable television, and other services. As of September 30, 2013, Videotron was serving 1,830,400 cable television customers, including 1,517,600 subscribers to Digital TV. Videotron is also the Quebec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,408,200 subscribers to its cable service as of September 30, 2013. As of the same date, Videotron had 478,000 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,281,200 Quebec households and organizations. For the eighth consecutive year, Videotron was ranked as Quebec's most respected telecommunications company by Les Affaires magazine, based on a Leger Marketing survey.

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(1) Leger Marketing survey, Le Journal de Montreal, December 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Media contact only: Youann Blouin Specialist, Media and Analysts Corporate Communications 514 380-7069 Mobile: 438 491-0825 Source: Videotron Ltd.


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