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Videotron Ltd.

February 27, 2014 11:07 ET

The Best in Entertainment on illico: Videotron Customers Can Now Enjoy Content from Global and V via Video on Demand

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 27, 2014) - Good news for TV viewers: as part of its ongoing effort to give customers what they want, Videotron's video on demand (VoD) service is now offering content from the popular channels Global and V. The move is in keeping with Videotron's commitment to delivering the best multiscreen experience - anywhere, anytime!

Still more content

As of today, the Canadian English-language network Global comes to illico platforms with the latest season of the top American cop shows NCIS, NCIS LA, Chicago Fire and Hawaii Five-0. Videotron customers who prefer to live-stream will be pleased to learn that the Global Montreal station is also available on illico's Web, tablet and mobile platforms starting.

The Québec over-the-air station V is also coming to illico TV, the illico.tv online service, the illico.tv app for iPad and Android tablets and illico mobile. Its hit shows, including Ces gars-là, En mode Salvail, L'amour est dans le pré, Un souper presque parfait, Les Jokers and Les Champions du Web will be available on demand, uncut.

And that's just the beginning! Over the coming months, other popular series from V and Global will make their appearance on illico.

More than 10 years of on-demand content

Video on demand has been in a hit in Québec and is now well entrenched in consumers' daily habits. In 2003, Videotron became one of the first providers in Canada to offer its customers VoD. It has since developed the service into a multiplatform powerhouse with, among other things, the richest and most diverse catalogue of French-language titles in Québec, delivered over a state-of-the-art network with infinite potential. Year after year, Videotron has maintained its position as a trailblazer and leader in the world of entertainment.

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 Québec 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 Québec households and organizations. For the eighth consecutive year, Videotron was ranked as Québec's most respected telecommunications company by Les Affaires magazine, based on a Léger Marketing survey.

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Contact Information

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    Youann Blouin
    Specialist, Media and Analysts
    Corporate Communications
    514 380-7069
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