Videotron Ltd.

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Videotron Ltd.

October 31, 2012 10:58 ET

FX Canada Channel Comes to Quebec: Videotron Customers to Get Premieres of Successful New Series and Comedies

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 31, 2012) - Starting today, Videotron customers will be among the first to be able to tune in the eagerly awaited FX Canada channel and watch award-winning programs and the best American series of the past and present.

The addition of FX Canada is a significant enhancement of Videotron's HD lineup, making good on Videotron's promise to offer its customers the best possible entertainment experience. FX, already highly popular in the U.S., carries successful comedies, hit movies and popular series such as American Horror Story and Sons of Anarchy.

Best in entertainment for Videotron customers

Videotron will offer its illico TV customers a free preview of the new channel from October 31, 2012 to January 31, 2013.

FX Canada will be available on channel 210 in standard format and channel 810 in HD. It will be included in the TMN/HBO and Superstations packages and will also be available to the unit price of $3.

For more information about the channels carried by Videotron, visit www.videotron.com/residential/illico

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 interactive Digital TV service and its broadband network, which supports high-speed cable Internet access, analog and digital cable television, and other services. As of June 30, 2012, Videotron was serving 1,837,900 cable television customers, including 1,425,000 subscribers to its digital service. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,341,100 subscribers to its cable service as of June 30, 2012. As of the same date, Videotron had 347,600 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,223,400 Québec households and organizations. For the seventh consecutive year, Videotron was named Québec's most respected telecommunications company by Les Affaires magazine, based on a Léger Marketing survey.

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Contact Information

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