Videotron Ltd.

Videotron Ltd.

March 20, 2015 15:30 ET

"Let's Talk TV" Decision: Videotron Shares the CRTC's Approach

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - March 20, 2015) - Following upon the CRTC's decision released yesterday regarding the "Let's Talk TV" hearings, Videotron welcomes the Commission's desire to allow consumers still more flexibility.

"We share the CRTC's desire to give consumers still greater flexibility and more freedom of choice," said Manon Brouillette, President and CEO of Videotron. "The customer has always been Videotron's top priority. Videotron became the first cable provider to offer a 'build your own package' option more than 10 years ago. We are enthusiastic about continuing along that path."

Videotron would like to recall that it pioneered "build your own package" plans and was a trailblazer in offering its customers wider flexibility, without being required to do so by any regulation. "Videotron is in a better position in this regard than any other broadcasting distribution undertaking," noted Manon Brouillette. "We fully intend to continue innovating in order to provide our customers with the best possible entertainment experience."

Videotron (, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., is an integrated communications company engaged in cable television, interactive multimedia development, 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 December 31, 2014, Videotron was serving 1,782,300 cable television customers, including 1,561,700 Digital TV subscribers. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,537,500 subscribers to its cable service as of December 31, 2014. As of the same date, Videotron had 632,800 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,349,000 Québec households and organizations. For the tenth consecutive year, Videotron was ranked as Québec's most respected telecommunications company, based on a Léger survey.

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