MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 5, 2013) - A mere six weeks after the release of Videotron's illico.tv app for iPad on December 21, 2012, the 100,000-downloads mark has been reached. It is an impressive performance for the app, which lets Videotron customers access the most popular programs from many of the channels in their TV package on an iPad, whenever and wherever they want.
"Reaching 100,000 downloads this fast is proof positive that the app meets customers' needs and reflects the care and thought we put into developing a product that provides the best possible technological and entertainment experience," said Manon Brouillette, President, Consumer Market.
The best in entertainment on your iPad
The iPad app supports all the illico.tv features that Videotron customers appreciate, including live streaming TV and video on demand. Users can remotely program their video recorder, view the full TV schedule and watch thousands of hours of content from more than 40 television channels, all on their iPad. The simple and intuitive platform is very easy to navigate.
In addition to watching their favourite channels live or on demand, Videotron customers can view their favourite shows as many times as they wish or tune in the wacky content served up by Canada's first mobile channel, Lib tv.
With the illico.tv app for iPad, Videotron digital TV customers have an entertainment experience tailored to their needs at their fingertips. The free app adds a new option to the illico access platforms that have already been developed for the Web, television and mobile devices. The array of illico.tv content available on iPad will be steadily enriched in the coming months.
The illico.tv app can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store or iTunes.
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 September 30, 2012, Videotron was serving 1,852,900 cable television customers, including 1,457,800 subscribers to its digital service. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,369,600 subscribers to its cable service as of September 30, 2012. As of the same date, Videotron had 378,300 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,249,700 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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