Vidéotron Ltd.

Vidéotron Ltd.

November 18, 2011 12:36 ET

Phase 2 of Outaouais Expansion: Videotron Spending $3 million to Create 106 New Jobs in Gatineau

MONTRÉAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 18, 2011) - Videotron is pleased to announce the creation of 106 jobs and a total $3.3 million investment in its Customer Contact Centre in Gatineau. 100 customer service representatives and 6 team managers will be added to the 100 permanent positions created in the region since May 2010.

The investment by Videotron supports local economic development in the Gatineau area. More than $1 million will be spent on employee training and $2.3 million on the new premises, in addition to the $2.13 million spent last year on expansion of the Customer Contact Centre.

"We are proud that Videotron continues growing and delivering on its commitment to provide the best possible customer experience," said Robert Dépatie, President and CEO of Videotron. "The new employees will enhance our ability to give our customers expert guidance and to make their lives easier. Videotron is also proud to be an active player in regional economic development in Québec and we are eager to hook up with talented people in the Outaouais region."


The Human Resources team is currently on the ground looking for dynamic, capable employees who care about customer service. The first cohort will begin working at the Customer Contact Centre in early January 2012. Recruiting will continue until July 2012. Videotron is offering permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week) jobs with an attractive benefits package, and an innovative, stimulating environment. For detailed job descriptions, see

Videotron (, 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, 2011, Videotron was serving 1,844,200 cable television customers, including 1,348,100 subscribers to its digital service. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,306,400 subscribers to its cable service as of September 30, 2011. As of the same date, Videotron had 258,100 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,179,400 Québec households and organizations. For the sixth 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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