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April 11, 2014 15:44 ET

Samsung GALAXY S5 and Samsung Gear Fit™ Coming to Videotron

One of the most eagerly awaited Android phones of 2014

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - April 11, 2014) - Videotron announces that the Samsung GALAXY S5 is coming to its state-of-the-art 4G network today. The latest addition to the Galaxy S series and one of the most highly anticipated smartphones of the year promises to offer Videotron's residential and business customers an ultra-fast, user-friendly technological and entertainment experience. Videotron will also begin offering the Samsung Gear Fit wearable technology on the same day.

"Once again, Videotron is offering its customers cutting-edge devices on the industry's most advantageous plans," said Marie Ginette Lepage, Vice President, Product Development. "The addition of the eagerly awaited Samsung GALAXY S5 to our smartphone line-up will certainly meet the needs and expectations of the consumers and businesses that place their trust in us."

Ahead of the curve

The Samsung GALAXY S5 is designed for what matters most to consumers, from taking photos to tracking their work-outs. Its download booster accelerates downloads of photos and other large files by using the phone's Wi-Fi and mobile connections simultaneously, making it an excellent device for both consumers who like to share files and for business people looking for a powerful productivity tool.

The new member of the Galaxy S line can also stand up under the most demanding conditions, withstanding water and dust alike. The biometric sensor on the back coupled with the S Health 3.0 app installed on the phone let athletic users track their performance.

Videotron is also introducing the Samsung Gear Fit at the same time. Coupled with a Galaxy handset, the Gear Fit lets users accept or reject calls, as well as view their emails and text messages, all from their wrist. The customizable coaching mode and heart rate monitor help users stay motivated during a work-out, making the light and sleek curved-screen Gear Fit a great choice for active types.

The fast, powerful and durable Samsung GALAXY S5 smartphone is also equipped with a 16 MP fast autofocus camera for great pics that will preserve those memorable moments forever.

Innovation in the palm of your hand

The Samsung GALAXY S5 is designed to make life easier by offering users a world of possibilities. The S5 continues the GALAXY tradition of speed and power and fits in the palm of the hand. It's stunning 5.1" Super AMOLED HD screen features an energy saving mode to make the battery last when the user needs it most.

Available April 11

The Samsung GALAXY S5 sells for $229.95 with a monthly plan of at least $69.95 or for $699.95 retail.

The Samsung Gear Fit is available at $219.95.

For more information on the Samsung GALAXY S5, the Samsung Gear Fit and Videotron's other products and services, visit www.videotron.com/residential/mobile/devices-and-accessories#

Videotron (Uwww.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 December 31, 2013, Videotron was serving 1,825,100 cable television customers, including 1,531,400 subscribers to Digital TV. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,418,300 subscribers to its cable service as of December 31, 2013. As of the same date, Videotron had 503,300 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,286,100 Québec households and organizations. For the ninth consecutive year, Videotron was ranked as Québec's most respected telecommunications company, based on a Léger survey.

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