Videotron Ltd.
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Videotron Ltd.

February 20, 2014 13:00 ET

Starting Today: Videotron Lowers International Roaming Rates for its Customers

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 20, 2014) - In keeping with its commitment to giving its customers more, Québec telecommunications leader Videotron announces that it is cutting its rates for data roaming in the U.S., Europe and Caribbean and introducing a new unlimited texting option for customers roaming in the U.S. The new pricing applies to both residential and business customers.

No worries when you travel

Videotron's new unlimited texting add-on for consumers and business people travelling in the U.S. is priced at only $10 per month. Customers will also be pleased to learn that data roaming charges in the U.S. have been harmonized with the Canadian rate and reduced from $0.40/MB to only $0.15/MB. Videotron customers will pay only for the data they actually use when they are away from home.

Roaming rates for Europe and the Caribbean are also coming down as of today. European data roaming is being reduced from $1/MB to $0.60/MB. Caribbean rates are being slashed by 50% to $1/MB for data and $0.60/min for calls.

For more information on the mobile services offered by Videotron and Videotron Business Solutions, visit www.videotron.com/residential/mobile or http://affaires.videotron.com/web/pme/mobile/accueil.do?locale=en

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 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 September 30, 2013, Videotron was serving 1,830,400 cable television customers, including 1,517,600 subscribers to Digital TV. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,408,200 subscribers to its cable service as of September 30, 2013. As of the same date, Videotron had 478,000 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,281,200 Québec households and organizations. For the eighth consecutive year, Videotron was ranked as Québec's most respected telecommunications company by Les Affaires magazine, based on a Léger Marketing survey.

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    Youann Blouin
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