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July 05, 2012 11:27 ET

Videotron Customers Get Nokia Lumia 710

2nd Windows handset in product line-up

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - July 5, 2012) - Videotron is enhancing its selection of mobile devices with today's announcement that it is releasing a second Windows Phone handset, the Nokia Lumia 710. The smartphone, known for its easy social networking capabilities and impressive GPS system, keeps friends, relatives and colleagues at the user's fingertips, anywhere, anytime.

The user-friendly Nokia Lumia 710 features a series of quick functionalities. All contact profiles are in one place, so Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Hotmail and XboxLive can all be accessed with one touch. The Nokia Lumia 710 is also equipped with a 5 MP photo/video camera that takes pictures of superior quality and a 3.7" screen that displays them stunning clarity even in bright sunlight, thanks to ClearBlack™ display technology.

Your own personal cloud with Microsoft Office and SkyDrive

The Nokia Lumia 710 is a productivity tool for the road. It supports the mobile versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint, letting users edit documents directly on their phone. Once the job is done, the file can be saved to SkyDrive, a free online storage service that can be used to save and retrieve documents across Windows devices (tablet, Xbox, computer).

Navigate without looking

The Nokia Lumia 710 also features Nokia Drive - an advanced GPS system with voice guidance. The free service is the same as the one that powers leading GPS devices. It comes with preinstalled Nokia Maps and real-time traffic information to help get users to their destination accurately and on time.

The Nokia Lumia 710 is available starting at $29.95 with a 36-month economic inducement. For more information on the Lumia 710 and Videotron's other products and services, visit http://www.videotron.com/residential/mobile

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 March 31, 2012, Videotron was serving 1,854,000 cable television customers, including 1,417,500 subscribers to its digital service. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,340,500 subscribers to its cable service as of March 31, 2012. As of the same date, Videotron had 312,800 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,212,500 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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Contact Information

  • Elodie Girardin-Lajoie
    Specialist, Media and Analysts
    Corporate Communications
    Telephone: 514 380-7772
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