Videotron Ltd.

Videotron Ltd.

October 13, 2010 15:23 ET

Videotron Doubles Upload Speed on Ultimate Speed Internet 50™ Service

File transfers will be twice as fast

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 13, 2010) - Videotron is doubling upload speeds on its Ultimate Speed Internet 50(TM) service for residential and business customers from 1 mbps to 2 mbps as of today, with no increase in rates. The move is another example of Videotron's commitment to meet its customers' needs in the age of social networking, with consumers demanding more and more speed of their Internet Service Providers.

"By making Ultimate Speed Internet 50 twice as fast, Videotron is delivering on its promise to listen to its customers," said Myrianne Collin, Vice President, Research, Marketing and Product Development, Consumer Division, of Videotron. "With the extra speed, our service is more complete and more advantageous, particularly for self-employed workers, small businesses and plugged-in families in which several users share a single connection."

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Videotron Ltd. (, 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 wireless 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 June 30, 2010, Videotron was serving 1,781,500 cable television customers, including 1,142,000 subscribers to its digital service. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,201,700 subscribers to its cable modem service as of June 30, 2010. As of the same date, Videotron had activated 87,000 handsets on its wireless telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,065,300 Québec households and organizations. For the fifth consecutive year, Videotron was named Québec's most respected telecommunications company by Les Affaires magazine, based on a Léger Marketing survey.

"Ultimate Speed Internet 50" is a registered trademark of Videotron Ltd.

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