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October 31, 2013 15:09 ET

Videotron to Release the Powerful Nexus 5 for its Customers

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 31, 2013) - Videotron customers will be able to lay their hands on Google's latest mobile innovation, the eagerly awaited Nexus 5, starting November 8. Nexus 5 is the first device to run the new Android 4.4 (KitKat) operating system.

Although it weighs in at just 130 g, the feather-light Nexus 5 is equipped with a sophisticated 8 Mpx still and video camera that boasts a series of advanced features, including the new HDR+ mode and a burst function for the best possible pics. The 5" HD screen makes for a stunning visual experience.

The best of Google

The latest collaborative effort between Google and LG is the smartest smartphone yet. Nexus 5 is powered by a 2.26 GHz Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor that delivers lightning speed and supports a host of trailblazing functionalities. Videotron customers who pick it up will be among the first to be able to take advantage of the new features of Android 4.4 KitKat, including a smarter keyboard and contacts list, Google caller ID and more!

Nexus 5 packs Google's unrivalled ecosystem - more than a million apps and games to choose from in the Google Play store, the latest Google Maps app with a new UI, and a slew of Google apps for daily needs (Gmail, Google Chrome, Google Agenda) - into a thin, light and fast smartphone.

Videotron has offered its customers every Nexus device (Nexus One, Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4) since they hit the market. For more information on the Nexus 5 and Videotron's other mobile products and services, http://www.videotron.com/residential/mobile/devices-and-accessories

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 June 30, 2013, Videotron was serving 1,832,400 cable television customers, including 1,502,000 subscribers Digital TV. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,395,400 subscribers to its cable service as of June 30, 2013. As of the same date, Videotron had 451,100 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,274,700 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
    Specialist, Media and Analysts
    Corporate Communications
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