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Vidéotron lauches new "Voice mail to e-mail" service for cable telephone subscribers

Montréal - December 15, 2005 – Vidéotron is offering a new cutting-edge Voice Mail to e-mail functionality which lets customers access their voice mail via e-mail in the form of audio-file attachments. The new feature being introduced today is available to subscribers to Vidéotron’s cable telephone service who have taken the Voice Mail option and are also subscribed to Vidéotron cable Internet service.

Vidéotron clients who activate the Voice Mail to e-mail option will automatically receive copies of their voice mail messages in their inboxes as audio file (.wav) attachments. They will be able to open the attachment to listen to the message as if they were on the phone.


This innovative cable telephone service offers users a host of message management options:

  • E-mail notification of incoming voice mail
  • E-mail forwarding of voice messages to other parties
  • E-mail access to voice mail from any computer at any location, avoiding long-distance charges
  • Storage of unlimited number of voice messages for an unlimited time on the customer’s computer

"The Voice Mail to e-mail functionality is another example of the ability of Vidéotron’s cable telephone service to deliver competitively priced, forward-thinking solutions that are in step with our customers’ lifestyles,” says Manon Brouillette, Vidéotron’s Vice President of Marketing and Product Integration.

Vidéotron’s new Voice Mail to e-mail service is available for $2 per month. It is offered free of charge to Vidéotron customers who subscribe to the five-feature telephone package plus Vidéotron’s cable Internet service.

Vidéotron ltée (www.videotron.com), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., is an integrated communications company engaged in cable television, interactive multimedia development, Internet access services and residential telephone service. Vidéotron is a leader in new technologies with its illico interactive television system and its broadband network, which supports high-speed cable Internet access, analog and digital cable television, and other services. As of September 30, 2005, Vidéotron was serving 1,472,000 cable television customers in Québec; including over 425,000 illico subscribers. Vidéotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 607,000 subscribers to its cable modem and dial-up services. In addition, Vidéotron provides residential telephone service to more than 96,000 customers in Montréal, Montréal South Shore and North Shore, Laval and the Québec City area.


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