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Sundance Film Festival and PAX TV on Vidéotron’s digital illico service

Montréal, January 13, 2004 – Documentary Channel to be unscrambled The Documentary Channel will be unscrambled on Vidéotron’s cable television service, except in Québec City, Île d’Orléans and Côte de Beaupré, from January 15 to 31, 2004, for the duration of the Sundance Film Festival. The Documentary Channel carries high-quality documentaries and original entertainment and educational content produced by talented independent filmmakers around the world. It is located at position 151 on illico’s channel lineup.

New channel on illico
Vidéotron will begin carrying PAX TV (WWBI-27 of Plattsburgh) at position 56 in Montréal and Sorel on January 14. PAX TV’s programming includes performances, MGM movies, made-for-TV films and special events, for young children and the whole family. It does not carry violent or sexual content.

Vidéotron Ltée, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quebecor Média inc., is an integrated communications company active in cable television, interactive multimedia development and Internet access services. Vidéotron Ltée is a leader in new technologies, thanks to illico, its interactive television system and its highbandwidth network allowing it to offer, among other services, high-speed cable Internet access, analog and digital TV services. In Quebec, Vidéotron serves 1,423,000 million cable customers; more than 213,000 also subscribe to interactive TV on its digital service illico. Vidéotron is also the leader in highspeed cable Internet access throughout Quebec, with more than 430,000 Internet customers by cable modem and dial-up modem. 


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