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Videotron Ltd. Prices C$300M Senior Notes Offering

Quebecor Media to Partially Repay Term Loan B Credit Facility and to Extend Maturity Date of C$100M Revolving Credit Facility

Montreal, January 7, 2010 – Videotron Ltd. today announced the pricing of its offering of C$300M aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 2020.  The new senior notes will be sold at par, will carry a coupon of 7⅛% and will mature on January 15, 2020. Videotron intends to use the proceeds of this offering to repay the drawings under its senior secured credit facility and the remainder for general corporate purposes.

Quebecor Media Inc. today also announced that it has given notice of its intention to prepay drawings under its term loan B credit facility in an aggregate amount of US$170M, with such prepayments expected to be effected on or around January 14, 2010.  Quebecor Media has also formally sought the approval of its credit agreement lenders to extend the maturity date of its C$100M revolving credit facility from January 2011 to January 2013 and to obtain certain other favourable amendments to the covenants contained in its credit facilities.

This press release is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in any jurisdiction.  The senior notes have not been and will not be qualified for sale to the public under applicable Canadian securities laws and, accordingly, any offer and sale of the notes in Canada will be made on a basis which is exempt from the prospectus and dealer registration requirements of such securities laws.  The senior notes have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 or applicable state securities laws, and the senior notes may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration. 

Videotron Ltd. (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, cable telephony and wireless telephone service. Videotron 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 December 31, 2009, Videotron was serving 1,777,000 cable television customers, including 1,084,100 subscribers to illico Digital TV. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,170,600 subscribers to its cable modem service as of December 31, 2009. As of the same date, Videotron had activated 82,800 handsets on its wireless telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,014,000 Québec households and organizations. For the fourth consecutive year, Videotron was been named Québec’s most respected telecommunications company by Commerce magazine, based on a Léger Marketing survey.

Quebecor Inc. (TSX: QBR.A, QBR.B) is a holding company with a 54.7% interest in Quebecor Media Inc, one of Canada's largest media groups. Quebecor Media owns operating companies in numerous media related businesses: Videotron Ltd., an integrated communications company engaged in cable television, interactive multimedia development, Internet access services, cable telephony and wireless telephone service; Sun Media Corporation, the largest publisher of newspapers in Canada; Canoe Inc., operator of a network of English  and French language Internet properties in Canada; Quebecor Media Network, provider of flyer printing and distribution services; TVA Group Inc., operator of the largest French language over the air television network in Québec, a number of specialty channels, and the English language over the air station Sun TV; Nurun Inc., a major interactive technologies and communications agency with offices in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia; magazine publisher TVA Publishing Inc.; book publishers and distributors Sogides Group Inc. and CEC Publishing Inc.; Archambault Group Inc. and TVA Films, companies engaged in the production, distribution and retailing of cultural products; Le SuperClub Vidéotron ltée, a DVD and console game rental and retail chain; and Quebecor MediaPages, publisher of print and online directories.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and forward-looking information within the meaning of National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations in Canada (collectively, "forward-looking statements"). All statements other than statements of historical facts included in this press release, including statements regarding our prospects, plans, financial position and business strategy may constitute forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections about the industries in which we operate as well as beliefs and assumptions made by our management. Such statements include, in particular, statements about our plans, prospects, financial position and business strategies. Words such as "may," "will," "expect," "continue," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "plan," "foresee," "believe" or "seek" or the negatives of these terms or variations of them or similar terminology are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, these statements, by their nature, involve risks and uncertainties and are not guarantees of future performance. Such statements are also subject to assumptions concerning, among other things: our anticipated business strategies; anticipated trends in our business; and our ability to continue to control costs. We can give no assurance that these estimates and expectations will prove to have been correct. Actual outcomes and results may, and often do, differ from what is expressed, implied or projected in such forward-looking statements, and such differences may be material. Some important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to: our ability to successfully build and deploy our new wireless services network on the timeline we are targeting and to implement successfully our strategy of becoming a facilities-based wireless provider; general economic, financial or market conditions; the intensity of competitive activity in the industries in which we operate, including competition from alternative means of programs and content transmission; unanticipated higher capital spending required to address continued development of competitive alternative technologies or the inability to obtain additional capital to continue the development of our business; our ability to implement successfully our business and operating strategies and manage our growth and expansion; disruptions to the network through which we provide our digital television, Internet access and telephony services, and our ability to protect such services from piracy; labour disputes or strikes; changes in our ability to obtain services and equipment critical to our operations; changes in laws and regulations, or in their interpretations, which could result, among other things, in the loss (or reduction in value) of our licenses or markets or in an increase in competition, compliance costs or capital expenditures; our substantial indebtedness, the tightening of credit markets, and the restrictions on our business imposed by the terms of our debt; and interest rate fluctuations that affect a portion of our interest payment requirements on long-term debt. We caution you that the above list of cautionary statements is not exhaustive. These and other factors could cause actual results to differ materially from our expectations expressed in the forward-looking statements included in this press release, and you are encouraged to read the section entitled "Risk Factors" of Videotron's annual report on Form 20 F for the year ended December 31, 2008 as well as the section entitled "Risks and Uncertainties" in the Management Discussion and Analysis report for the year ended December 31, 2008 prepared by Quebecor Inc. for further details and descriptions of these and other factors. Each of these forward-looking statements speaks only as of the date of this offering memorandum. We will not update these statements unless applicable securities laws require us to do so.

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