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More than 7,800 toll-free calls to Chile : Free calling period ends

Montréal, March 30, 2010 – On March 8, 2010, Videotron announced free long-distance calling to Chile for residential telephone customers through March 31. With less than 24 hours to go, Videotron customers have made more than 7,800 toll-free calls to Chile totalling nearly 134,000 long-distance minutes.

“We wanted to support Québec families affected by the February 27 earthquake by letting our customers communicate with loved ones in Chile free of charge,” said Robert Dépatie, President and Chief Executive Officer of Videotron. “We hope that our effort to keep the lines to this devastated country, only a few weeks after Haiti, open helped keep people connected despite the terrible catastrophe.”

Rates starting at $0.10 per minute for long-distance calls to Chile will be available as of Thursday, April 1.

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 in Québec, including 1,084,100 subscribers to illico Digital TV. Videotron is 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 fifth consecutive year, Videotron was named Québec’s most respected telecommunications company by Les Affaires magazine, based on a Léger Marketing survey.

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