IP Networks Analyst
" I know where I am going. "
Press Room

Press Releases

Our Press Releases are now available in RSS Feed.

James Cameron extravaganza on Digital TV service: Avatar and the Oscars on Videotron in May

Montréal, May 6, 2010 – Prominent Canadian producer/director James Cameron’s biggest sci-fi hits are coming to Videotron’s Digital TV service. Starting May 9, Videotron customers will be able to watch three Cameron blockbusters on channel 900 in English or French. His latest, the Academy Award-winning movie Avatar, will be available in standard and HD formats. Cameron fans will also be able to order The Abyss and Aliens.

Behind the scenes at Avatar
Movie buffs will get a chance to go backstage and watch footage from the set of Avatar free of charge on Videotron Digital TV. Viewers will get a close-up look at the advanced technology used to make the 3D epic and see actor Sam Worthington transformed into the Jake Sully character.

Oscar winners are back
In a special treat for cinephiles, Videotron Digital TV is bringing a selection of Oscar winners and nominees from the 82nd Academy Awards to subscribers’ living rooms, including The Young Victoria, Up in the Air, Crazy Heart, Coco before Chanel and Precious.

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 digital 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 its digital service. 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.

– 30 –  


Note: Promotions announced in past press releases may be modified without prior notice.