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High-speed provider Videotron revs up for 2010 Canadian Grand Prix

Montréal, June 2, 2010 – Videotron announces that it is sponsoring the 2010 Canadian Grand Prix, which will be held at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 11, 12 and 13, 2010. Videotron also approved an agreement associating it with NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge, a NASCAR Nationwide race to be run on the same track on August 28 and 29, 2010. The breathtaking speeds on the track promise to match those Videotron deliver on the Internet, creating two weekends of full throttle excitement for car racing fans.

Videotron will be front-row centre celebrating the return of Formula 1 racing to the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve at Parc Jean-Drapeau. “Videotron is very proud to be associated with these two major sports events, the Canadian Grand Prix and the NAPA Auto Parts 200, part of the NASCAR Nationwide series,” said Robert Dépatie, President and CEO of Videotron. “The link-up between high-speed champion Videotron and the only Formula 1 World Championship race in North America is a match that was meant to be.”

“We are very pleased that Videotron has decided to become official sponsor of the 2010 Canadian Grand Prix and the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge,” said François Dumontier, President, Grand Prix du Canada. “The Canadian Grand Prix is always happy to have blue-ribbon backers such as Videotron. This alliance will give a local company visibility across Canada and around the world.”

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 March 31, 2010, Videotron was serving 1,785,500 cable television customers in Québec, including 1,119,900 subscribers to its digital service. Videotron is the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,191,600 subscribers to its cable modem service as of March 31, 2010. As of the same date, Videotron had activated 85,300 handsets on its wireless telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,043,000 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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