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Videotron again expands Digital TV channel line-up with addition of Cinépop HD and Cosmopolitan TV

Montréal, February 1, 2011 — Videotron is adding two channels to its Digital TV line-up, Cinépop HD and Cosmopolitan TV. Subscribers to Videotron’s Digital TV service will now have access to more than 390 channels, including 57 HD channels, 30 of them in French, the largest selection of French-language HD channels in Québec.

For movie buffs
Since January 28, Cinépop HD has been bringing film enthusiasts the best movies and the biggest stars of every era, in dazzling high definition. Cinépop HD carries memorable films such as Platoon, Quatre mariages et un enterrement (Four Weddings and a Funeral), Il était une fois dans l’Ouest (Once Upon a Time in the West), Victimes du Vietnam (Casualties of War), Raging Bull and Adaptation. Cinépop HD is available on channel 705 at no additional charge to subscribers to Videotron’s HD service who have the standard version of the channel in their package. For clients who wish to add Cinépop to their services, the channel is available per unit or as part of the Custom, Franco and Mega packages.

The feminine mystique for the 21st century
Cosmopolitan TV, available as of today, covers men, sex and contemporary trends for the modern woman. It’s brash, sassy and irreverent. Cosmopolitan TV carries hit television series including Sex and the City and Lipstick Jungle, Hollywood blockbusters, gripping reality TV shows and the original series Oh So Cosmo. Cosmopolitan TV is available in standard format on channel 87 on illico Digital TV. Videotron is offering a free preview until May 1, after which Cosmopolitan TV will be available as part of the Custom and Mega packages, or per unit.

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, and Internet access, cable telephone and mobile telephone services. Videotron is a leader in new technologies with its interactive Digital TV service and its broadband network, which supports high-speed cable Internet access, analog and digital cable television, and other services. As of December 3, 2010, Videotron was serving 1,808,900 cable television customers, including 1,204,800 subscribers to its digital service. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,246,500 subscribers to its cable modem service as of December 3, 2010. As of the same date, Videotron had activated 122,900 handsets on its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,109,100 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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