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Videotron mobile network now covers nearly 90% of the Company’s service area

Montréal, April 21, 2011 – Videotron is pleased to announce the official launch of its mobile services in a number of Québec municipalities. The service is now available to more than 4 million people across nearly 90% of Videotron’s service area, including the Saguenay-Lac Saint-Jean, Centre du Québec, Montérégie, Mauricie, Lanaudière, Sherbrooke, Chaudières-Appalaches, Montréal, Québec City and Laurentians regions. The Québec telecommunications leader’s mobile offerings have brought consumers and businesses the latest mobile technology on one of the most robust networks anywhere, delivering the best value for the money.

“We are excited to announce the arrival of our state-of-the-art mobile service in a string of new communities, including Joliette, Sorel-Tracy, Châteauguay, Sainte-Marie de Beauce and Montmagny, to name just a few,” said Robert Dépatie, President & CEO of Videotron. “When we launched our mobile service in September 2010, our goal was to make it available to virtually our entire customer base by the end of 2011. This roll-out is an important step towards that goal. However, it is just as important for us to reach customers in new markets such as Alma, which is just joined the Videotron community. They can now enjoy the Videotron experience by taking advantage of two of our products, mobile telephone and mobile Internet service.”

• Five Infinite Urban Zones, including the latest addition, Saguenay-Alma: the most and largest urban zones in the Québec telecom market
• Unlimited free local and long-distance calling between more than 2.5 million Videotron telephone customers across Québec
• High-speed mobile Internet at speeds of up to 21 mbps
• A diverse selection of devices, including four exclusive handsets and our first tablet
• illico mobile featuring the widest selection of local content and stunning video quality

Something for everyone: 15 handsets, including 4 exclusives
Videotron has also lined up a selection of best-in-class handsets to meet every need, including the Google Nexus S and Nexus One, the Motorola XT720 and the Samsung C414V. All support access to illico mobile and remote programming of Videotron illico subscribers’ personal video recorders.

First tablet coming
Videotron is expanding its selection of Blackberry devices with the addition of the compact 7” Blackberry Playbook, featuring stunning image quality, true multi-tasking, Flash support, Wi-Fi connectivity and access to the email accounts, contacts and calendar on the user’s Videotron Blackberry handset through Bluetooth tethering.

Full details available at www.videotron.com

Videotron (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 31, 2010, Videotron was serving 1,811,600 cable television customers, including 1,219,600 subscribers to its digital service. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,254,400 subscribers to its cable and mobile services as of December 31, 2010. As of the same date, Videotron had 136,100 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,114,300 Québec households and organizations. For the sixth 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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