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Simple Plan's LIVE acoustic concert... a Videotron presentation

Montréal, Thursday, February 21, 2008 - This Saturday, February 23 at 8PM, Videotron will present and broadcast live the acoustic concert of the world-renowned Quebec group, Simple Plan. This event will take place in the midst of the release of their most recent self-entitled album, in stores since February 12. Simple Plan's performance will be broadcast free of charge over the Internet to all subscribers of Videotron's High-Speed Internet, Extreme High-Speed Internet and Extreme Plus High-Speed Internet.

"Videotron is pleased to offer music lovers and fans of Simple Plan a seat in the 'electronic' VIP Box for this private concert," said Manon Brouillette, Senior V-P Marketing, Content and Product Development at Videotron. "To mark this special occasion, Videotron has invited 50 lucky guests to attend this concert. The winners were chosen during a contest that saw more than 5 000 clients-subscribers take part," she added.

Also on illico on Demand
It will be possible to watch and review this unique acoustic performance once it is made available free of charge on illico on Demand a few days after the event. "These five local musicians hold a special place in the hearts of Quebecers, and we are proud to offer our clients the Simple Plan experience, whether in person or over the Internet," stated Ms. Brouillette.

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, 2007, Videotron was serving 1,638,000 cable television customers in Québec, including 768,000 illico subscribers. Videotron is the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 933,000 subscribers to its cable modem service. As of December 31, 2007, Videotron had activated 45,700 phones on its wireless telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to nearly 636,000 Québec households and organizations. 


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