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Videotron announces appointment of Marc Labelle as General Manager, Corporate Communications, and Éric Fournier as General Manager, VOX

MONTRÉAL, November 10, 2008 – Robert Dépatie, President and Chief Executive Officer of Videotron Ltd., today announced the appointment of Marc Labelle to the position of General Manager, Corporate Communications, and of Eric Fournier to the position of General Manager, VOX, effective immediately.

"Marc is a first-class strategist with acute analytic skills and a firm grasp of the issues facing our Company," said Robert Dépatie. “His rigour, creativity and coaching talents will make him an effective leader of our public affairs and communications team.”

Marc Labelle holds a B.A. in science, literature and communications from Université du Québec à Montréal. A member of the Videotron team since March 2006, Marc has acquired extensive experience in communications with organizations including Ivanhoe-Cambridge, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and CGI Group, as well as in teaching.

"The appointment of Éric as General Manager, VOX, a position which will now report to the President of the Company, reflects both his significant contribution to our successes since joining us in 2007 and the growing value of VOX to our customers and as a content creation and production unit of Videotron," said Robert Dépatie.
Éric Fournier holds an MBA and has more than 20 years experience managing creative development, financing and production units for television, advertising and film. Among other things, he has served as a producer and executive with VERSEAU-INTERNATIONAL, consultant-executive producer with FRV Media and Delphis Films, and founder of production/distribution company Téléféric.

The appointments follow the announcement of the appointment of Isabelle Dessureault to the position of Vice President, Public Affairs, of Quebecor Media Inc.

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 September 30, 2008, Videotron was serving 1,691,500 cable television customers in Québec, including 876,700 illico Digital TV subscribers. Videotron is the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,031,400 subscribers to its cable modem service as of September 30, 2008. As of the same date, Videotron had activated 58,600 lines on its wireless telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 797,900 Québec households and organizations.


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