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Videotron gives customers more with the addition of Super Channel

Montréal, September 24, 2013 – Videotron continues differentiating its unique multiplatform experience with the announcement that Super Channel will soon be added to the illico TV channel line-up. A wide selection of content will also be offered on illico.tv, illico.tv for tablets (Android and iPad) and illico mobile. Super Channel carries popular programming including hit movies, top TV series and exclusive Showtime boxing events. Videotron customers will be transported into an exciting new world of entertainment, whenever and wherever they want.

Super Channel serves up compelling series such as the Emmy and Golden Globe winning Homeland, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and the Starz original series Da Vinci’s Demons and The White Queen on 8 channels (of which 4 are in HD, as is Super Channel on Demand). Sports fans will be happy to know that Super Channel also has an exclusive deal with Showtime Sports for the live broadcast of Showtime Championship Boxing and ShoBox: The New Generation events, which are shown uncut and commercial-free.

Customers in the greater Montréal area and Gatineau, will be able to sample Super Channel in HD from September 25 to October 9.

Super Channel will be available for $15 on illico TV channels 205, 206, 207 and 208 in standard format, channels 805, 806, 807 and 808 in HD, and channel 900 for on-demand content.

For more information about Videotron’s channel line-up, visit www.videotron.com/residential/illico

illico.tv growing: Already 200,000 iPad downloads
In response to consumers’ changing entertainment habits, Videotron continues to set itself apart as a leader in multiplatform content. Less than 10 months after its launch, the illico.tv app for tablets has passed the 200,000-downloads mark on the iPad alone.

“The success of illico.tv for tablets is the result of our ability to innovate in order to meet our customers’ growing needs and make their lives simpler,” said Isabelle Dessureault, Vice President, Content Operations and Public Affairs of Videotron. “With this great new app, designed by Québec developers for Québec consumers, customers are in full control. They have access to a wealth of entertainment at their fingertips, on the screen of their choice.”

Videotron customers can use their tablets to choose from an unparalleled selection of channels and on-demand content, pause and resume play on four screens, check out the full TV schedule and remotely program their PVR. Videotron uses the best technology to bring customers the best in entertainment.

For more information on Videotron’s services, http://www.videotron.com/residential

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 illico interactive television service and its broadband network, which supports high-speed cable Internet access, analog and digital cable television, and other services. As of June 30, 2013, Videotron was serving 1,832,400 cable television customers, including 1,502,000 subscribers Digital TV. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,395,400 subscribers to its cable service as of June 30, 2013. As of the same date, Videotron had 451,100 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,274,700 Québec households and organizations. For the eighth consecutive year, Videotron was ranked as Québec’s most respected telecommunications company by Les Affaires magazine, based on a Léger Marketing survey.
 

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