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Hunger Games: Catching Fire available to Videotron customers at midnight March 7

Montréal, March 6, 2014 – Videotron is bringing the 75th Hunger Games to customers’ living rooms. The second installment in the hit Hunger Games trilogy will be available on illico starting at midnight, March 7, 2014, the same day it is released on DVD. Hunger Games: Catching Fire, distributed in Québec by Les Films Séville, was number one at the Québec box office in 2013.

Hunger Games survivors Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark from District 12 have to make the Panem television audience believe they are still in love, even though Katniss is enamored of her old friend Gale Hawthorne.

Facing mounting defiance, president Snow brutally cracks down on dissent and decides to hold a Quarter Quell, in which past Hunger Games victors, including Finnick Odair and Johanna Mason, must compete. Katniss and Peeta will therefore have to fight again even as the rebellion is brewing.

The contest is catching fire
To mark the arrival of one of the year’s most eagerly anticipated films in style, Videotron has organized a special contest for the occasion.

The prize is the latest smartphone from Google, the LG Nexus 5, plus a free Videotron unlimited voice / 6 GB data plan for 24 months, a $2,000+ value. Entering couldn’t be easier. Every customer who orders Hunger Games: Catching Fire on video on demand by March 31, 2014 will automatically be entered in the contest.

Hunger Games: Catching Fire will premiere on illico at midnight on March 7 at $5.99 in standard format and $6.99 in high definition. Hunger Games fans can also watch the first installment in the series again on illico TV, illico.tv, illico.tv for Android tablets and illico mobile. For more details, visit illico.tv. Enjoy the film!

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 September 30, 2013, Videotron was serving 1,830,400 cable television customers, including 1,517,600 subscribers to Digital TV. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,408,200 subscribers to its cable service as of September 30, 2013. As of the same date, Videotron had 478,000 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,281,200 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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