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Videotron presents its first live boxing card of 2006 (anglais seulement)

Montréal, March 23, 2006 – Videotron and INTERBOX continue their partnership by presenting live on Videotron's High-Speed Zone three preliminary fights of the much awaited Lucian Bute/Andre Thysse boxing card on March 24.

ON THE AGENDA FOR VIDEOTRON SUBSCRIBERS
This is the first of four boxing cards to be presented in 2006 by Videotron and INTERBOX. The March 24 program will feature preliminary fights with Québec's own Adrian Diaconu, Jean-François Bergeron, Benoît Gaudet, Antonin Décarie and Sébastien Gauthier, and Videotron's High-Speed Zone will present three of them.

LIVE WEBCAST
Subscribers to Videotron's High-Speed Internet service, who had the opportunity to see the Bute/Spearman fight on zonehautevitesse.com, will see, free of charge, the three live preliminary fights on the High-Speed Zone again come March 24. Customers wanted to repeat the experience, and Videotron is pleased to meet the demand by presenting these three preliminary fights leading up to the main event, starting at 7 pm. The unique Internet experience will also include commentary, analysis and interviews.

These privileges will be available exclusively to subscribers to Videotron's High-Speed Internet or Extreme High-Speed Internet services. The High-Speed Zone can be accessed directly at www.zonehautevitesse.com or from www.videotron.com.

"INTERBOX is proud to make the March 24 preliminary fights available free of charge on several media platforms thanks to Videotron," said Éric Lucas, President of INTERBOX. "This partnership is in line with our commitment to making boxing more accessible to Québec fans."

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 and residential 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 at December 31, 2005, Videotron was serving 1,506,000 cable television customers in Québec; including 475,000 illico subscribers. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 656,000 subscribers to its cable modem and dial-up services. In addition, Videotron provides residential telephone service to more than 163,000 customers in Montréal, Montréal South Shore and North Shore, Laval and the Québec City area.


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