Features French-language Content: Videotron Unveils illico Club Unlimited Video on Demand Service
(Marketwire (Canada) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 21, 2013) - Videotron announces the launch of illico Club Unlimited, a new video on demand service available by subscription throughout Quebec and Ontario. It will offer mainly French-language content. Starting February 23, 2013, illico Club Unlimited will provide unlimited access to an extensive, regularly updated catalogue of movies, television series, children's programs, documentaries, comedy shows and concerts. Subscribers will be able to access the wealth of content directly from a television set, computer or Android tablet. illico Club Unlimited will be a must for anyone interested in French-language movies and TV shows.
Fast, easy, available for just $9.99
illico Club Unlimited will be fast and easy to use, thanks to the advanced ergonomics of the illico platforms on which it will be delivered. Subscribers to illico TV new generation will be able to bring up the catalogue directly from channel 900. illico Club Unlimited will be available for only $9.99 per month (with the first month free) through illico TV new generation, illico.tv and, in a few days, the new illico.tv app for Android tablets.
Largest selection of unlimited French-language content
In addition to French titles, illico Club Unlimited will offer movies, TV shows and series from the world's largest studios as well as local producers and distributors, including Sony, MGM, CBS, Films Seville, TVA Films and Alliance. There's something for everyone: comedy, action, adventure, drama, suspense, horror, science fiction and Quebec productions. Subscribers will be able to get their fill of titles such as Les Boys 2, Spider Man 3, The Social Network, Open Season, Salt, Dexter, Musee Eden, Diana Krall Live in Paris and Dans une galaxie pres de chez vous.
"illico Club Unlimited has the largest selection of unlimited, on-demand French-language titles in Canada," said Robert Depatie, President and CEO of Videotron. "Once again, our team is proud to have developed a home-grown product for local consumers. As always, we were guided by our determination to offer a product that exceeds viewers' expectations. We leveraged the expertise of our content strategy teams to develop and deliver a diverse, relevant selection of mainly French-language content suited to the local market."
Three ways to subscribe to illico Club Unlimited:
-- On illico.tv: just one click for current Videotron customers
-- Over the phone: call customer service at 1 88-VIDEOTRON
-- In person at any Videotron location.
For more information, visit illico.tv/clubavolonte
The full press conference and additional information will be available end-of-day February 21 at http://corpo.videotron.com/site/sallepresse/evenements-medias.
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 interactive Digital TV service and its broadband network, which supports high-speed cable Internet access, analog and digital cable television, and other services. As of September 30, 2012, Videotron was serving 1,852,900 cable television customers, including 1,457,800 subscribers to its digital service. Videotron is also the Quebec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,369,600 subscribers to its cable service as of September 30, 2012. As of the same date, Videotron had 378,300 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,249,700 Quebec households and organizations. For the seventh consecutive year, Videotron was named Quebec's most respected telecommunications company by Les Affaires magazine, based on a Leger Marketing survey.
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