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More Content for Kids: Family Entertainment Never Takes a Break at Videotron!
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 27, 2013) - With spring break just around the corner, Videotron is announcing a unique package of program offerings for young and old alike. A plethora of movies, children's series and special previews will help melt the snow and turn spring break into a week of family fun!
Everything for every taste on illico on Demand
Put down the textbooks and get a fill of new releases on illico on Demand. Selections include hit movies for the whole family such as Ice Age: Continental Drift, Frankenweenie, Hotel Transylvania, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, and the popular animated feature Wreck-It Ralph, coming March 5. During spring break, Videotron will also bring a host of new releases to video on demand, including the new James Bond thriller Skyfall, Argo, winner of the Oscar for best picture, and Flight, starring Denzel Washington.
Free preview of kiddie favourites
The entire family will also be able to enjoy free previews of four popular children's channels: Yoopa, Disney Junior (English and French), Family Channel and Baby TV. Content from those channels will be available on demand on illico TV, illico.tv and illico mobile. Yoopa, Disney Junior in French and Baby TV will be previewed until March 15, and Disney Junior in English and the Family Channel until March 31. Nostalgia buffs will be able to watch cartoon classics on Télétoon Rétro and Teletoon Retro for free until April 3.
illico Club Unlimited: non-stop entertainment for all ages
While the kids enjoy the free previews, the grown-ups will be able to take advantage of the extensive catalogue of movies, TV shows, documentaries, comedy shows and concerts available on illico Club Unlimited. Subscribers can easily access the wealth of content directly from channel 900 on their illico TV set-top box or via illico.tv. The new service will deliver unlimited entertainment for the whole family for only $9.99 per month (first month free).
Pause and resume
Always on the go, running between your home, the rink, the cottage? Not enough hours in the day? Videotron has the solution. Always anticipating its customers' needs, Videotron was the first operator in Canada to offer pause and resume play across four platforms: television (illico TV), computer, tablet (illico.tv) and mobile handset (illico mobile).
For more information, visit www.videotron.com/residential/illico#
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 Québec 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 Québec households and organizations. For the seventh consecutive year, Videotron was named Québec's most respected telecommunications company by Les Affaires magazine, based on a Léger Marketing survey.
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