MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 17, 2012) - Telecom technology leader Videotron announces the introduction of a mobile Wi-Fi device that enables customers to share a high-speed wireless Internet connection among up to five users, anywhere(1), anytime. The small, deceptively simple hotspot router operates on Videotron's 4G network. It will become an indispensable tool for families, friends and business.
Fast and reliable. Period.
At soccer practice, on family outings, at business meetings or on the road, mobile Wi-Fi sets Videotron customers free. It is compatible with laptops, tablets, game consoles and smartphones. Customers will be able to establish a fast and reliable Internet connection to Videotron's advanced network from as many as five devices simultaneously.
Small, discreet and elegant, the mobile Wi-Fi device supports Videotron's mobile Internet access services: mobile High Speed Internet and Ultimate Speed Internet at speeds of up to 42 Mbps. Wherever they may be in Quebec, Videotron customers will be able to stay connected with family and take advantage of the best-value data plan on the market at $10 for 500 MB. The device can be purchased for $0 with a 24-month economic inducement. For more information about the mobile Wi-Fi device and Videotron's products and services, visit www.videotron.com/mobile-wifi.
(1) Where technology and network coverage permit.
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 June 30, 2012, Videotron was serving 1,837,900 cable television customers, including 1,425,000 subscribers to its digital service. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,341,100 subscribers to its cable service as of June 30, 2012. As of the same date, Videotron had 347,600 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,223,400 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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