MONTREAL, Jan. 28 /CNW Telbec/ - The positive public response to
Videotron's products and services is reflected not only in the high
customer satisfaction rate but also in the job market: Videotron
created no fewer than 827 new jobs in 2010, driven by its entry into
the mobile market and its status as Québec's most respected
telecommunications carrier.1 The latest wave of hiring has boosted Videotron's workforce to more
than 6,000. In all, the company has created approximately 4,200 jobs in
A magnet employer in a cutting-edge industry
Videotron is a magnet employer to which talented people naturally
gravitate. "Videotron operates in a leading-edge industry and our
people work in a heady swirl of technology, entertainment and
product/service development efforts," said Robert Dépatie, President &
CEO of Videotron. "The challenges associated with our move into mobile
services in 2010 are a good example of our dynamic working environment.
Videotron is also a growing company that offers a broad range of career
opportunities in all parts of Québec. Our employees truly are on the
front lines of the tech revolution."
"Over the years, Videotron has become the uncontested industry leader,"
Mr. Dépatie noted. "Today, we can say that Videotron has also become an
employer of choice for Quebecers."
Keeping the promise
Videotron created 230 jobs over and above the hiring targets it
announced in January 2010. It has invested more than $1 billion in its
mobile network and created more than 4,000 jobs in 10 years. The
numbers clearly show that Videotron has kept its promise to offer
Quebecers the best possible customer experience, observed Robert
"We have been making capital investments and creating jobs in order to
achieve several goals: to have competent employees in Québec ready to
respond to customers promptly, to continue developing and maintaining
our network in order to keep it among the most reliable and robust in
the industry, to innovate by developing new communication and
entertainment applications, to understand consumers' existing needs and
anticipate new ones," Robert Dépatie said. "But at the end of the day,
all these efforts pursue one overriding objective: the optimal customer
Videotron continues hiring to fill new positions. The company is looking
for talented people for jobs in a wide variety of fields: engineering,
network operations and management, installation, sales, marketing, IT
and customer service. To view Videotron's current job offers, go to www.videotron.com/carrieres and click on the link to the job board.
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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, 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 December 3, 2010, Videotron was
serving 1,808,900 cable television customers, including 1,204,800
subscribers to its digital service. Videotron is also the Québec leader
in high-speed Internet access, with 1,246,500 subscribers to its cable
modem service as of December 3, 2010. As of the same date, Videotron
had activated 122,900 handsets on its mobile telephone service and was
providing cable telephone service to 1,109,100 Québec households and
organizations. For the fifth 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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1 Les Affaires, "Le classement des 150 entreprises les plus admirées au Québec 2010,"
February 20, 2010.
SOURCE Vidéotron Ltd.
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