Videotron adopts Comcast's Xfinity X1 platform for IPTV

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Vidéotron announces partnership with Comcast to launch innovative IPTV solution

MONTRÉAL — Videotron today announced an agreement with multinational media and technology company, Comcast. The strategic partnership is aimed at developing and delivering an IPTV service based on Comcast’s award-winning Xfinity X1 platform that will support a peerless customer experience for Videotron customers.

“We are very pleased with our decision to choose this state-of-the-art platform,” said Manon Brouillette, President and CEO of Videotron. “Combined with the power of Videotron’s network and its rich array of content, it will enable us to continue offering our customers the best possible experience and will strengthen our technology leadership.”

“Xfinity X1 continues to be a game-changer, allowing millions of people to search and navigate live TV, on demand movies and shows, web video, apps and more in a simple, fast and intuitive way,” said Tony Werner, President of Technology and Product for Comcast Cable. “The platform has changed the experience of watching video and our partnership with Videotron will extend X1’s reach to even more users.”

The announcement follows through on Videotron’s commitment to meeting consumers’ needs with top-grade products and features, reinforcing its number one position in customer satisfaction on the market.