Videotron announced today that it will begin offering consumers and business customers Internet connection speeds of up to 940 Mbps. The new Hybrid Fibre Giga service will begin on July 13, 2016 and is the latest addition to the company’s suite of Internet access services.

"We are very pleased to announce the introduction of our new Giga service, which maintains and extends our lead in Internet access," said Manon Brouillette, President and CEO of Videotron. "Videotron has been an Internet trailblazer. We were pioneers more than 20 years ago, we were among the first to offer high-speed service in Québec, and we have since been able to differentiate ourselves year after year by upgrading our services to meet our customers' present and future needs.”

The gradual roll-out of Hybrid Fibre Giga Internet will begin in Laval and continue across Videotron's service area in the following months.

For $149.95 per month, Hybrid Fibre Giga offers subscribers unlimited data.

Hybrid Fibre Giga service will support download speeds of up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 50 Mbps.

A statement released by the company says the new service delivers on Videotron's promise to offer residential and business customers alike services that anticipate their needs in a technological environment characterized by the proliferation of devices connected to customers' networks, the explosive growth of streamed content.