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    • Media advisory - AbitibiBowater to hold first quarter 2008 results conference call and webcast
          ABH (NYSE, TSX)
          MONTREAL, April 25 /CNW Telbec/ - AbitibiBowater Inc. will release first
      quarter 2008 results before the stock markets open (approximately
      7:30 a.m. Eastern) on Thursday, May 8, 2008. Management will host a conference
      call and question-and-answer session to discuss earnings that day at
      10:00 a.m. Eastern. Participants will include Executive Chairman John W.
      Weaver, President and Chief Executive Officer David J. Paterson, as well as
      William G. Harvey, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.Who:               AbitibiBowater Inc.
          What:              First Quarter 2008 Results
          When:              Thursday, May 8, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern
          Conference Call:   Dial 1-866-898-9626 or 514-868-1042 fifteen minutes
                             before the beginning of the call
          Webcast:           A live webcast of the quarterly results conference
                             call may be accessed through the Company's website at
                    under "Webcasts and
                             Presentations" in the "Investors" section. Listeners
                             should allow ample time to access the webcast. A
                             replay of the webcast will be archived on the
                             Company's website.AbitibiBowater produces a wide range of newsprint, commercial printing
      papers, market pulp and wood products. It is the eighth largest publicly
      traded pulp and paper manufacturer in the world. AbitibiBowater owns or
      operates 27 pulp and paper facilities and 35 wood products facilities located
      in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and South Korea. Marketing
      its products in more than 90 countries, AbitibiBowater is also among the
      world's largest recyclers of newspapers and magazines, and has more
      third-party certified sustainable forest land than any other company in the
      world. AbitibiBowater's shares trade under the stock symbol ABH on both the
      New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.
      For further information:
      For further information: Investors: Duane Owens, Vice President and
      Treasurer, (514) 394-3268,; Media and Others:
      Seth Kursman, Vice President, Communications and Government Affairs, (514)