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Media advisory - AbitibiBowater to hold first quarter 2008 results conference call and webcast


    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)