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    • Media advisory - AbitibiBowater to hold fourth quarter and 2007 results conference call and webcast
          ABH (NYSE, TSX)
          MONTREAL, Feb. 5 /CNW Telbec/ - AbitibiBowater Inc. will release fourth
      quarter and 2007 results before the stock markets open (approximately
      7:30 a.m. Eastern) on Wednesday, February 20, 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:              Fourth Quarter and 2007 Results
          When:              Wednesday, February 20, 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 and commercial printing
      papers, market pulp and wood products. It is the eighth largest publicly
      traded pulp and paper manufacturer in the world. Following the required
      divestiture agreed to with the U.S. Department of Justice, AbitibiBowater will
      own or operate 28 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, the Company 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. The Company'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)