In 1966, Shaw Communications Inc. was incorporated under the name Capital Cable Television. Five years later, under the leadership of JR Shaw, we made our first cable connection in Sherwood Park, Alta. This sparked a firestorm of cable entertainment opportunities we nourished and grew.
Today, as Shaw Communications Inc., we proudly serve 3.4 million customers, including 1.8 million subscribers to Shaw Internet and more than one million Home Phone customers. Our extensive and reliable network is comprised of 625,000 kilometres of fibre — almost enough to reach the moon and back.
Since Shaw's start as a cable company in Edmonton, we have expanded our network and the number of products and services we offer. And we're not stopping there. Shaw has always been a growth company and we're committed to creating exceptional experiences for our customers through innovative content and distribution offerings.
Shaw is traded on the Toronto (SJR.B) and New York (SJR) stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index.
Shaw Direct is a leading provider of digital direct-to-home satellite TV in Canada. Shaw
Direct provides 100 per cent digital picture and Dolby surround sound audio to more than
900,000 customers across the country.
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Shaw Broadcast Services provides satellite-based services to broadcast-distribution
undertakings. It manages one of North America’s largest full-service commercial
signal-distribution networks, delivering more TV and radio signals to North American
broadcast redistributors than any other single-source satellite supplier.
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Shaw Business owns and operates a national fibre-optic backbone network, providing
data networking, video, voice and Internet services to companies of all sizes.
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Shaw Tracking offers integrated on-board computing technology and wireless data
solutions for the Canadian transportation, mobile workforce and logistics industries.
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Shaw Media is home to many of Canada’s most-loved television brands. The company’s conventional television network, Global Television, reaches almost 100 per cent of Canadians and is complemented by 19 specialty channels, including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, History Television and Showcase.
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