Shaw Shifts Marketing Gears

Shaw Communications has introduced a new marketing platform and redesigned its corporate logo to reflect a more modern, accessible and friendly brand. “In this highly competitive marketplace, brand matters, and we have created a new long-term marketing platform that further enhances our relevance to our customers and our viewers,” noted Brad Shaw, CEO of Shaw [...]

Shaw Cable & Shaw Direct Adds The Movie Network OnDemand

Programming from The Movie Network, HBO Canada and The Movie Network Encore is now available as part of the Shaw Exo On Demand and Shaw Direct On Demand services. Subscribers of Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct in eastern Canada are enjoying access to full seasons of HBO titles such as Boardwalk Empire, True Blood and [...]

Food Network HD now on Shaw Direct

The Food Network HD, a high definition version of the Canada digital specialty channel, is now available on Shaw Direct (formerly Star Choice).

The station, which is a joint venture between Shaw Media and the Food Network in the U.S, will be on free preview to Shaw Direct through April 6th.

Shaw Communications revenues up 19% in recent quarter

Shaw Communications Inc., the country’s largest cable television provider, today announced its financial results for the first fiscal quarter ending November 30, 2011.

The company reported revenue for the three month period was $1.28 billion, up 19% over the same period last year. Operating income before amortization for the September to November time frame was $566 million, up 18% over the same period a year earlier.

Shaw Direct now offering NBA League Pass

Canada’s number two Direct to Home (DTH) satellite broadcaster today announced that it is now offering the NBA League Pass programming package which offers basketball fans up to 100 NBA games each month.

The package will cost current Shaw Direct subscribers an additional $5.06 per month for both high-definition (HD) and standard-definition (SD) channels.

Fire log and Christmas music channels return to Shaw

Shaw announced today the return of the Shaw Fire Log, back for its 25th holiday season, along with other holiday programming for cable and satellite television customers.

In addition, Shaw has added Christmas music channels which are available on the Galaxie channels and online through the Galaxie Broadband Player.

Shaw Communications

Shaw Communications, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, is a Canadian telecommunications company that provides cable television, digital telephony, and Internet services mostly in British Columbia and Alberta, with smaller systems in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario and Hamilton, Ontario.

The company also offers direct-to-home satellite television service across Canada under the Shaw Direct banner, formerly known as Star Choice

Operating Income at Shaw Communications climbs 15%

Shaw Communications Inc., the country’s largest cable television provider, has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ending August 31, 2011.

The company reported consolidated revenue of $1.18 billion during the final quarter of the year, up 26% over the same period in 2010. Revenues for the entire 2011 fiscal year were $4.74 billion, up 28% from 2010.

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