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  1. Shaw Direct Satellite
    Hello, I had to recently move our Shaw Direct Satellite to clear some trees, but to get a clear view of the sky I had to use about 200 ft of cable to connect the dish to the receiver. I am using RG6 as noted by Shaw and bought a amplifier to boost the signal. However when I hooked it all up...
  2. New Member Forum - Introductions
    I am eager to learn tips, new ideas and general knowledge from anyone in the Forum primarily in the Canadian TV Discussions about receiving Shaw Satellite TV in Mexico . Let the learning begin...
  3. Shaw Direct Satellite
    This thread will be for rumours, channel deletions and complaining about any channel not offered by Shaw Direct, or not functioning properly. Actual confirmed new channel announcements and channel deletions will now have their own thread. Shaw Direct Official Channel Announcement Thread
  4. Shaw Direct Satellite
    In order to de-clutter the Channel Discussion threads from previous years, only post here if a new channel announcement or old channel deletion has been: 1. Posted on the Shaw's website, Facebook page or Twitter feed or on their forums. 2. Been announced through a Press release. 3. Shows up on...
  5. Industry News
    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...
  6. Industry News
    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...
  7. Items for Sale
    For sale: - Shaw Direct HDPVR 630 - Excellent Condition - Comes with Remote, box, power cables, manual Switched to cable. Shaw Direct account closed, box available for sale. Asking $200.
  8. Items for Sale
    For sale: - Shaw Direct HDPVR 630 - Excellent Condition - Comes with Remote, box, power cables - Also included is an extra DSR530 remote I have cancelled service with Shaw Direct and my account has been closed off. Anyone interested can call Shaw to validate. I am looking for $250 OBO for this...
  9. Home Theatre Personal Computer & Media Extenders
    With the imminent loss of the upper end of analogue cable from Rogers in Ottawa, I'm forced to rethink my entire setup, as the PVR-500 card in my box will become much less useful. The only remaining analogue channels won't be carrying any shows that I can't get over the air on the HDHomerun3...
  10. Industry News
    The Food Network HD, a high definition version of the Canada digital specialty channel, is now available on Shaw Direct (formerly known as 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...
  11. Industry News
    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...
  12. Industry News
    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...
  13. Shaw Direct Satellite
    The purpose of this thread is to discuss Shaw Direct programming packages, pricing and offerings. Replaces Shaw Direct 2011 programming packages and pricing discussion
  14. Shaw Direct Satellite
    New Channels always generate a lot of discussion so this thread is for discussing new channels in 2012. You're welcome to speculate and discuss new channels coming to Shaw Direct in 2012 but PLEASE unless it's been confirmed by an official press release, be clear about what is speculation and...
  15. Industry News
    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...
  16. Industry News
    You forgot to mention that Shaw is now abusing it's power as a large mega conglormorate and is performing simsubs of American networks in areas it normally should not with Global because of its purchase of Canwest Global.
  17. Industry News
    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...
  18. Industry News
    Just after 11pm EDT last night, Shaw Direct customers began informing Digital Home that they were once again receiving their high definition television signals meaning Telesat's Anik F2 satellite is now back on the job. The HD signals disappeared just after 6:30 AM EDT on Thursday when the...
  19. Industry News
    Beginning around 6:30 am Thursday morning, Shaw Direct customers began telling Digital Home that they were no longer able to receive numerous television channels, including most HD channels. The source of the problem is a malfunctioning geostationary communications satellites launched by...
  20. Industry News
    At the beginning of September, Shaw Direct introduced new firmware - version 06.22 - for the company's newest satellite receivers. Since that time, Digital Home has received a significant number of complaints from HDDSR 600, HDDSR 605, and HDPVR 630 owners who say the new firmware has...
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