High Fidelity HDTV Inc. has announced that its high definition digital specialty channel "Oasis HD" is now available to Shaw Cable subscribers.

Programming on Oasis HD consists of a wide range of original nature documentaries, thematic specials, Smithsonian programming and IMAX films.

Shaw has added the station to their HD Plus (Education) theme pack on Channel 237. The Education theme pack costs $10 per month. Customers who do not wish to subscribe to the theme packs can subscribe to just Oasis HD for $1.95 per month.

To encourage trial, the station is now available free of charge to Shaw HD subscribers until August 10th.

You can discuss Shaw programming packages in Digital Home's Shaw Cable forum or discuss Oasis HD programming in our What's On Specialty and Movie Channels forum .