The Extreme Internet service was up to 15mbps download and up to 1mbps upload speed.
The new levels for Extreme Speed are up to 25mbps download and up to 2.5mbps upload
No change in pricing.
New Customers Beginning today (April 20th) all new Extreme customers will be provisioned at the new service level.
Existing Customers It may take up to 30 days to reprovision all existing Extreme customers to the new service levels. We will work on this as quickly as possible so that all customers can enjoy the new speeds!
The CRTC (Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission), Canada's national broadcasting regulator has given Calgary-based Shaw Communications the "Green light" on acquiring Hamilton, Ontario-based Mountain CableVision.
This marked a milestone since the 2000 swap between the assets of Rogers in the west and the former Shaw assets in the east. Shaw's competitor, Rogers had filed a lawsuit back in September 2009 complaining that the purchase of Mountain CableVision violates the agreement that was set back in the early 2000s. The courts later quashed the lawsuit and Shaw was given the "Go-Ahead" on buying Mountain CableVision.Shaw gets OK to buy Mountain CableVision
Digital Services are the fastest growing areas of Shaw's business ... more ...Full Story
As Shaw Digital Phone nears nine months of operation since the first market launch in Calgary, the service continues to win over customers and grow across Western Canada. Each day, more than 1,000,000 calls are processed on the Shaw Digital Phone network.
Shaw Communications is accelerating its plans to push into the telephone market, which got off to a strong start earlier this year in the key cities of Calgary and Edmonton, chairman J.R. Shaw told analysts Friday.Read More Here
Shaw Communications Inc. reported a jump of almost 75 per cent in third-quarter profit Thursday to $43.3 million, up from $24.8 million for the same period a year ago.
The results translated into earnings of 16 cents a share, compared with six cents a share in 2004Read More Here
Coming Soon! story continues..
Introducing Shaw Digital Phone - a new home phone service designed to make your life easier. All you need is the phone you have right now - you don't need a computer or an Internet connection.
Shaw Cablesystems has chosen Nortel Networks Corp. network infrastructure as part of the Calgary-based cable operator's plans to expand the multimedia capabilities of its residential broadband services in Western Canada.Read More Here
Canadian ISP to Offer Anti-Virus and Security Services to Its High- Speed Internet Users Under "Shaw Secure" Brand.
F-Secure(R) Corporation (HEX:FSC), a leading provider of antivirus and security software, announced today that it has been selected by Shaw Communications, Inc. (NYSE:SJR) to provide Shaw's High-Speed Internet Service customers with fully managed antivirus, firewall, parental control, spam control, pop-up blocker and anti-spyware services that can be purchased as a monthly service subscription. Read More Here
by drake Saturday 23-Oct-2004 Will be added only after company starts Internet-based phone service next year
Shaw Communications Inc. will consider adding cellular phones to its product lineup only after it starts an Internet-based telephone service next year, chief executive officer Jim Shaw said yesterday.
When the company does include cellphone service in product bundles, it will likely be a rebranded "white label" product from Bell Canada or Rogers Communications Inc., Mr. Shaw added ..Continued here ...
Shaw Communications is holding their stance in not giving up identities as The British Phonographic Association (BPI)has secured a High Court action to force the internet service providers to come up with the identities of the alleged offenders.
Read more here
Shaw Communications Inc. has signed an agreement with Siemens to support its new triple play strategy of converging voice, data and video services into new applications and build incremental revenuesRead More Here
Shaw Communications Inc. is teaming up with Bell Canada -- its longtime rival for satellite TV customers -- to jump into the local telephone market.
Calgary-based Shaw, Canada's second-biggest cable provider, will enter the $10-billion telephony industry in early 2005 with a "triple-play" of TV, Internet and phone products. The move strengthens Shaw's position against Telus Corp., which plans to move into the digital television business.Read More Here
Shaw Communications said Thursday that the Shaw Family and related companies, purchased one million Class B non-voting shares of the Calgary based cable operator this week. This purchase increased the family's holdings to just over 20 million shares. Read More Here
The CRIA has asked a number of Internet service providers to hand over contact information for customers it suspects of "egregious" uploading of music files. But at least one of those companies, Calgary-based Shaw Communications, says it intends to oppose the CRIA, citing new federal privacy laws that protect its customers.
"We're absolutely compelled under the privacy act not to provide that information," said Shaw Communications president Peter Bissonnette.
Full story at BOYCOTT-RIAA.com
Calgary-based cable TV giant Shaw Communications Inc. has taken another small step towards entering the telephone industry. The company also believes a purported technical hurdle has been cleared.
Shaw registered Wednesday with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission as a competitive local exchange carrier, an acknowledgement to the national regulator it intends to enter the telephone and long distance markets.
Story at cnews
Shaw Communications Inc. will break into the Internet telephony market by the end of August, the company said yesterday, a move that will see it compete directly with Telus Corp.
"VoIP is no longer a matter of if, but a matter of when," said Jim Shaw, Shaw's chief executive.
Story at Canada.com
Shaw Communications Inc is paying $90 million to Monarch Cablesystems Ltd for cable-TV operations serving 35,000 subscribers in Alberta and southeastern British Columbia.
Canada's second-largest cable-TV company said Monday that the transaction, subject to approval by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, covers systems in Medicine Hat, Taber, Brooks, Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise in Alberta, and Hope, Fernie and Kimberley in B.C.
Story at CBC news
Shaw Communications has finally found buyers for it's 71,000 customers in Texas and Florida, for $197 Million U.S. Shaw inherited the cable systems through its purchase of Moffat Communications in 2001 and has been trying to sell the U.S. assets for the past year in an attempt to focus on its strategic (ie Canadian) assets.
Full story from Reuters
by jbcalg Thursday 05-Dec-2002
Shaw Communications Inc., Canada's No. 2 cable company, is expected to select a winning bid for its southern U.S. story continues..