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Global TV Owner Deeper In The Red

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. lost nearly $16 million in its fiscal third quarter, the first reporting period since the TV, radio and animation company acquired Shaw Media for $2.65 billion in ca...
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Canadians Finally Have Access To Cheap Cable

Canadians pay among the highest amount in the world for wireless service. For example, for a basic plan that includes texting, data and talking minutes the average in other industrialized countries is $22 per month; whereas in Canada we pay $37.29 a month. The story is similar for cable and internet. As a consumer you can only be taken advantage of by a corporation for so long -- there comes a point where you can't take it anywhere. We've reached that point.
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Shaw Downsizing Customer Service Centres

Shaw Communications Inc. is hanging up its Alberta customer service centres in a decision that will affect 1,600 employees, including some in British Columbia. Calgary-based Shaw (TSX:SJR.B) announced...
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Shaw Feels Backlash To Price Hike

Shaw customers who did not read the small print on their December bill may be surprised to find a 10 per cent hike on their Internet service from Jan. 1. The company added the rate increase under the...
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Shaw Makes A Major U.S. Acquisition

CALGARY - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) is buying Colorado-based data centre ViaWest Inc. in a bid to enhance its data services and cloud capabilities.The US$1.2 billion deal for ViaWest, a privatel...
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Why This Canadian Telecom Is In Trouble

TORONTO - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) is fighting an uphill battle according to analysts, who say its heavy reliance on television puts it at a disadvantage to other telecommunications companies t...
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Hundreds Of Layoffs

CALGARY - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) plans to lay off some 400 employees, or almost three per cent of its workforce, in a move to consolidate operations.The Calgary-based company said Monday that...
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Towers Of Power

Telecom analyst Eimon Hoey has a rather pessimistic view on the prospects of new competitors entering an already crowded and competitive telecommunications market, dominated by three incumbents. "Do...
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Shaw Posts Surprising Results

CALGARY - Shaw Communications Inc. posted higher quarterly results Wednesday that beat analyst expectations, with the strongest performance coming from its media division.The Calgary-based company (TS...
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Shares Down, Revenue Up At Shaw

Customer service and careful pricing are priorities across Shaw Communications' operations in fiscal 2013, CEO Brad Shaw said Thursday after the company reported a 20 per cent drop in quarterly profit...
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Canadians Ditching Land Lines: Survey

MONTREAL - Several million Canadians will have only cellphone service by the end of the year as they increasingly ditch their more expensive landline telephones, suggests a new study.About one in seve...

Shaw Abandons Plans For Cellphone Business

Shaw Communications has pulled the plug on plans to launch a wireless phone service, favouring instead a less risky venture into Wi-Fi services — a decision that one analyst deemed "fundamentally flaw...