Shaw Communications

Can Big Telecom Stop The Cord-Cutter Exodus?

CP | Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2016 | Canada Business

Maybe they can, but they haven't yet.

Global TV Owner Deeper In The Red

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. lost nearly $16 million in its fiscal third quarter, the first reporting period since the TV, radio and animation...

Harper's Wireless Policy Created 'Phoney' Competition: Study

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2016 | Canada Business

Bell's buyout of MTS will be good for consumers, study argues.

Canadians Flock To 'Skinny Basic,' But Not Without Complaints

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Business

More than 66,000 subscriptions for skinny basic in five weeks.

Shaw Closes $1.6B Wind Mobile Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2016 | Canada Business

Shaw has officially entered the wireless market.

Canadians Finally Have Access To Cheap Cable

Ashley Redmond | Posted 03.01.2016 | Canada Living
Ashley Redmond

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.

Shaw Communications To Buy Wind Mobile

CP | Peter Henderson, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2015 | Canada Business

Shaw expects the transaction to close in the third quarter of 2016.

Cord-Cutting In Canada 7 Times Faster Than Last Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.12.2015 | Canada Business

Canadian TV viewers have been ditching their cable and satellite TV subscriptions at a pace that’s nearly seven times faster than last year, a new a...

Shaw Profit Drops 8%, Company Abandons IPTV Plans

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2016 | Canada Business

CALGARY - Shaw Communications Inc. says it has abandoned a project to develop an Internet protocol platform for delivering television programming in f...

Shaw Downsizing Customer Service Centres

CP | John Cotter | Posted 02.12.2015 | Canada Business

Shaw Communications Inc. is hanging up its Alberta customer service centres in a decision that will affect 1,600 employees, including some in British ...

Canada's Telecoms Are Losing Subscribers .. So They're Hiking Prices

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Business

Some of Canada’s largest wireless and internet providers are responding to shrinking subscriber numbers by extracting more money from those customer...

Internet In Uproar Over Shaw Cutting Download Speeds, Raising Prices

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.08.2015 | Canada Business

Customers of Internet provider Shaw Communications are once again accusing the company of effectively reducing internet speeds while raising prices. ...

Why You Could Get A Warning If You Try To Download This In 2015

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - To tear through two seasons of "Orange is the New Black" or binge-watch episodes of "Scandal"?The great TV debate raged through households i...

Shaw Feels Backlash To Price Hike

CBC | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada Business

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....

Is Shaw Really Cutting Internet Speeds In Half While Raising Prices?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Business

The internet is in an uproar over reports that Shaw Communications will be ringing in the New Year with higher prices and slower internet speeds, but ...

Rogers And Shaw's 'Netflix Killer' Is Almost Here

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.03.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The new streaming service Shomi is being launched by Rogers and Shaw on Tuesday.Seen as a competitor to Netflix, Shomi will debut with nearl...

Shaw, Rogers Losing Cable Customers At A Rate Of 200,000 A Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.27.2014 | Canada Business

No wonder Shaw and Rogers, the two largest cable TV providers in Canada, recently joined forces to create a Netflix competitor. Between them, they’v...

Shaw Makes A Major U.S. Acquisition

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Business

CALGARY - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) is buying Colorado-based data centre ViaWest Inc. in a bid to enhance its data services and cloud capabiliti...

Why This Canadian Telecom Is In Trouble

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.24.2014 | Canada Business

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 di...

Hundreds Of Layoffs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

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 ope...

Sunny Freeman

Is This How Big Telecom Is Trying To Kill Internet Competition?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 10.09.2013 | Canada Business

As complaints and cancellation notices pile up from frustrated customers of independent internet service providers, a consortium is calling on the fed...

Towers Of Power

CBC | Posted 08.03.2013 | Canada Business

Telecom analyst Eimon Hoey has a rather pessimistic view on the prospects of new competitors entering an already crowded and competitive telecommunica...

Sunny Freeman

Netflix CEO: Download Caps ‘A Deterrent To Canadian Society'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Business

Netflix Canada’s booming subscription rates are driving Canada’s cable providers into the online video market in an attempt to remain relevant to ...

Cable Companies: Time To End Guaranteed Spots On Cable

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Some of the country's largest cable and satellite TV providers urged the federal telecommunications regulator on Monday to reject a number of...

Customers Furious After ISP Deletes Millions Of Emails

CBC | Posted 05.11.2013 | Canada Business

Shaw customers are fuming after a technical issue caused millions of unread emails to be inadvertently deleted from the company's server late last wee...