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Stock Report: Shaw Communications Inc. Class B (SJR) Report Updated: Dec 05, 2016 | Print This Page

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Company Profile

Shaw Communications Inc., a diversified communications and media company, provides broadband cable television, Internet, digital phone and telecommunications services, direct-to-home (DTH) satellite services and satellite distribution services, and programming content in Canada and the United States. The company operates through Consumer, Business Network Services, Business Infrastructure Services, and Media segments. The Consumer segment provides cable telecommunications services, including video, Internet, WiFi and phone, and satellite video services. The Business Network Services segment provides data networking, video, voice, and Internet services through a national fiber-optic backbone network; and satellite video and fleet tracking services. The Business Infrastructure Services segment provides data center colocation, cloud, and managed services. The Media segment provides programming content services through conventional television networks, global television, and 19 specialty networks, including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY, and Showcase, as well as through on-line and over the top video platforms. The company serves resource, health care, professional service, education, hospitality, and service and retail industries, as well as provides services to commercial and residential developers and government. As of October 22, 2015, it served 3.2 million customers. The company was formerly known as Shaw Cable systems Ltd. and changed its name to Shaw Communications Inc. in May 1993. Shaw Communications Inc. was founded in 1966 and is based in Calgary, Canada.