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Shaw Communications, Edmonton

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Name: Shaw Communications, Edmonton    (CDN)  
Abbreviation: shaw-commu
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1966 - Capital Cable Television Co Ltd. is incorporated in Edmonton, Alberta, later becoming the name Shaw Communications Inc. - Digital Phone, Cable & High-Speed InternetProvides broadband cable TV and high speed internet to British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and some areas of eastern Canada.

This company is not the maker of SHAW radios (for instance 6TR6 from 1965).

Founded: 1966
Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified Canadian communications company whose core business is providing broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Digital Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business Solutions) and satellite direct-to-home services (through Star Choice Communications Inc.) to 3.2-million customers. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 index (Symbol: TSX - SJR.B, NYSE - SJR).

Shaw Communications Inc. was incorporated in 1966 under the name Capital Cable Television Co. Ltd. It subsequently changed its name to Shaw Cablesystems Ltd. in 1984, and then to Shaw Communications Inc. in 1993. Over the years, Shaw has greatly expanded its network and its leading edge product and service offerings and is now the leading residential broadband service provider in Western Canada, with approximately 2.1 million cable television customers and more than one million internet customers.

Shaw Broadcast Services, formerly Cancom Broadcast, provides satellite-based solutions to broadcast distribution undertakings (BDUs).