Articles Tagged ‘Shaw Communications’


Barbara Williams named Shaw Media president

Williams takes on the new role following the passing of Paul Robertson earlier this month.

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TV needs guidelines, not regulations, Shaw tells CRTC

Company executives stressed allowing market forces to decide on pick-and-pay and cable unbundling in its Let’s Talk TV presentation. (Shaw Media EVP of content Barb Williams pictured)


Rdio and Shaw’s plan to get Canadians streaming

CEO Anthony Bay and Shaw’s Jim Little officially launched the service’s latest updates with a concert from Ellie Goulding over the weekend.


Paul Robertson dies at 59

The president of Shaw Media and EVP of Shaw Communications passed away yesterday after a battle with pancreatic cancer.


Rdio solidifies Canadian strategy with key hire

Michael Orrbrooke is joining the company as GM in Canada, providing more direct leadership for a market the company calls important to its global presence.

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Shaw to apply to CRTC for all-news channel licence

Plans for a national Global News 1 service were unveiled in the cable giant’s submission to the regulator’s Let’s Talk TV consultation.


Rdio partners with Shaw to expand Canadian presence

The Canadian communications company will promote the music streaming service across its platforms.

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Shaw Communications records higher Q2 earnings

The profit jump came as the cable and broadcast giant noted a $49 million gain after selling a 50% stake in the French-language Historia and Series+ channels to Corus Entertainment.

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Shaw Communications increases earnings, despite lower cable subs

The western Canadian cable giant lost 29,619 cable subscribers and 9,323 satellite TV customers, while adding internet access customers.

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Rogers, Shaw report quarterly revenue growth

Elsewhere, Corus Entertainment, which released its Q4 and fiscal year-end results Thursday, reported an increase in specialty advertising revenues.


Shaw rolls out new spots

The cable carrier promotes Shaw On Demand with a campaign featuring its rebranded look.

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Rogers to pay $700M for Shaw’s spectrum, Hamilton cable system

The strategic agreements between the two telecommunications companies also see Shaw acquiring Rogers’ one-third stake in entertainment specialty TVtropolis.

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Astral, Shaw report Q1 results with TV ad revenue stability

Both media groups reported higher TV ad sales, despite an uncertain economic climate.

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Shaw kicks off its rebranding campaign

The telco introduced two spokes-bots, a new logo and tagline to build love for the brand.

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Shaw Communications Q4 earnings fall, despite raised revenues

Cable revenue rose 2.4% to $803 million on rate increases and customer growth in internet and digital phone, while media division revenue increased 3.3% to $217 million.