Company Overview of Shaw Satellite G.P.
Shaw Satellite G.P., doing business as Shaw Direct, provides direct-to-home digital satellite television in Canada. It offers various audio and video channels, programming packs, original high definition television programming, Motorola hardware, access to instant pay per view movies and events, an onscreen interactive programming guide, and sports blackouts. The company serves residential complexes, bars and restaurants, offices, and hotels and workcamps. Shaw Satellite G.P. was formerly known as Star Choice Communications Inc. and changed its name to Shaw Satellite G.P. in April 2009. Shaw Satellite G.P. was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Calgary, Canada. Shaw Satellite G.P. is a sub...
2400 32 Avenue NE
Calgary, AB T2E 9A7
Founded in 1987
Key Executives for Shaw Satellite G.P.
Senior Vice President of Operations
Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Shaw Communications Inc
Vice Chairman and President of Shaw Communications Inc
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
Shaw Satellite G.P. Key Developments
Shaw Direct and Xplornet Communications Announce Marketing Agreement
Apr 4 12
Shaw Direct and Xplornet Communications Inc. announced a marketing agreement that will offer increased value to new and existing Shaw Direct DTH video customers and Xplornet high-speed Internet customers. Customers already benefit from Shaw Direct's exceptional quality High-Definition channel offerings, which will dramatically increase with the launch of its new Anik G1 satellite in Fall 2012. With the new satellite, Shaw Direct will have more satellite capacity than any other provider in Canada, enabling the delivery of over 200 HD channels to customers. Xplornet's first satellite supports customer download speeds of up to 25 Mbps, with more capacity than all current North American broadband satellites combined. The offer will be available exclusively to Shaw Direct and Xplornet customers starting May 9, 2012.
Shaw Communications, Inc. Launches ABC Spark and SPACE HD
Mar 26 12
Shaw Communications, Inc. and Shaw Direct announced the launch of ABC Spark and SPACE HD to all customers. Corus entertainment's ABC Spark is making its Canadian debut on Shaw on March 26, 2012. ABC Spark is built on the foundation of the ABC Family and will feature hit shows. The secret life of the American teenager, make it or break it, switched at birth, the lying game and Melissa & Joey. Shaw cable and Shaw direct customers can catch ABC Spark on free preview until June 30, 2012. The same great SPACE channel customers love is now available in High-Definition, bringing fans creative exclusive series and favourites like Doctor Who, Being Human, Sanctuary and Todd & the Book of Pure Evil. This channel has previously only been available in select markets and Shaw is now extending the offer to all Shaw cable and Shaw direct customers. The channel is on free preview for Shaw Direct customers until April 30, 2012. Shaw Direct customers can access ABC Spark as part of English essentials and French essentials. Shaw cable customers can enjoy ABC Spark as part of premier TV or the family theme pack in Shaw Exo bundles.
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