Shaw Communications Inc.

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Shaw Communications Inc.

April 16, 2007 14:25 ET

Shaw Annouces Additional Television Channel Line-Up Changes- Nanaimo and Surrounding Area

More HD, Canadian Timeshifting and Sport Channels Added to Shaw's Channel Line-up

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - April 16, 2007) - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR) today announced that it will be changing analog and digital television channel line-ups for specific markets in Nanaimo and surrounding area as of April 19th, 2007. These channel changes will provide more digital television options and more HD (high definition) content. New services launching include:



New HD Service:
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HD Net

New Specialty Digital TV Channels:
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GOL TV, World Fishing Network (WFN)

New Canadian Time Shifting Channels:
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KJBN - Kenora, CIHF- Global Maritimes


The markets affected starting April 19th include Nanaimo, Duncan, Port Alberni, and Courtenay-Comox.

"With more HD content, new sports channels and more Canadian Time Shifting channels we are excited about these enhanced programming options for our customers," said Peter Bissonnette, President of Shaw Communications Inc. "Shaw has built its reputation of being an exceptional communications provider on solid customer service and we are committed to communicating these channel changes proactively to our customers."

For more information about specific channel changes please visit SHAW.CA. At SHAW.CA customers will find updated information about local channel listings.

About Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified 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) 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 (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR).

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