Shaw Communications Inc.
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Shaw Communications Inc.

May 15, 2006 08:00 ET

Shaw Digital Phone Now Available In Richmond And White Rock

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - May 15, 2006) - Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.NV.B) (NYSE:SJR) launched its Shaw Digital Phone service in Richmond and White Rock today, providing local residents access to a reliable, fully featured option for their home phone service. Shaw's Digital Phone service will be incredibly popular with the culturally diverse community of Richmond as it features unlimited anytime calling in Canada and the U.S., as well as 1000 anytime international calling minutes per month to some of the most popular destinations in Asia Pacific, Europe and the U.K. for one flat monthly rate. Our customers can now call friends and family without having to worry about per minute charges.

As a primary home phone line, in addition to offering a competitive local and long distance calling plan, Shaw Digital Phone also offers customers a bundle of six popular calling features, such as Call Display, Voicemail, Call Forwarding, 3-Way Calling, Call Return and Call Waiting, professional installation, 24/7/365 customer service support, enhanced 911 access, Operator and 411 service for one flat monthly fee.

"Shaw Digital Phone provides the most competitive local and long distance calling plan in North America for one flat monthly fee," said Jim Shaw, CEO of Shaw Communications Inc. "Our customers enjoy the simplicity of our long distance calling plan and the ability to stay in touch with friends and family in North America and overseas without ever having to worry about the price of a call," he said.

Shaw Digital Phone is a primary line telephone service that uses Shaw's managed broadband network, not the public Internet, allowing Shaw to offer a consistent level of quality and reliability to its phone customers.

Shaw Digital Phone is being offered at an introductory rate of only $29.95 per month for the first 3 months, and just $55/month after that, when bundled with any other Shaw service. If not already a Shaw customer, the service can be purchased on its own for $29.95/month for the first 3 months and just $65/month after that. To order Shaw Digital Phone today call 310-SHAW or visit SHAW.CA for more details.

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 Big Pipe Inc.) and satellite direct-to-home services (through Star Choice Communications Inc.) to over three 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.NV.B, NYSE - SJR).

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