Shaw Communications Inc.
TSX : SJR.NV.B
NYSE : SJR

Shaw Communications Inc.

May 27, 2005 13:37 ET

Shaw Announces Enhancement to Shaw Digital Phone Unlimited Long Distance Calling Plan

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - May 27, 2005) - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.NV.B) (NYSE:SJR) announced today that Shaw Digital Phone customers can now call Hawaii and Alaska as part of their unlimited, anytime long distance calling plan. This is in addition to the current offering of anytime, unlimited long distance calling anywhere in Canada and the Continental U.S. at no extra charge.

"The addition of Alaska and Hawaii to our unlimited long distance calling plan means customers of Shaw Digital Phone can now call anywhere in Canada and the U.S. anytime they want to at no additional charge," said Peter Bissonnette, President of Shaw Communications Inc. "This service enhancement further demonstrates that Shaw is committed to constantly improving our product offerings and customer experience, " he added.

Shaw Digital Phone, now available in both Calgary and Edmonton, is a primary line telephone service that uses Shaw's managed broadband network, versus the public Internet as some other VoIP providers do, to deliver a consistent level of quality and reliability to its telephone customers. Shaw Digital Phone is priced at $55.00 per month when bundled with any other Shaw service and includes a local residential line, unlimited anytime long distance calling within Canada and the U.S., and six convenient calling features: Voicemail, Call Display, Call Forwarding, 3-Way Calling, Call Return and Call Waiting.

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified Canadian communications company whose core business is providing broadband cable television, Internet, Digital Phone and satellite direct-to-home ("DTH") services to approximately 3.0 million customers. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is a member of the S&P/TSX 60 index (Symbol: TSX - SJR.NV.B, NYSE - SJR).

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