Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc.

June 01, 2005 08:00 ET

Shaw Announces Interest Distribution

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - June 1, 2005) - Notice is hereby given that an interest distribution of 55.469 cents per security on Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.NV.B) (NYSE:SJR) 8.875% Canadian preferred securities due September 28, 2049, will be paid June 30, 2005, to holders of record at the close of business on June 15, 2005. The anticipated ex-dividend date, pending determination by the TSX is June 13, 2005.

The interest distribution on the preferred securities will be treated as interest income for tax purposes.

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

Contact Information

  • Shaw Communications Inc.
    Steve Wilson
    Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
    (403) 750-4500