Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc.

September 01, 2005 08:00 ET

Shaw Announces Interest Distribution

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 1, 2005) - Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.NV.B) (NYSE:SJR): Notice is hereby given that an interest distribution of 55.469 cents per security on Shaw Communications Inc. 8.875% Canadian preferred securities due September 28, 2049, will be paid September 30, 2005, to holders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2005. The anticipated ex-dividend date, pending determination by the TSX is September 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, Digital Phone, telecommunications services (through Big Pipe Inc.) and satellite direct-to-home services (through Star Choice Communications Inc.) 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).

Contact Information

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