Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc.

November 24, 2006 12:08 ET

Shaw Communications Announces Launch of New Shaw Digital Terminal

Your New Television is the One You Already Have 100% Digital TV Now Available

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 24, 2006) - Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR) today announced that starting on November 21st in Calgary, and as of November 28th in Vancouver and Edmonton, customers can make their old televisions new again through a digital simulcast roll-out. Now, for only $98.00, customers can buy a Shaw Digital Terminal to get access to more channels and more features.

With a Shaw Digital Terminal customers will receive:

- Access to more programming options;

- The best in digital picture and sound;

- Access to Video on Demand (VOD) and Pay-per-View (PPV) sports and special events;

- Watch all your current cable channels in digital format.

- Easy to use on-screen interactive programming guide; and

- 40 commercial-free digital music stations.

"We continue to look for ways to provide our customers with the best viewing experience at consistent and affordable prices," said Peter Bissonnette, President of Shaw Communications Inc. "With our Shaw Digital Terminal, customers can make their old televisions new again without having to buy a new TV."

Shaw is also introducing Theme Packs that will consist of six to nine channels each including packages like Flicks, People, Adrenaline, and Sports. Full customization Theme Packs are also available. In addition, Shaw recently announced the launch of a new Standard Definition Personal Video Recorder (PVR) for $398.00.

For more information about Shaw's Digital Terminal please visit SHAW.CA or call 310-SHAW.

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 3.1 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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