Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc.

September 09, 2005 13:13 ET

Shaw Customers Score with Arrival of NFL Network

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 9, 2005) -

All Shaw Digital customers now get NFL Network included

Just in time for the kickoff of the 2005 season, Shaw Cablesystems (TSX:SJR.NV.B) (NYSE:SJR) has announced the arrival of NFL Network on Shaw Digital TV. Available today on Channel 140 in most Shaw areas, the NFL Network is now included for all Shaw Digital customers at no additional cost.

Launched in 2003, NFL Network is the only 24-hour, seven-day-a-week network dedicated solely to pro football. It is the definitive destination for everything NFL during the season and throughout the off-season. Each week, viewers get special insider features and original programming such as NFL Total Access, Playbook, NFL Films, and Red Zone, all broadcast with 100 per cent digital picture and sound.

For the true NFL fan, it's also time to order NFL Sunday Ticket on Shaw Digital. Shaw customers that order NFL Sunday Ticket by September 30 will also be automatically entered into a draw for a trip for two to the NFL Pro Bowl in Honolulu this coming February, including airfare, accommodation, and 2 tickets to the NFL's all-star showcase. Throughout the season, individual NFL games can be ordered on NFL Pay Per View for just $9.95 each.

For complete details about the NFL 2005 season on Shaw or the complete lineup of choices and On Demand programming on Shaw Digital, customers can visit SHAW.CA.

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).

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