Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc.

November 17, 2014 13:00 ET

Shaw Go WiFi Access Coming to Campbell River's Public Spaces

Installation to Commence This Month at Six Municipal Locations Across the City

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2014) - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B)(NYSE:SJR) is pleased to announce that it has reached a commercial agreement with the City of Campbell River to extend Shaw Go WiFi into municipal buildings and public areas within the coming months. This five-year non-exclusive deal will provide Shaw customers with greater access to Shaw Go WiFi throughout the community.

"We're pleased to be partnering with the City of Campbell River to bring Shaw customers even greater access to Shaw Go WiFi," says Ron McKenzie, Vice-President, Operations, Shaw Communications Inc. "This agreement will increase the number of access points in Campbell River, while providing our customers in the community with the freedom and control to connect to Shaw's unrivalled network while on the go."

Shaw Go WiFi hotspots will be installed in several locations throughout the city, including: City Hall; Tidemark Theatre; Willow Point SportsPlex; Campbell River Community Centre; Campbell River Museum; the Maritime Heritage Centre and the Discovery Pier. Installation will be completed within the coming months. There is no cost to the City, and Shaw will pay an annual license fee for access to City buildings and infrastructure such as streetlight fixtures.

In addition to the availability of Shaw's Go WiFi in City buildings and infrastructure, the City of Campbell River will continue to supply free WiFi at the airport, City Hall and the Community Centre using its own network and third-party installations. The City's free WiFi signal is open to anyone using a WiFi enabled device.

Shaw Go WiFi is Canada's largest WiFi network and can be accessed at more than 45,000 locations in Western Canada. A full list of locations is available at or by downloading the Shaw Go WiFi Finder App.

About Shaw Communications

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications and media company. Shaw serves 3.2 million consumers and businesses through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw provides consumers with broadband Internet, WiFi, Digital Phone and Video services. Shaw Business provides businesses with Internet, data, WiFi, telephony, Video and fleet tracking services, and ViaWest provides collocation, cloud and managed services. Shaw Media provides Canadians with engaging programming content through one of Canada's largest conventional television networks, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks, including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY® and Showcase. 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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