Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc.

March 03, 2015 13:10 ET

Shaw Go WiFi Gives Kelowna Residents Free Access to City's Largest WiFi Network

Residents and visitors can access over 900 hotspots at hundreds of locations, including Kelowna City Park, the Downtown Core and Capri Mall

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - March 3, 2015) - Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR) today announced it will be providing free access to its extensive Shaw Go WiFi network at all locations across Kelowna. Beginning today and continuing until March 22, 2015, all residents and visitors will be able to access Shaw Go WiFi at over 900 hotspots across the city for free.

"Canadians are using the Internet more than ever and want a fast, reliable connection on-the-go in the places they visit the most, whether it's their local coffee shops, parks or recreation centres," said Katherine Emberly, Vice President, Operations, Shaw Communications. "The trial of our Shaw Go WiFi service in Kelowna gives every resident the chance to experience what hundreds of thousands of Shaw customers already enjoy - a seamless, quality Internet connection outside the home."

As Canada's largest WiFi Network, Shaw Go WiFi provides users with carrier-grade Internet connectivity at hotspots in hundreds of locations across Kelowna. Shaw Go WiFi is Kelowna's largest WiFi network, and will allow users to access content on-the-go, while avoiding potentially expensive cellular data charges.

Shaw Go WiFi can be accessed at the Downtown Core, Kelowna City Park, Kelowna Yacht Club and Marina, Apple Bowl, Landmark Cinemas, H20 Adventure + Fitness Center, Capri Mall and many more convenient sites. A full list of locations is available at or by downloading the Shaw Go WiFi Finder App.

Residents who are not Shaw customers can connect to the network for free on their laptop and mobile devices by selecting "ShawGuest" on the list of available WiFi hotspots at participating locations and following the steps to register their devices. Registration for the service only needs to be done once, after which users can simply login in with their email address and password.

Kelowna residents can visit for more information, or to pre-register for the service.

About Shaw Communications

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications and media company, serving 3.2 million customers through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw serves consumers with broadband Internet, WiFi, Digital Phone and Video products and services. Shaw Business Network Services provides business customers Internet, data, WiFi, telephony, Video and fleet tracking services. Shaw Business Infrastructure Services offers North American enterprises colocation, cloud and managed services through ViaWest. 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). For more information, please visit

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