Shaw Communications Inc.
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Shaw Communications Inc.

November 15, 2006 08:30 ET

Shaw High Speed Xtreme-I Service now Available in Peace Region British Columbia

Faster Than Ever Internet Service Available with Shaw High-Speed Xtreme-I

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 15, 2006) - Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR) today announced the launch of its premier Internet service, Shaw High-Speed Xtreme-I, in Fort St. John, Taylor, Dawson Creek, and Pouce Coupe. Moreover, the Company recently increased the download speed of this Internet service by over 40 per cent from 7 Mb per second to 10 Mb per second.

"Shaw's High-Speed Xtreme-I service is the fastest Internet service available in the Peace Region, and is one of the fastest Internet services available in Canada," said Peter Bissonnette, President of Shaw Communications Inc. "The expansion of High-Speed Xtreme-I into the Peace Region demonstrates Shaw's commitment to continually enhance our Internet services and to meet our customers' changing needs."

Shaw High-Speed Xtreme-I also includes all the benefits of Shaw's existing High-Speed service, including:

- A reliable always-on connection that doesn't tie up the phone line;

- 10 private email addresses;

- 100 GB/month data transfer limit;

- Shaw Secure, a complete security package;

- Shaw E-mail Filter for managing junk mail;

- Two IP addresses;

- 20 MB of personal web space;

- Service calls included;

- Toll-free technical support available 24/7/365; and

- No contracts - we earn our customers' business everyday.

Internet users can visit http://speedtest.shaw.ca/ and click on Shaw's Internet speed calculator to see how fast their current Internet connection is. From there, they can compare their existing service to what they could achieve with Shaw's High-Speed Xtreme-I service.

For more information about Shaw's Xtreme-I Internet service, please visit SHAW.CA or call 1.888.472.2222.

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 3.2 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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