Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc.

December 05, 2006 08:30 ET

Shaw Introduces Point of Sale Connect

Shaw Point of Sale Connect Provides Businesses with a Fast, Reliable and Secure Internet Connection for Direct Payment Terminals

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 5, 2006) - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR) today announced the launch of a new Internet service for businesses - Shaw Point of Sale Connect. This new Internet product will be available to retailers requiring an Internet connection for their direct payment terminals and to third party suppliers providing direct payment terminals to retailers. Initially, Shaw Point of Sale Connect will be rolled out in all major Shaw markets within Western Canada and Northern Ontario.

"We are pleased to announce the release of Shaw Point of Sale Connect," said Peter Bissonnette, President of Shaw Communications Inc. "With Shaw Point of Sale Connect retail customers will no longer have to make their customers wait for their direct payment machines to dial-in for an Internet connection, and they will never face busy signals. This new product demonstrates Shaw's commitment to providing innovative solutions to our customers, and is available just in time for the busy holiday season."

Shaw Point of Sale Connect features include, but are not limited to:

- 24/7/365 Customer Service.

- 24 hour service calls.

- Connecting multiple terminals with one connection.

- No dial tones or busy signals.

- Professional installation.

- No contracts.

- Compatible with all direct payment terminals.

Shaw Point of Sale Connect will be available to registered businesses for $19.95 a month beginning December 5, 2006. For more information about Shaw Point of Sale Connect, please visit SHAW.CA.

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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