CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 21, 2013) - Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B)(NYSE:SJR) today announced that it has opened up its Shaw Go WiFi network to everyone across Southern Alberta.
Citizens, especially in areas affected by recent floods in Calgary, Lethbridge, High River, Canmore, and Okotoks, will now have full access to the Shaw Go WiFi network where available as the flood crisis in Southern Alberta continues. Authentication will not be required to connect and the network will be open until further notice.
"We are deeply affected by the tragic circumstances our communities are currently experiencing," said Brad Shaw, Chief Executive Officer, Shaw Communications. "We're going to do whatever we can to assist citizens in staying connected and receiving the critical updates they need."
To use the Shaw Go WiFi network, scan for available WiFi networks on your device and connect to the "ShawGo" network. To find locations where the network is available, go to www.shaw.ca/internet/wifi/ or download the Shaw Go WiFi Finder app at www.shaw.ca/internet/wifi/app/.
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 Shaw Direct). The Company serves 3.3 million customers, including over 1.7 million Internet and 900,000 Digital Phone customers, through a reliable and extensive network, which comprises 625,000 kilometres of fibre. 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).