Shaw Communications Inc.
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Shaw Communications Inc.

September 19, 2005 18:21 ET

The Ultimate Football Fix NFL Sunday Ticket and Shaw Digital

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 19, 2005) -

NFL Sunday Ticket kicks off eighth season on Shaw at only $37.49 per month

Shaw (TSX:SJR.NV.B) (NYSE:SJR) kicked off the NFL Sunday Ticket season September 11th on Shaw Digital, giving football fans everything they could ask for. With access to over 200 games throughout the 17-week NFL season and a lineup of up to 14 games to choose from every Sunday, it's the ultimate football fix. NFL Sunday Ticket is now available to Shaw Digital customers for just $37.49 per month, billed over 4 months. Individual games can also be ordered for $9.99 each.

"There are countless NFL fans in this country that simply can't miss seeing their team each week," said Peter Bissonnette, President, Shaw Communications. "This is our eighth year of offering NFL Sunday Ticket and its popularity keeps growing each season. It turns every Sunday into an event."

NFL Sunday Ticket also delivers features that don't exist on regular TV such as NFL Sunday Snap, an exclusive channel for real-time and up-to-the-second updates, scores, stats, ball possession, and time remaining on games from around the league.

Shaw customers who order NFL Sunday Ticket before September 30 will also be automatically entered into a draw for a trip for two to the NFL Pro Bowl in Honolulu in February, including airfare, accommodation, spending money, and 2 tickets to the Pro Bowl game. Complete contest rules are available online at SHAW.CA.

NFL Sunday Ticket requires a Shaw Digital Terminal and full details are available at SHAW.CA.

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified Canadian communications company whose core business is providing broadband cable television, Internet, Digital Phone, telecommunications services (through Big Pipe Inc.) and satellite direct-to-home services (through Star Choice Communications Inc.) to approximately 3.0 million customers. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is a member of the S&P/TSX 60 index (Symbol: TSX - SJR.NV.B, NYSE - SJR).

Contact Information

  • Shaw Communications Inc.
    Peter Bissonnette
    President
    (403) 750-4500
    Website: www.shaw.ca