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Freedom Mobile launches 10 GB for $50 ‘intro offer’

telecom | 10/18/2017 8:22 pm EDT

Shaw Communications Inc.’s Freedom Mobile has announced a new set of wireless offerings in what the company is dubbing a “Big Gig” marketing campaign to begin Oct. 19. "Big Gig will be a loud and unprecedented, in-your-face campaign that makes it clear to Canadians...

Shaw recommends industry contribution to rural broadband

telecom | 04/26/2016 9:45 pm EDT

Shaw Communications Inc. broke rank with most of its industry colleagues Tuesday, stating its support for an industry-funded subsidy to help enhance broadband transport. During the company’s appearance at the CRTC’s basic services hearing in Gatineau, Que., Shaw vice-president of regulatory affairs Paul Cowling said the government would play the primary role in “closing the availability gaps that have been identified.” He noted the government included a $500 million rural broadband program in last month’s 2016 budget. “So when we looked at the...

Shaw provides Go WiFi to ferry commuters in Vancouver

telecom | 12/17/2015 6:38 pm EST

Shaw Communications Inc. announced Thursday that it is partnering with Vancouver’s transportation authority to provide Shaw Go WiFi for free to all passengers travelling on the SeaBus ferry route. It said in the press...

Shaw provides free WiFi in Mission, B.C.

telecom | 11/30/2015 9:19 pm EST

Shaw Communications Inc. said Monday that it has started providing free WiFi to the public at a leisure centre in Mission, B.C., and that it plans to add more hotspots in 10 other public spaces in the near future. "Our...