Shaw Communications Inc. operates as a diversified communications and media company. The company serves 3.2 million consumers and businesses through a fibre network. It provides consumers with broadband Internet, Wi-Fi, Digital Phone, and cable and satellite television. In September 2014, the company acquired ViaWest, Inc. (ViaWest), the U.S.-based provider of data centre infrastructure, cloud technology and managed IT solutions.SegmentsDuring 2014, the company operated three principal business segments Cable comprised of cable television, Internet, Digital Phone and Shaw Business operations Satellite comprised of direct-to-home (DTH) and Satellite Services and Media comprised of television broadcasting.Cable segmentThis segments operations provide cable television, Internet, and digital phone services to residential and business customers. These services are delivered through a fibre optic and co-axial cable distribution network.The companys cable television subscribers are clustered in and around five major urban markets in western Canada Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta and Winnipeg, Manitoba. Its subscribers are mainly in smaller regional clusters, linked via fibre either to each other or to larger markets. These markets include the Okanagan region, British Columbia (Kamloops, Kelowna, Penticton, and Vernon) SaskatoonPrince AlbertMoose JawSwift Current, Saskatchewan and Thunder BaySault Ste. Marie, Ontario.Cable TelevisionThe company is a cable television service provider in Canada. As of August 31, 2014, the company served approximately 2.0 million cable television customers in five provinces British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and certain portions of Ontario.The companys cable television business is operated through its fibre optic and co-axial cable distribution network. Its long haul fibre backbone and regional and metro interconnect networks link its cable systems and subscribers together. The



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