Shaw Business Provides Services to Canad Inns Hotels

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct 23, 2013) - Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B) (SJR) is pleased to announce its recent multi-year agreement with Manitoba destination centre company Canad Inns to deliver TV, voice (PRI - primary rate interface), Internet and data services to its 16 locations.

After assessing the needs of Canad Inns' business operations and its customers, Shaw Business designed a communications solution specifically for this Canadian company. Shaw will serve 16 Canad Inns locations across Manitoba and in Grand Forks, North Dakota, including hotels, restaurants and various other attractions.

"We've created a customized cutting-edge offering that really gives Canad Inns the best that Shaw has to offer," said Jay Mehr, Senior Vice President, Operations, Shaw Communications Inc. "It takes advantage of our sophisticated network infrastructure and ensures every one of their customers is getting an exceptional experience."

In addition to the TV, voice and Internet services available to customers, all 16 of the Canad Inns locations are linked by a separate fibre-fed virtual private LAN service (VPLS) that caters to the company's administration and management system needs through a secure and reliable connection. The implementation took place over the course of the past year and was recently completed on schedule.

About Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves 3.3 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY® and Showcase. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (TSX:SJR.B) (SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca.