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June 30, 2015 4:20 PM ET

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Company Overview of Shaw Satellite G.P.

Company Overview

Shaw Satellite G.P., doing business as Shaw Direct, operates a direct-to-home digital satellite distribution system that delivers television (TV) programming to customers in Canada. The company offers audio and video channels, on-demand TV and movie choices, pay-per-view movies and events, high definition TV programming, TV and programming packages, and interactive onscreen guides, as well as HD receiver, HDPVRs, and accessories. It serves residential complexes, bars, restaurants, offices, hotels, fitness centers, waiting rooms, doctor's offices, automotive shops, lunchrooms, board rooms, and retail stores. The company was formerly known as Star Choice Communications Inc. and changed its nam...

2400 32 Avenue NE

Suite 100

Calgary, AB T2E 9A7

Canada

Founded in 1987

1,422 Employees

Phone:

888-554-7827

Fax:

800-872-8219

Key Executives for Shaw Satellite G.P.

President
Senior Vice President of Operations
Age: 50
Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Shaw Communications Inc
Age: 57
Vice Chairman and President of Shaw Communications Inc
Age: 67
Treasurer, Director, Chief Financial Officer of Shaw Communications Inc. and Senior Vice-President of Shaw Communications Inc
Age: 70
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Shaw Satellite G.P. Key Developments

beIN SPORTS Announces Distribution Partnership with Shaw Direct in Canada

beIN SPORTS announced a distribution partnership with Shaw Direct in Canada, making beIN SPORTS available to Satellite TV customers on Channel 118 (Classic) and 618 (Advanced). beIN SPORTS provides live games, original sports programming, news and highlight shows with in-depth analysis of the world's top sporting events, leagues, and tournaments. Canadian sports fans will now receive unrivaled coverage of top soccer leagues including Spain's La Liga, Italy's Serie A, France's Ligue 1, England's Football Championship and the 2015 Copa America tournament along with other exclusive soccer matches and international sporting events such as rugby and motorsports. A free preview of beIN SPORTS is currently available to Shaw Direct customers until March 15.

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