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October 09, 2015 10:17 PM ET


Company Overview of Shaw Satellite G.P.

Company Overview

Shaw Satellite G.P., doing business as Shaw Direct, operates as a direct-to-home digital television provider that delivers digital satellite television (TV) programming options and packages to customers in Canada. The company offers audio and video channels, on-demand TV shows and movies, pay-per-view movies and events, high definition channels, and interactive programming guides. It serves homes, cottages, and businesses through its retailers. Shaw Satellite G.P. was formerly known as Star Choice Communications Inc. and changed its name to Shaw Satellite G.P. in April 2009. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Calgary, Canada with locations in Canada. Shaw Satellite G.P. ope...

2400 32 Avenue NE

Suite 100

Calgary, AB T2E 9A7


Founded in 1987

1,422 Employees





Key Executives for Shaw Satellite G.P.

Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Shaw Communications Inc
Age: 58
Vice Chairman and President of Shaw Communications Inc
Age: 68
Treasurer, Director, Chief Financial Officer of Shaw Communications Inc. and Senior Vice-President of Shaw Communications Inc
Age: 71
Vice President of Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

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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