Shaw Communications is a well known Western Canadian internet service provider and tv package company based in Calgary. It has 3.2 million customers in total, with 1.9 million being internet customers.
The company owns Freedom Mobile (formerly Wind Mobile), a mobile phone provider that has over 1.7 million subscribers.
History of Shaw
Shaw Communications was founded in Edmonton in 1966 by JR Shaw. It was called Capital Cable Televsion Company before changing to Shaw Cablesystems Ltd and going public in 1983 on the TSX.
Shaw spun off Corus Entertainment in 1999, which owns Global TV, 39 radio stations, YTV, Teletoon and many more. Corus has over 5,000 employees and revenue of over $1.6 billion.