Category: Shaw

Rogers signs agreement with Shaw to purchase their unused AWS spectrum

While most Canadian carriers are prepping for the big 700MHz spectrum auction this year, Rogers is tying up some loose ends that will potentially secure some additional coverage. In a press release tonight Shaw announced that they’ve signed an agreement that would give Rogers first right to “to secure an Option to purchase” their unused


Shaw scraps plan to build wireless network, opts for Wi-Fi network

It’s been a long time in the making but Calgary-based Shaw has finally announced what they are doing about their wireless plans, or now lack of. Shaw won 18 licenses in Western Canada and Norther Ontario and has been sitting on their $189 million investment since the 2008 wireless spectrum auction. Today Shaw stated in


Shaw delays wireless launch until early 2012

Shaw has just announced their Q1 First Financial and Operating Results and there is some unfortunate news regarding their wireless plans. Bottom line: delayed. Originally they had scheduled a “late 2011″ launch, then their VP of wireless suddenly departed the company last week. According to the release Chief Executive Officer Brad Shaw had the following


Shaw’s VP of Wireless suddenly departs

On June 30th, 2010 Shaw announced they brought on Laurence Cooke as VP of their wireless division. In the press release about his appointment it stated that “We are confident that Laurence will make a significant contribution in this exciting new opportunity, and we wish him every success”. Well, after a short 6-month stint the