Shaw Cable and Star Choice to Offer NHL Centre Ice
Communications Inc. announced that it will offer the NHL Centre Ice package to
its Shaw Digital Cable and Star Choice Direct-to-Home satellite customers
beginning with the 2007/08 hockey season. The NHL Centre Ice package consists
of at least 1,000 regular season and selected play-off games from the first two
rounds of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Centre Ice customers will have access to
over 40 games per week drawn from a variety of regional and national networks
Canada and the
addition, over 200 games in the Centre Ice package will be available in high
definition television (HDTV).
are pleased that we have reached a sound business arrangement with the NHL and
can now offer our customers this exciting package of NHL Hockey. With the
Centre Ice package, our customers can now watch their favorite teams wherever
they’re playing,” said Peter Bissonnette, President of Shaw
Communications. “We’re also looking forward to providing over 200 games in
HDTV to our rapidly growing HD customer base,” he added.
addition to NHL Centre Ice, Shaw will continue to provide hundreds of games on
conventional television broadcasts, PPV, and various sports channels carrying
hockey. Many of these games will also be offered in HDTV.
Centre Ice package can be ordered on Shaw Digital Cable by calling
1-888-472-2222 or visiting shaw.ca and on Star Choice DTH by calling
1-888-554-STAR (7827) or visiting starchoice.com
Communications Inc. is a diversified communications company whose core business
is providing broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Digital Phone,
telecommunications services (through Shaw Business Solutions) and satellite
direct-to-home services (through Star Choice) to 3.2 million customers. Shaw is
traded on the
New York stock exchanges and is included in
the S&P/TSX 60 Index (Symbol: TSX – SJR.B, NYSE – SJR).