A world of possibilities

01 January 2011 |


Shaw Business offers coverage throughout North America and beyond with its fibre-rich network and portfolio of voice, data and video services.

 

Headquartered in Calgary, in Alberta, Canada, Shaw Business provides data networking, voice, video and internet services to organisations across North America. Shaw Business provides not only the primary internet backbone for the broadband internet customers of parent company Shaw Communications Inc., but also offers services on a wholesale basis to internet service providers and carriers as well as direct sales to small, medium and large enterprises.

The company owns and operates a continent-wide fibre-optic network, and with over 625,000km of fibre already deployed can transfer mission-critical data almost anywhere.

Shaw Business also has extensive international fibre reach, as well as numerous strategic partnerships in place, enabling it to deliver a portfolio of high-performance bandwidth services to any business throughout the world.

The company's experience extends to nearly every business sector, including government, resources, technology and finance. Shaw Business understands the unique challenges and communication needs facing all the industries it serves, and has the infrastructure and product portfolio to handle all types of requirements. 

Network advantage 

Shaw Business clients benefit from a network that provides connectivity to a number of major internet peering points in Canada and the US, extending coast-to-coast along two diverse paths. It offers a variety of traffic options, with network capacity close to 2Tbps.

Shaw Business continues to invest in its network, which already handles 10 million calls and 271 million emails every day. Over 1.8 million high-speed internet customers rely on the network's consistency and reliability as a building block for their business success. The network is backed by market-leading customer service provided by trained professionals in the company's Network Operations Centre who are on-hand 24/7/365. 

The Shaw Business service offerings span the following areas: 

  •  Voice services that allow customers to benefit from simplified billing and integrated communications. Voice services are designed to be both flexible and scalable to allow growth as the customer organisation grows.

   •    Data services
that offer security, reliability and flexibility for the transport of mission-critical data. By being based on one of the continent's largest fibre-optic networks, with two diverse paths, these services come with the redundancy to ensure data always gets where the customer needs it to go. 
  
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High-speed internet
services are used by over 1.8 million customers a day who rely on Shaw Business' high performance IP backbone. Shaw claims its internet service goes to more places faster, more reliably and with more flexibility than that of any other carrier in Canada. It delivers high-capacity, premium-quality internet services to many of Canada's largest ISPs, as well as small and medium businesses in cities and towns across the country.

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, high-speed internet, home phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves 3.4 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media includes one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, History Television and Showcase. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (Symbol: TSX - SJR.B, NYSE - SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca