Shaw Communications is one of Canada's largest telecommunications companies that provides telephone, Internet and television services as well as mass media related services. Shaw is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. It provides services mostly in British Columbia and Alberta, with smaller systems in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario and Hamilton, Ontario. Shaw was founded as Capital Cable Television Co. Ltd. in Edmonton, Alberta, in 1966. The company changed its name to Shaw Cablesystems Ltd. and went public on the TSX in 1983.
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