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Fifteen New Galaxie Music Stations Take Shaw Customers Around the World(January 09, 2012)
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/12 -- Dance to the beat of music from around the world with 15 new Galaxie music channels on Shaw (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR). As the first provider in Canada to launch the new channels, Shaw is excited to now offer even more non-stop, commercial-free music to its customers.
The new channels have a focus on cultural music, with stations ranging from Bollywood Hits, to Arabic, to Guangdong. Three channels appealing to young adults have also been added. Shaw customers can now enjoy the following new music channels:
-- Canadian Indie -- Headbangers -- Hip Hop -- Latino Urbano -- Today's Latin Pop -- Guangdong -- Mando Pop -- The Asian Flavour -- Bollywood Hits -- Punjabi -- Hindi Gold -- Sounds of South India -- Classical India -- World Carnival -- Arabic
"Shaw is proud to be the first provider in Canada to offer all of these new Galaxie channels to our customers" said Peter Bissonnette, President, Shaw Communications Inc. "The Galaxie music channels on Shaw build value and provide more entertainment options for our diverse customer base across Canada."
"Our objective is to ensure that Galaxie remains the preferred source of music for Canadians," stated Eric Boyko, President and CEO of Stingray Digital, owners and operators of Galaxie. "By launching these new channels with Shaw, we are further expanding the reach of Canadians who will find their favourite music genres on the Galaxie service."
In total, 55 Galaxie music stations are now available to Shaw Digital TV customers at no added cost. The channels can be accessed by tuning into channels in the 400 range, or streaming them online. Online streaming and channel information can be found at www.vod.shaw.ca/music/galaxie_player.
To find out more about the services Shaw offers, please visit www.shaw.ca.
About Shaw Communications Inc.
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 operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 18 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 (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca.
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