Why Shaw?

10 good Reasons to Switch to Shaw!
10 good Reasons to Switch to Shaw


It can be confusing to choose your entertainment provider, but we think the facts speak for themselves.

So here they are, point by point. You decide!

  1. We’ve got you covered with Simple Satellite™

    With every system purchased, Shaw Direct customers receive:

    • Professional basic installation ($150 value)
    • Dish and installation at no additional cost if you move
    • Limited lifetime warranty on all exterior equipment
  2. Hundreds of captivating channels

    With over 500 channels to choose from, 2,000 movies every month, and up to 44 dedicated sports channels. There’s enough choice to satisfy even the most discriminating TV fan.

  3. True programming flexibility

    Shaw Direct doesn’t lock you into a particular programming level. In fact, we encourage our subscribers to try different channels on for size. Start with one of our English, French, or Bilingual programming packages, then add bundles or individual channels till your programming experience is just right. After all, you’re unique. Shouldn’t your TV experience be unique too?

  4. State-of-the-art hardware by Arris

    We’ve partnered with industry leader Arris to bring you the best in solid, dependable technology, with all the bells and whistles you love.

  5. 100% digital picture and Dolby Surround Sound capability

    No one wants fuzzy sound and a blurry picture. Analog is out! Shaw Direct is digital through and through, meaning fabulous picture quality and pin-drop sound.

  6. HD Programming at no additional cost

    The country’s best and most affordable High Definition source offers Canadians over 225 HD channels, with up to 2,500 hours of HD programming every week at no extra cost.

    Receive up to 55 HD channels at no extra cost when subscribed to our Essentials package or higher.

  7. Time shifting: Programming from six different time zones

    Watch prime time on your time. See your favourite shows on your own terms by catching them in the time zone of your choice. There are no costly hardware upgrades – time shifting goes hand in hand with satellite.

  8. Instant Pay Per View movies and events

    Get in the front row at the game without the crowds, or enjoy a romantic night at the movies without the sticky floors. Pay Per View means access to events you can’t get anywhere else, and no late fees at the video store.

  9. Onscreen guide — with plenty of advance notice

    Shaw Direct has onscreen TV listings that don’t leave you hanging. You can plan your viewing days in advance without the cumbersome load times suffered by other services. And with channel Favourites, Parental Controls, and Timers, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without a “Guide” button on your remote.

  10. 24/7 customer service

    We know that most people aren’t watching television during office hours. That’s why we’ve made the commitment to offer fast, friendly customer service around the clock. Get in touch with us when you choose, at 1.888.554.7827.