Shaw gives customers access to an extensive catalogue of programming with the A&E app
App gives Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct subscribers access to signature A&E content anytime, anywhere on iOS, Android and Kindle devices, as well as online
January 09, 2014
Calgary, Alberta (January 09, 2014) - Shaw Communications today announced the launch of the A&E app, the latest addition to Shaw Go, Shaw's TV Everywhere content library. This new app gives Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct subscribers instant access to their favourite A&E programming, including Duck Dynasty, Storage Wars and Rodeo Girls. The A&E app launches today for all iOS, Android and Kindle devices, and is available online.
"The launch of the A&E app is another step in our continued dedication to providing our customers choice in how and where they wish to access their favourite programs and content," said Jay Mehr, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Shaw Communications. "A popular network among our cable and satellite customers, we're pleased to offer the A&E app to our Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct subscribers at no extra cost."
Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct customers who subscribe to A&E will be given instant access to an extensive catalogue of on-demand content. The A&E app features an easy-to-navigate display, the ability to create a customized list of favourite shows and access to exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews and footage never before shown on television from all the hit A&E series.
In the coming months, Shaw will continue to expand the Shaw Go experience with additional content offerings coming for television subscribers. Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct customers who subscribe to A&E in their cable package can download the app by visiting shaw.ca/shawgo or shawdirect.ca/shawgo . Customers can also view content online through www.aetv.com .
As an added benefit, Shaw Internet customers west of Ontario are able to complement their use of the A&E app through the Shaw Go WiFi service. As Canada's largest WiFi network, customers can view this exclusive content in over 20,000 WiFi locations across Shaw's footprint. A full list of locations is available at www.shaw.ca/wifi or by downloading the Shaw Go WiFi Finder App.
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 3.3 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY® 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.
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Shaw Communications Inc.
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