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About Shaw Direct
Shaw Direct is a digital satellite TV provider in Canada that may also be able to service areas in the U.S. Shaw Direct has over 900,000 customers across Canada, but service may be available from coast to coast due to satellite technology.
Shaw TV packages
Shaw TV services are available in a variety of packages with Shaw Direct. Shaw TV provides options in channel lineups and premium networks, depending on your entertainment preferences. Here are the Shaw TV plans available with Shaw Direct service:
- Digital Lite—get up to 127 channels in popular Canadian and U.S. networks and up to 24 HD channels.
- Digital Favourites—the most popular Shaw TV package, with up to 253 channels and up to 42 channels in HD.
- Bronze—up to 156 channels and up to 27 HD channel options.
- Silver—up to 200 channels available, up to 40 channels in HD, and choose 3 bundles of extra channels.
- Gold—a popular package with up to 234 channels, up to 43 channels in HD, and choose 7 bundles of extra channels.
- Platinum—Get up to 245 channels, up to 43 in HD, and choose 9 bundles of extra networks.
- Titanium—get up to 255 channels, up to 44 in HD, and choose 11 bundles of additional programming.
- Ultimate—the most comprehensive package available, get up to 303 channels, up to 44 HD channels, and all of the 14 available bundles of extra programming.
Shaw Internet options
With Shaw Direct service, you may also have the option to combine TV service with a high-speed Internet service. Shaw communications provides Shaw Internet options, which may vary based on location. To determine whether you have access to Shaw Internet service, view the Shaw Direct website.
History of Shaw
Shaw Communications Inc. and Shaw Cable Systems G.P. began in 1966. Shaw Communications provides cable Internet and phone services to 3.4 million customers. Shaw cable is used by high-speed Internet subscribers and Shaw cable systems gave consumers access to business services as well. Shaw Direct is the leading provider of digital direct-to-home satellite TV in Canada.
Get DIRECTV for your home for great TV packages and bundle options with leading Internet providers. DIRECTV is America’s #1 satellite TV service. With more than 30 million customers, DIRECTV has widespread availability and reliable service.
DIRECTV uses satellite technology to connect your home with quality entertainment and a variety of programming. A whole-home DVR and HD DVR is available to DIRECTV subscribers, with the option of the type of receiver you control: standard, HD, or DVR. With DIRECTV satellite technology, you may also have access to 3D programming.
Is DIRECTV available where you live?
DIRECTV is a TV service that is not restricted by a conventional cable network. Unlike cable TV companies, DIRECTV is a satellite TV provider that is available in 100 percent of U.S. households. All that is needed for service is a clear view of the southern sky, so you can have access to satellite signals. Get extensive channel options and packages with DIRECTV.
DIRECTV programming options
DIRECTV has a competitive channel lineup with over 285 channels included in the biggest entertainment package. Full-time HD channels are available, too—over 195 of them. DIRECTV also provides 99 percent of subscribers with local channels and 98 percent of customers with high-definition local channels. There are a variety of DIRECTV packages that are available to fit your entertainment needs.
There are five different packages with DIRECTV satellite TV service. Choose from the following options:
- ENTERTAINMENT- The smallest DIRECTV package includes over 140 digital channels
- CHOICE™- The CHOICE™ Package from DIRECTV has over 150 channels for your enjoyment
- XTRA- The XTRA Package includes more than 205 channels
- ULTIMATE- The second largest package from DIRECTV offers customers more than 225 channels
- PREMIER®- DIRECTV’s largest package is the PREMIER™ Package, which includes the four major premium networks. This package has 285+ channels available
Data collected 1/15/14 from http://www.shaw.ca/store/ and http://www.shawdirect.ca/english/