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Global Go Now Available to Over Seven Million Canadian Households
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Global Go Now Available to Over Seven Million Canadian Households15:22 EST Thursday, December 19, 2013
Customers of Rogers, Cogeco, and TELUS Can Now Access Global's TV Everywhere Product Making it The Most Subscribed to Conventional Network TV Everywhere Product in Canada
TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Just in time for the holidays, Shaw Media is pleased to announce that three new TV service providers - Rogers Communications, Cogeco and TELUS, have made Global Go available to their customers, providing viewers with anytime, anywhere access to exclusive features on the Global Go app and web video player. With over seven million households now on board, Global Go is the most subscribed to conventional network TV Everywhere product in Canada.
As Canadians unwrap new devices this holiday or spend some time catching up on the season's most talked about shows, customers of Shaw Cable, Shaw Direct, Rogers, Cogeco Cable, TELUS Optik TV™, Eastlink and Source Cable can now login with their service provider subscription credentials to catch-up on missed episodes and gain exclusive access to in-season libraries for key Global shows. In addition to these catch-up features, users can also watch live TV on their iOS or Android device on Global Go's easy-to-use interface and high-quality video player.
"We are thrilled to bring more viewers access to Global Go with anytime, anyplace access to Global TV as well as the ability to catch-up on their favourite shows," said Paul Robertson, Executive Vice President, Broadcasting, Shaw Communications Inc. and President, Shaw Media. "The flexibility and accessibility of Global Go provides an exceptional user experience and we're excited for our newest users to explore the many features of the platform and get more out of their TV subscriptions."
Global Go launched this past September and is available for customers of Shaw Cable, Shaw Direct, Rogers Communications, Cogeco Cable, TELUS Optik TV™, Eastlink and Source Cable. Other TV service providers will follow in the coming months.
Global is a Shaw Media Network
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 3.3 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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