Shaw Gateway Opens Options for Television Viewing


Shaw GatewayTHUNDER BAY – As Canadians head into fall, television becomes a little more important. Those long Canadian winter evenings are just a little more fun when there is something enjoyable on the television. There are several choices for you to access your favourite television shows. In Thunder Bay there are many people with satellite dishes, others choosing Tbaytel’s new service, and yet others opting for Shaw.

The latest news from Shaw is that the company is now offering a new Gateway service with a multi-room HDPVR that connects all the televisions in your home.

Shaw states, “The centre of a connected home, the Gateway is a multi-room HDPVR that allows families to access recorded content and the entire Shaw Video On Demand library on multiple TVs”.

“The Shaw Gateway delivers a totally new way of experiencing in-home entertainment,” said Peter Bissonnette, President, Shaw Communications Inc. “As the first product of its kind in Canada, we’re excited to bring our customers across Canada the powerful technology and connectivity that the Shaw Gateway provides.”

The Shaw Gateway is loaded with the latest features in home entertainment technology. This multi-room HDPVR provides customers with an enhanced TV experience.

The Shaw Gateway “allows for the recording of six programs at once while playing back up to three previously recorded programs, all in High Definition. The new program guide gives customers access to new features including content filters, an enhanced search and on-screen games – all while watching TV in another window. It is a new way for customers to search, find and watch their media programming”.

The company states, “The Shaw Gateway is also future-ready, taking advantage of MPEG-4, 1080p and 3D technology to bring the best in programming to Shaw customers – and it doesn’t stop there. Automatic updates are expected to bring exciting features within the next year”.

Users will soon be able to:

  • Interact with friends through the TV with access to social media and Internet content,
  • Schedule TV recordings on the go through a wireless device or online, and
  • Connect wirelessly with a computer to share pictures and other content on your TV.

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