Shaw Business on June 30 announced the launch its Fibre+ Gig 2.0 service, a two gigabit-per-second (Gbps) internet tier that gives businesses of all sizes across Western Canada access to greater bandwidth, with speed to connect the data-heavy applications and cloud services that power day-to-day operations.
At the forefront of Western Canada’s gigabit speed deployments, Shaw Business’ Fibre+ Gig 2.0 internet service is available in over 97 per cent of the Western Canada market in urban and smaller business centers. The operator said the service "makes it possible to operate many data-heavy applications and devices simultaneously, without compromising the network capabilities that businesses require to operate effectively."
"Gig 2.0 is ideal for businesses working through multiple locations who utilize multiple connected technology services simultaneously, from in-store WiFi and point-of-sale systems to video conferencing tools, multiple connected workstations and cloud services," added a Shaw press release.
Shaw’s new internet speed tier is billed as a premium product with unlimited data, available to new business internet customers for $195 per month, and new SmartWiFi customers for $205 per month, both on a 3-year term.
“Businesses are more connected today than ever before, and with more technology powering their front and backend operations, they need access to fast and reliable internet services that can keep pace with their needs,” concuded Katherine Emberly, president, business, Shaw Communications. "Shaw Business’ Gig 2.0 is a game-changer — businesses of any size can now have access to speeds and capacity they need to handle today’s demands while preparing for technology of the future.”