Shaw Opts for Managed WiFi

Sept. 1, 2011
Shaw Communications, after a strategic review of wireless business opportunities, has elected to forgo a traditional wireless network build in favor of a managed WiFi network. Citing traditional wireless challenges and WiFi advantages, the Canadian MSO issued a ...
Shaw Communications, after a strategic review of wireless business opportunities, has elected to forgo a traditional wireless network build in favor of a managed WiFi network. Citing traditional wireless challenges and WiFi advantages, the Canadian MSO issued a statement saying, in part:
We believe that a more prudent approach for us is to provide a managed Wi-Fi network that will allow our customers to extend their Shaw services beyond the home. This will achieve our objectives without risking well over $1 billion in capital expenditures on a traditional wireless network build.