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Shaw offers 800 WiFi Hotspots Free

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO --(Marketwired - Feb. 4, 2015) - Shaw Communications Inc. announced it will be providing free access to its Shaw Wfi extensive Shaw Go WiFi network at all locations across Thunder Bay. Beginning today and continuing until February 22, all residents and visitors will be able to access Shaw Go WiFi at over 800 hotspots across the city for free.

"Canadians love the Internet, and are increasingly looking for access to a quality connection at the places they visit the most, be it at work, at a coffee shop or in a public park," said Katherine Emberly, Vice President, Operations, Shaw. "This trial will give Thunder Bay residents and visitors the chance to sample Canada's largest WiFi Network, and discover why hundreds-of-thousands of Shaw customers across the country love Shaw Go WiFi."

As Canada's largest WiFi Network, Shaw Go WiFi provides users with carrier-grade Internet connectivity at hotspots located at hundreds of locations across Thunder Bay. With over 800 hotspots across the city, Shaw Go WiFi is Thunder Bay's largest WiFi network, and will allow users to access content on the go using their portable connected devices while avoiding potentially expensive cellular data charges.

Sites in Thunder Bay include the Tournament Centre; Mario's Bowl; The Sport Dome; Silver City Cineplex; Miles Street and many more convenient locations. A full list of locations is available at or by downloading the Shaw Go WiFi Finder App.

Residents who are not Shaw customers can connect to the network for free on their laptop and mobile devices by selecting "ShawGuest" on the list of available WiFi hotspots at participating locations and following the steps to register their devices. Registration for the service only needs to be done once, after which users can simply login in with their email address and password.

Thunder Bay residents can visit for more information, or to pre-register for the service.

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