Cable & Telecom

Revenue and profits rise, but basic subs fall, media softens, at Shaw

CALGARY – Revenue and profits at Shaw Communications are on the rise for the first quarter of 2012. Consolidated revenue for the three month period ended November 30, 2011 was up 19% to $1.28 billion, while total operating income before amortization was $566 million, an 18% increase over the same period last year. Net income was $202 million for the quarter compared to $16 million for the same period last year, though the company did record a $139 million charge related to its acquisition of Shaw Media, plus restructuring expenses of $58 million. Excluding the non-operating items, net income for...

Our industry and COVID-19

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