Cable & Telecom

Shaw opens hiring gate for new wireless venture

CALGARY – After confirming plans to offer the quadruple-play, Shaw is looking to hire staff for its Engineering and IT departments “to build trail-blazing products and services”.Earlier this month, the Calgary-based cable company formally announced its plans to launch a next generation wireless service by late 2011. "Next generation wireless encompasses much more than just cell-phones," said president Peter Bissonnette, in an announcement Monday. "We're approaching wireless in an innovative, leading-edge way that will allow for a variety of exciting new mobile opportunities in and out-of-home for our customers."