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Thinking about subscribing or updating your Shaw Direct Satellite TV service? Browse our FAQs to learn more about Shaw Direct satellite TV options including channel information, equipment and more.

Satellite TV Service FAQs

What is Satellite TV service?

Satellite TV is a television service that requires transmission to be broadcast from a satellite to a receiver unit. Television through satellite uses relayed signals from a Satellite in space to a Shaw Direct receiver to provide TV services throughout Canada. To enjoy satellite TV services, you will typically require a satellite dish and a satellite receiver (which acts as your PVR as well). Learn more about satellite television on Wikipedia.

How do I know if Shaw Direct provides satellite TV services in my area?

Shaw Direct services are available across Canada! From BC to Newfoundland and everywhere in between Shaw Direct is all you need! You can also visit our Website or contact us directly @ 1-888-554-7827. Learn more about why Shaw Direct is a great choice for satellite TV.

What satellite TV equipment is included in a Shaw Direct satellite TV package?

You can choose between 2 different types of receivers and can have up to 6 receivers per residential account.




What channels do we get with a Shaw Direct satellite TV package?

Shaw Direct currently carries over 350 channels in High Definition (HD), plus over 90 audio channels. Visit for a full list of all programming options.

Where can I find a list of Shaw Direct’s satellite TV packages?

Visit our Shaw Direct Channels page for a full list of channels and packaging offered. You can see which channels you currently subscribe to by signing into your Shaw Direct account at, and clicking "TV" on the left-hand side.


How do I know which Shaw Direct satellite TV package is best for me?

You can check out a full list of all Shaw Direct packages by visiting our current Shaw Direct TV packages.