Shaw Communications has announced that it has entered an agreement with Sunshine Communications to acquire its cable and Internet systems located in and around the boundary area of Grand Forks, B.C., approximately 200 km south of Kelowna.
“We are truly delighted with the acquisition of the Grand Forks, Midway, Greenwood, Rock Creek and Christina Lake cable systems” said Peter Bissonnette, President of Shaw Communications, “this southern belle of a cable system complements our existing properties in the interior of BC. Grand Forks and the environs offers great synergies with our neighbouring cable operations and further enhances our cable clusters moving southwest from Castlegar.”
“We are proud of the cable operations we have built in and around Grand Forks” said Bill Gillespie who founded Sunshine Communications and its cable systems some 19 years ago. “Shaw’s purchase of these cable operations is a great deal for our customers who will enjoy an enhanced offering of entertainment and Internet services through Shaw.”