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Shaw completes Cancom purchase

DTH service becoming a private entity

TORONTO — Canadian Satellite Communications (Cancom) is now wholly owned by cabler Shaw Communications, which is taking the satellite company private.

Shaw, which already held 62% of Cancom, took the remainder of the company in a share swap. Cancom offers direct-to-home TV service through subsid Star Choice Communications. Company also has a business service division and a satellite-to-cable program distribution division.

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