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Shaw Communications Inc. F3Q10 (Qtr End 05/31/10) Earnings Call Transcript

Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR)

F3Q10 (Qtr End 05/31/10) Earnings Call Transcript

June 30, 2010 4:00 pm ET


Jim Shaw – CEO & Vice Chair

Steve Wilson – SVP & CFO

Brad Shaw – EVP

Peter Bissonnette – President

Michael D`Avella – SVP, Planning


Steve Harris [ph] – BofA/Merrill Lynch

Tim Casey – BMO Capital Markets

Vince Valentini – TD Newcrest

Greg MacDonald – National Bank Financial

Phillip Huang – UBS Equities

Jeff Fan – Scotia Capital Markets

Dvai Ghose – Canaccord Genuity

Maher Yaghi – Desjardins

Peter MacDonald – GMP Securities



Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Shaw Communications fiscal 2010 third quarter conference call. Today’s call will be hosted by Mr. Jim Shaw, Vice Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Shaw Communications. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator instructions) If the press has any question, please Mr. Shaw’s office after the call.

Before we begin, management would like to remind listeners that comments made during today’s call will include forward-looking information and there are risks that actual results could differ materially. Please refer to the Company’s publicly filed documents for more details on assumptions and risks. Mr. Shaw, it is now pleasure to turn the call over to you. Please go ahead, sir.

Jim Shaw

Thank you, operator. And welcome to our third quarter results and thank you for joining us today. With me today we have our whole top team, which would be Mr. Peter Bissonnette, President; Mr. Brad Shaw, Executive Vice President; Mr. Steve Wilson, Chief Financial Officer; Mr. Michael D`Avella, Senior Vice President of Planning; Mr. Ken Stein, Senior Vice President of Regulatory; and Mr. Jean Brazeau, Senior Vice President of Regulatory also, and it’s kind of a duplicate [ph] there; and Mr. Jay Mehr, Group Vice President of Shaw Cable Operations; and Mr. Jim Cummins, Group Vice President of Satellite Operations; Mr. Paul Robertson, Group Vice President of Broadcast Services, I guess we call it; and also Mr. Trevor English who works in our whole investment area. So we are happy to welcome you here today. I will keep my comments short as you have already reviewed our results, which were released this morning.

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