Shaw and Telus service comparation v.2010

Here, in Vancouver, most of the people use Shaw or Telus for their TV, Internet and Telephone.
Actually, Shaw is a Cable TV company. Telus is a telephone company. Now they provide the service crossover.
I do my third compare during last 6 years. I did it every two year.
The information based on the location of Burnaby, British Columbia.
The price or cost does not include device purchase, or some special promotion for new customer.

  Shaw Telus
TV Digital TV Basic

Optik TV essentials package $23.00

35 Channels, including The Knowledge Network, A-Channel, CITY TV Vancouver, KIRO – CBS Seattle, KING – NBC Seattle, TSC, W Network West, KOMO – ABC Seattle, KCTS – PBS Seattle, KCPQ – FOX Seattle, MTV, CBC Newsworld 51 Channels, including 11 HD, which are duplicated with normal channel. So it is 40 Channels.
Internet High Speed Internet
Optik High Speed $37.00
  • Up to 7.5 Mbps download speed
  • Up to 512 Kbps upload speed
  • 75 GB/month data transfer
  • 10 Personal email accounts
  • Up to two IP addresses
  • 5 to 15Mbps download speed
  • Up to 1 Mbps upload speed
  • 100 GB/month data transfer
  • 10 Personal email accounts
Telephone Digital Phone Lite
TELUS Home Phone $37.00
  • Call Display
  • Call Forward
  • 3-Way Calling
  • Do Not Disturb
  • Simultaneous Ring
  • Call Return
  • Anonymous Call Blocking
  • Selective Call Blocking 
  • Complimentary Directory Assistance lookup (411) for numbers in Canada and the U.S. (*7)
  • Enhanced 911 service displays your address to the dispatcher (*2)


Including 5 Features:

Unlimited local calling, plus:

  • Call Display2
  • Call Waiting
  • Voice Mail
  • Call Forwarding Variable
  • 3 Way Calling
Price $120.90 $97.00
Bundle Price $100.90 $97.00