Shaw Communications is launching a next generation wireless service, which will provide its customers with a quadruple-play offering. Shaw recently announced it will spend approximately $100 million during 2010 and anticipates a wireless launch in late 2011.

“Next generation wireless encompasses much more than just cell-phones,” said Peter Bissonnette, president, Shaw Communications, in a statement. “We’re approaching wireless in an innovative, leading-edge way that will allow for a variety of exciting new mobile opportunities in- and out-of-home for our customers.”

Starting immediately, Shaw will focus on hiring wireless professionals in its engineering and IT departments, giving them the opportunity to build new products and services.

Earlier this year, Shaw announced a 1 Gbps fiber network. (For more, click here and here).

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