* Polatis beefs up sales team with new hires
By Mike Robuck
Polatis, a manufacturer of optical switches, announced the hiring of three executives to its sales team. Stuart Santoro, formerly vice president of sales at Opvista, joins Polatis as director of telco sales, North America, while Sean Gordon was hired as director of sales, video broadcast worldwide. Philip Benguhe was also hired as director of sales, defense and federal division.
* Shaw Communications’ lineup changing
By Traci Patterson
Shaw Communications’ channel lineup will change next week – in the markets of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario – such as the addition of NHL Centre Ice. Shaw offers broadband, cable TV, high-speed Internet, satellite DTH, and digital phone and telecom services to about 3.2 million subscribers in Canada.