Ignite Streaming (formerly known as Shaw Stream) is a video streaming device that can be used with your Shaw Internet service. Enjoy quick access to your favourite movies, TV shows, and more. Ignite Streaming combines popular video streaming services like Netflix, YouTube and Prime Video—all in one simple view—without having to switch inputs on your TV. It includes our iconic voice remote, with a sleek new design, so you can easily pull up all your favourite content.

How to get Ignite Streaming

Ignite Streaming can be bundled on your account with Shaw Internet service. A Shaw Internet subscription is required.

Visit Shaw.ca to get started or contact us for more information.


Ignite Streaming features

Learn more about the features of Ignite Streaming.

Quick and easy setup

  • Ignite Streaming is easy to install and activate.
  • Follow our Self Connect Guide and you’ll be up and running in minutes.

Simple home screen

  • The Ignite Streaming home screen is your personalized streaming dashboard.
  • Easily access all your streaming apps in one place, get recommendations, or pick up where you left off.
  • Visit How To: Navigate the Ignite Streaming home screen to learn more.

Voice control and search

  • The quickest way to find content on Ignite Streaming is with your voice.
  • Use our voice remote to navigate and find what you want to watch, and search across multiple streaming apps at the same time.
  • See How To: Use the Ignite Streaming voice remote for more details and voice command tips.

Streaming apps

  • Find apps for movies, TV series, music, weather forecasts, and much more.
  • Wide range of both free content and paid subscription services.
  • Watch in 4K UHD where available.
  • Check out our list of available streaming apps to learn more.

On Demand

Parental controls

Ignite Streaming hardware

Get the latest hardware with Ignite Streaming including support for 4K, voice search, and WiFi connectivity.

Ignite Entertainment Box (Xi6 or XiOne)

  • Top-notch video features like 4K, HDR, WiFi connectivity. Learn more.

Voice Remote (XR16)

  • Use your voice to search for content across multiple apps at the same time. Learn more.

Ignite WiFi Gateway modem (formerly known as Fibre+ Gateway modem)

  • Powerful WiFi connectivity for every device in your home. Learn more.


Frequently asked questions

Find answers to common questions about Ignite Streaming below.

Do I need a TV package subscription to use Ignite Streaming?

  • No. Ignite Streaming includes various streaming apps to provide a diverse library of content.
  • A traditional TV package subscription is not available with Ignite Streaming.
  • A Fibre+ Internet or Ignite Internet package is required to use Ignite Streaming.

Can I watch live TV on Ignite Streaming?

  • No, regular live TV channels are not available on Ignite Streaming. However, many of the included streaming apps may have similar content for you to watch.

How is Ignite Streaming different from Ignite TV?

How do I know if my Internet package is eligible to add Ignite Streaming?

  • Shaw Internet with a Ignite WiFi Gateway modem is required to use Ignite Streaming.
  • To stream 4K content from providers like Netflix, a minimum Internet speed of 25Mbps is recommended.
  • Note: Our Hitron modem is not compatible with Ignite Streaming. If you have a Hitron modem, please contact us about upgrading your plan to get an Ignite WiFi Gateway modem.
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