The ShawPasspoint SSID allows for easier registration to Shaw Go WiFi on your Apple device. It allows you to register for Shaw Go WiFi from any location with an Internet connection, without having to be physically near a hotspot.
Did You Know?
SSID (Server Set Identifier) is also referred to as a network name because it is the name that identifies a wireless (WiFi) network. When you set up your WiFi network, the SSID is the name that you give your network.
ShawPasspoint is an improved method for connecting Apple devices to Shaw Go WiFi hotspots as part of the Wi-Fi Alliance Hotspot 2.0 Specification. ShawPasspoint makes registering and connecting to Shaw Go WiFi easier than ever when using a supported device. SeeFrequently Asked Questionsfor more information and troubleshooting tips.
Simplified sign-up experience.
Use theGet Startedpage at Shaw.ca to register for Shaw Go WiFi without physically visiting a hotspot. The Safari web browser must be used to complete registration.
Automatic connection to both Shaw Go WiFi networks. The ShawOpen and ShawPasspoint SSIDs will run alongside each other once you're registered.
All Apple devices using iOS 8 or later are supported:
iPhone 5 or newer
iPad 3rd generation or newer
iPad Mini 2nd generation or newer
How to connect to ShawPasspoint
Most Apple devices can connect to the ShawPassPoint SSID without physically being in a hotspot by using the Safari browser. Use theGet Startedpage at Shaw.ca to register for Shaw Go WiFi.
Non-compatible Apple, Android, and other devices can be registered while in a hotspot. Find a hotspot near you, and register with your device once you're connected.
Note: You will need your Shaw ID to register your device as a Shaw Internet customer. Learn more about registering for My Shaw.