Wavesat announces the appointment of Steve Carson as Chief Financial Officer

October 25, 2005

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MONTREAL -- Wavesat, a leading developer of WiMAX silicon, announces the appointment of Steve Carson as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Carson’s main mandate will be to implement Wavesat’s corporate growth strategies.

Mr. Carson has spent over 30 years as a financial and operational officer in the telecommunications and professional services industries, most notably as CFO of AT&T's worldwide consumer long distance business; as well as CFO of AT&T Network Systems (now Lucent Technologies); President, COO and CFO of Claremont Technology Group; and President and COO of Castek Inc. His financial and operational experience has allowed him to lead and transform early development stage companies through financing, operational excellence and execution, and scalable business models.

He began his career at AT&T in the late 1960s and progressively rose through the ranks of the global telecommunications organization, providing senior financial and operational leadership. He retired after 30 years at AT&T, and subsequently joined Claremont Technology Group serving as its President, COO and CFO.

"Wavesat is facing a rapidly growing market opportunity and to achieve our goals, we've tapped a senior finance executive to help us fulfill our mission," said Michel Guay, CEO of Wavesat. "As we continue to endeavor to develop and deliver leading WiMAX technology, Steve’s extensive financial, operational and executive experience in both public and private organizations will help us chart our next growth phase."

Mr. Carson holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Indianapolis and an MBA from Fairleigh Dickson University in New Jersey.

”I am thrilled to join a growing organization with talented people, innovative technology, impressive customers and tremendous market potential,” added Steve Carson. ”The company’s attractive selling proposition and leadership position are clearly resonating with customers in a challenging environment. I look forward to helping the team capitalize on the company’s strengths.”

Wavesat Wireless Inc.

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