Wavesat, Sanmina Do WiMax

Pair agree on production and cost optimization of the WiMax mini-PCI

March 20, 2006

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MONTREAL -- Wavesat, developer of WiMAX chipset and software, and Sanmina-SCI, a leading global electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company, announced today an agreement for production and cost optimization of the WiMAX Mini-PCI. The low-cost, small-form factor WiMAX 3.5 GHz Mini-PCI modules are now available for volume delivery anywhere in the world.

The WiMAX Mini-PCI modules are based on Wavesat’s recently launched WiMAX 3.5 GHz Mini-PCI reference design, and incorporates Wavesat’s Evolutive™ DM256 chipset and MAC coprocessor. Plus, the WiMAX Mini-PCI modules are fully compliant with the IEEE 802.16-2004 standard, offer easy upgradeability to 802.16e-2005 for basic mobility applications, and support TDD and HFDD, 3.5 and 7.0 MHz bandwidths and modulation up to 64-QAM.

"We are excited to be working with a WiMAX pacesetter such as Wavesat," said David Dutkowsky, EVP for Sanmina-SCI’s Communications Infrastructure Division. "Wavesat’s unique WiMAX expertise and strategic positioning, in conjunction with our manufacturing capability and international presence, will result in tangible benefits for the WiMAX industry worldwide."

Wavesat Inc.

Sanmina Corp. (Nasdaq: SANM)

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