Sasktel Uses Tektronix

Canadian communications provider to monitor voice applications

September 11, 2007

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BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Tektronix, Inc. (NYSE: TEK - News), a leading worldwide provider of communications network management and diagnostics solutions, today announced its GeoProbe Network Assurance solution has been deployed by SaskTel, the leading full-service communications provider in Saskatchewan, Canada to monitor TDM, VoIP and mobile voice and messaging applications throughout its network.

GeoProbe, part of Tektronix' industry-leading Unified Assurance suite of applications for management of next generation converged networks, provides SaskTel with visibility into all aspects of every call, enabling quick troubleshooting of customer issues across SaskTel's variety of unique service offerings. This monitoring solution also provides a call trace capability for local and federal law enforcement requests.

"After a successful trial program, Tektronix' GeoProbe solution was the clear choice because it allowed us to enhance the level of service our customers have come to expect," said Kym Wittal, Chief Technology Officer, SaskTel. "With GeoProbe, we can now identify and respond to customer issues much faster than before. In addition, we are now in a better position to be compliant with future law enforcement requirements for providing surveillance and call trace capabilities over IP-based networks."

It was during this trial program that Tektronix worked with SaskTel to understand the intricacies of SaskTel's network and deliver a solution that met the demanding needs of SaskTel and its customers.

"As one of the most innovative service providers, SaskTel continues to show a strong commitment to delivering the most advanced services and features to its customers," said Doug Dickerson, Vice President and General Manager, Network Management, Tektronix. "By effectively integrating GeoProbe into their business processes, SaskTel gains the benefit of being able to support a wide variety of applications across the entire network."

Tektronix Inc.

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