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Freescale Wins With WiMax

Processors from Freescale Semiconductor are driving the rapid deployment of cost-effective WiMax CPE products and base station installations

February 12, 2007

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BARCELONA -- As the WiMAX standard gains momentum around the world, communications processors from Freescale Semiconductor are driving the rapid deployment of cost-effective WiMAX customer premises equipment (CPE) products and base station installations.

Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX: VCM), a leading supplier of data, digital video and broadband wireless telecom products, uses Freescale’s MPC8248 PowerQUICC™ II processor for its new OSR3500 WiMAX CPE offering. Additionally, the Freescale MPC8541 PowerQUICC III device powers the Vecima VistaMAX OPC3500 and OBR3500 base station models.

“A number of top service providers today use Vecima’s VistaMAX family of products to deliver high-speed data, internet, video-on-demand and voice services to business and residential subscribers,” said Robert Forget, Vecima’s director of Wireless Sales. “Vecima is a dynamic company with innovative products that are gaining wide acceptance, and PowerQUICC processors from Freescale provide the power and processing intelligence to help our products stand out in the marketplace.”

Freescale Semiconductor Inc.

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