Sierra Wireless enters the India marketplace with distribution agreement for GSM/GPRS/EDGE products

June 2, 2004

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VANCOUVER -- Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW) announced today an agreement with Adino Telecom Limited, India's premier broadband solutions company, to distribute the AirCard(R) 750 wide area wireless PC Card and the rugged MP 750 GPS modem, for use on GSM (Global System for Mobile Communication) and GPRS (General Packet Radio Services) networks, and the new AirCard(R) 775 PC Card for EDGE (Enhanced Data rates for Global Evolution) networks, to customers in India. This agreement marks Sierra Wireless' first entry into the Indian marketplace and demonstrates its continued commitment to deliver wireless solutions to the Asia-Pacific region, building on recent distribution agreements in China, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, and Thailand.

Based in Mumbai, with service centers in all four regions of the country, Adino Telecom markets telecom products and provides system integration and custom-built solutions to clients across India. Under the agreement with Sierra Wireless, Adino Telecom will distribute the Sierra Wireless line of wireless products through over 4,000 existing outlets of its parent company, ONIDA Group, and to enterprise customers, mobile professionals, and government organizations.

"We see a strong demand for innovative wireless solutions in the Indian marketplace and are proud to partner with Adino Telecom to meet the needs of corporate, government, field service, and public safety customers across the country," said Andrew Harries, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Sierra Wireless. "With our GSM/GPRS product line available in India, customers will be able to enhance their productivity with fast and reliable access to mission critical information and data intensive applications even when in remote regions and harsh environments."

Sierra Wireless Inc.

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