Sierra Wireless Targets HSPA

New Sierra Wireless embedded module enables market expansion with 900 MHz HSPA frequency support

September 29, 2008

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VANCOUVER -- Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR - TSX: SW) today introduced the MC8792V, the newest module added tothe Company's growing line of embedded modules. Designed for HSPA networks,the MC8792V is the first Sierra Wireless embedded module to offer 900 MHzfrequency band support, providing new and existing original equipmentmanufacturer (OEM) customers the ability to expand their product offeringwith this feature-rich mobile broadband solution.

The MC8792V embedded module can be integrated into a variety of OEMdevices, including fixed wireless terminals, point-of-sale devices, as wellas computers and ruggedized laptops, offering complete wireless datasolutions over HSPA networks utilizing the 900, 1900, or 2100 MHz frequencybands. The MC8792V module includes GPS support and enables hardware devicesto function as powerful communications tools with both voice and datacapabilities. It offers a cost-effective solution for OEM customers, whilemaintaining high-end functionality and superior performance.

"An increasing number of network operators around the world arecurrently considering, or are already using the 900 MHz frequency range intheir HSPA network deployments," said Trent Punnett, senior vice president,Marketing and Corporate Development, for Sierra Wireless. "The MC8792Vcaters to these companies, providing the same premium functionality andperformance that is expected of Sierra Wireless embedded modules whileenabling OEM customers to align themselves with other markets offeringmobile broadband technology."

Sierra Wireless Inc. (Nasdaq: SWIR; Toronto: SW)

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