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SIERRA WIRELESS MODEM AIRCARD 875 PC CARD DEBUTS.

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (NASDAQ:TSX:) (NASDAQ:SW), is supplying the AirCard(R) 875 wireless wide area PC card to Telstra for use on Telstra's Next G(TM) network. The card, now available in Australia, is one of the latest additions to the Sierra Wireless AirCard product line and offers high-speed connectivity to 3G and HSDPA networks worldwide.

"We are pleased to collaborate once again with Telstra to offer the company's mobile data customers leading edge wireless technology," said Dan Schieler, senior vice president, Worldwide Sales for Sierra Wireless. "The AirCard 875 offers Telstra customers fast, reliable network access with the additional benefit of worldwide high-speed roaming to provide international travelers with a simple connection to the people and information they need to reach to work efficiently on the move."

Sierra Wireless AirCard 875

The AirCard 875 is a Type II PC Card with a fixed antenna, supporting peak theoretical data rates of up to 3.6 Mbps on HSDPA networks and is upgradeable to support future network upgrades providing peak data rates of up to 7.2 Mbps(x). The AirCard 875 supports HSDPA and UMTS on the 2100, 1900, and 850 MHz frequency bands, plus EDGE and GPRS on the 1900, 1800, 900, and 850 MHz bands, allowing one card to operate at the best available speed on wireless networks worldwide. In addition to the increased data speed and worldwide roaming capability, the AirCard 875 offers several new advanced features:

- Receiver equalization enables reductions in signal interference and better throughput, which is particularly beneficial to customers in urban areas with high levels of signal noise; - High-performance antenna in a rugged housing includes integrated status indicator lights and a new low profile design.

Subject to network support.

For more information about the Sierra Wireless AirCard 875 PC card for HSDPA networks, visit http://www.sierrawireless.com/product/ac875.aspx. To contact the Sierra Wireless Sales Desk, call +1 604-232-1488 or

About Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless develops and markets reliable, high quality wireless communications products that provide mobile professionals with data and voice access to wide area wireless networks. The Sierra Wireless product portfolio includes the award-winning AirCard(R) line of wireless modems, embedded modules for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and the MP line of rugged, vehicle-mounted wireless modems. Sierra Wireless also offers professional services to OEM customers during product development, leveraging the company's expertise in wireless design and integration to provide built-in wireless connectivity for notebook computers and other portable computing devices. Sierra Wireless is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, with additional offices in Carlsbad, California, London, and Hong Kong.

For more information, visit http://www.sierrawireless.com or call 604/232-1445.
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