Mitec appoints Jeffrey Mandel to lead Investor and Market Relations



    MONTREAL, Jan. 9 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Mitec Telecom (TSX: MTM), a
leading designer and manufacturer of wireless and satellite components,
appointed Jeffrey Mandel as director, investor and corporate relations. In his
new position, Mandel will be responsible for creating and managing an
integrated marketing communications strategy for Mitec. Mandel will manage
Mitec's communications with investors and other relevant functions such as
executive communications, analyst relations and public relations.
    "I am looking forward to continuing to work with Jeffrey as we create a
more current and complete understanding of Mitec, including our capabilities
and achievements," said Dan Piergentili, President and Chief Executive Officer
for Mitec. "Jeffrey has extensive experience in creating timely and accurate
financial reporting for the investment community. We are confident in
Jeffrey's ability to enhance our public profile and contribute to the growth
of the company. We are currently in the process of re-launching our website in
parallel with this initiative."
    "In my almost two years on the company's Board of Directors, I have
developed deep insight into the strong future for Mitec," said Mandel. "There
is a great deal to be told about the Mitec story to customers, partners and
shareholders. Over the next several months I will be developing a more robust
stakeholder dialogue to better showcase our current capabilities and future
goals.
    "We have also been working closely with the Board on an exciting new
business partnership program we will announce shortly." Piergentili concluded.
    Mandel joined the Mitec Board in May 2006 and has been actively involved
in the company's financial restructuring initiatives. He is President of AMR
Securities Services Inc., a corporate finance consultancy which assists high
tech companies with their financial and commercialization objectives.

    About Mitec Telecom

    Mitec Telecom is a leading designer and provider of radio frequency (RF)
products for the telecommunications and satellite communications industries,
as well as a variety of other sectors. The Company sells its products
worldwide to network providers for incorporation into high-performing wireless
networks used in voice and data/internet communications. Headquartered in
Montreal, Canada, the Company also operates facilities in California and
China. Mitec Telecom Inc. is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the
symbol MTM. On-line information about Mitec is available at
www.mitectelecom.com.





For further information:

For further information: Jeffrey Mandel, (416) 694 9000 ext. 2107,
jeffrey.mandel@mitectelecom.com

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