Sierra Wireless Congratulates 3G A-List Award Winners



    VANCOUVER, Oct. 24 /CNW/ - Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:   SWIR - TSX: SW) is
pleased to congratulate customers honored last night at the fifth annual 3G
A-List Awards, hosted by Qualcomm at CTIA Wireless I.T. and Entertainment,
held October 23 in San Francisco. Sierra Wireless was named as a Supporting
Partner in the winning wireless implementation case studies of American Family
Insurance and ZoomSystems, and in the case study of Reactrix Systems, which
received an honorable mention.
    "The companies honored at this year's 3G A-List awards offer excellent
examples of the benefits available to forward-thinking enterprises willing to
make the investment in mobile broadband technology," said Dan Schieler, senior
vice president of Worldwide Sales for Sierra Wireless. "We consider it a
privilege to have played a part in their success."
    The 3G A-List Awards honor organizations that have implemented innovative
and successful enterprise wireless data solutions based on 3G CDMA standards
(CDMA 1X, EV-DO, and WCDMA/HSPA). Winners are chosen based on demonstrated
innovation, creativity, overall positive business impact and how the winning
organization exceeded business objectives by introducing higher return on
investment, reducing operating expenses, or increasing customer satisfaction.
For a complete list of the winners and finalists, and more details about their
wireless implementations, please visit www.3galist.com.

    About Sierra Wireless

    Sierra Wireless modems and software connect people all over the world
with mobile broadband networks that keep them in touch, informed, and
productive from wherever they need to be. The Company offers a diverse product
portfolio addressing enterprise, consumer, original equipment manufacturer,
machine-to-machine, and specialized vertical industry markets, and provides
professional services to customers requiring expertise in wireless design,
integration, and carrier certification. With 2006 revenues of $221 million,
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:   SWIR - TSX: SW) is headquartered in Richmond, British
Columbia, Canada with additional offices in Carlsbad and Hayward, California;
London; and Hong Kong. For more information about Sierra Wireless, visit
www.sierrawireless.com.

    "AirCard" is a registered trademark of Sierra Wireless. Other product or
    service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective
    owners





For further information:

For further information: Sharlene Myers, Sierra Wireless, Phone: (604)
232-1445, Email: smyers@sierrawireless.com

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