Ascalade achieves its first ranking in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50

    RICHMOND, BC, Sept. 20 /CNW/ - Ascalade Communications Inc. ("Ascalade"
or "the Company") (TSX: ACG) announced today it has made its first entry on
the 2007 Deloitte Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing
technology companies in Canada. The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program has
tracked the successful growth of Canadian-grown global leaders since 1997.
    To qualify for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranking, companies must
have been in business for at least five years, have revenues of at least
$5 million, be headquartered in Canada, own proprietary technology, and
conduct research and development activities in Canada. Winners are determined
by a panel of experts who evaluate and judge companies based on four key
criteria: competitive advantage; size, growth and market attractiveness;
management effectiveness and organization; and financial performance.
    "We are honoured to be recognized with other prestigious Canadian high
technology companies for our past business accomplishments," said Dr. Edmund
Ho, Chairman and CEO of Ascalade. "In the years ahead, Ascalade will continue
to strive to take on the opportunities and improve profitability by developing
and delivering innovative solutions to our strategic customers and partners."
    For complete information on Ascalade's ranking on Deloitte Technology
Fast 50, please visit
    For more information about Ascalade, its business and product offerings,
please visit

    About Ascalade:

    Ascalade Communications Inc. is an innovative product company that
designs, develops and manufactures digital wireless and communication
products. We deliver world-class products by offering our partners and
customers complete vertical integration, from leading-edge product design and
development to final production. Our products include digital cordless phones,
Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") phones, digital wireless baby monitors
and digital wireless conference phones. Ascalade products are distributed
under our customers' well-known brand names in over 35 countries and under 80
regional brands. These products were available in leading European and
American retail stores such as Radio Shack, Target, Best Buy and Wal-Mart, as
well as through online channels like Dell and Ascalade has design,
manufacturing and distribution facilities in Richmond, British Columbia (head
office), Dongguan (China), Hong Kong and London (England).

    About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50:

    This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50
program, which celebrates business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship.
The program features four distinct categories including the Deloitte
Technology Fast 50 Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (honouring early-stage
Canadian technology companies in business less than five years), Leadership
Awards (Deloitte Technology Fast 50-ranked companies that demonstrate
leadership in each of the four industry subcategories of emerging
technologies, hardware, software, and telecommunications) and the Deloitte
Technology Green 15 Awards (honouring companies creating innovative and
economically viable intellectual property in the burgeoning field of green
technology). Deloitte Technology Fast 50 winners are automatically eligible
for the prestigious Deloitte Technology Fast 500 ranking. Program sponsors
include Deloitte, Gowlings, GrowthWorks, CIBC World Markets, Stonewood Group,
Behr & Associates, and CATAAlliance. For further information, visit or call 1-888-6FAST50.

    Forward-Looking Statements:

    The discussion and analysis in this press release contains
forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. When used in
this discussion and analysis the words such as "will", "plan", "expect",
"anticipate", "believe", and similar words and expressions generally identify
forward-looking statements. These statements are not historical facts, but
reflect our current expectations. These forward-looking statements are subject
to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or
events to differ materially from current expectation, including matters
discussed more fully under "Risk Factors" in the MD&A portion of our 2006
Annual Report, which is available at These risks and
uncertainties include, among other things, risks related to: loss of
customers, dependence on key customers, downturns in consumer and enterprise
markets, economic downturn in key geographic markets, failure to develop new
products or to enhance existing products, short product life cycles and rapid
technological change, long sales and implementation cycles, future operating
expenses, competition, margin growth, strategic relationships, intellectual
property, defense of intellectual property claims, third party technology
licensing, software licensing, management of growth, suppliers and
availability of supplies and insufficient production capacity to satisfy
customer demand. There can be no assurance that our expectations will prove to
be correct. Consequently, all forward-looking statements made are qualified by
these cautionary statements and other cautionary statements and factors
contained herein.
    Ascalade disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

For further information:

For further information: James Chang, Marketing Communications
Specialist, Ascalade Communications Inc., Phone: (604) 204-2850, Email:

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