Mitec Telecom appoints Robert Boisjoli and David B. Parkes to its Board of Directors

    MONTREAL, Oct. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - Mitec Telecom is pleased to announce
today that Mr. Robert Boisjoli, Chief Financial Officer at Xanthus
Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Mr. David B. Parkes, Chairman of SelectCore Ltd,
have been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors.
    Mr. Boisjoli will also be taking on the role as Chairman of the Audit
Committee. His extensive experience in the financial community at Hampton
Securities and Dundee Securities, as well as his present role as CFO at
Xanthus Pharmaceuticals, will be a great addition to the team.
    Mr. Parkes brings to Mitec many years of experience in the wireless
sector, including President and CEO of Sprint Canada and Executive Vice
President of Rogers Wireless.
    Mitec's President and CEO, Daniel Piergentili, stated, "I am very excited
about the addition of Robert and David to the Board. Robert will add
tremendous strength to our financial team and David's many years as a senior
executive in the wireless industry will be a great asset in providing insight
to Mitec to help expand sales to operators".

    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 a facility in China and in
California. Mitec Telecom Inc. is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under
the symbol MTM. On-line information about Mitec is available at

    Except for historical information provided herein, this press release may
contain information and statements of a forward-looking nature concerning the
future performance of the Company. These statements are based on suppositions
and uncertainties as well as on management's best possible evaluation of
future events. Such factors may include, without excluding other
considerations, fluctuations in quarterly results, evolution in customer
demand for the Company's products and services, the impact of price pressures
exerted by competitors, and general market trends or economic changes. As a
result, readers are advised that actual results may differ from expected
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For further information:

For further information: Daniel Piergentili, President and CEO, Mitec
Telecom, (514) 694-9000; Bruno Dumais, Vice-President, Finance and CFO, Mitec
Telecom, (514) 694-9000

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