Sierra Wireless modules integrate into Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWIC solution

    Embedded modules integrated into Cisco's industry-leading
    Integrated Services Routers, providing a highly secure business
    communications system

    ORLANDO, March 28 /CNW/ - Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:   SWIR - TSX: SW) today
announced that Cisco(R) has selected Sierra Wireless 3G embedded modules for
integration into the new Cisco 3G Wireless Wide Area Network (WAN) High-Speed
WAN Interface Card (HWIC) solution for Cisco Integrated Services Routers
    This integrated solution is part of the Cisco Internet Protocol
Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) architecture and is helping to enable service
providers to offer 3G wireless connectivity to enterprise branch office
customers demanding the highest-availability access to business-critical
applications across the wide-area network (WAN).
    Cisco's new 3G Wireless WAN card, which utilizes the Sierra Wireless
embedded Wireless WAN modules, provides a number of benefits to the
enterprise, including:

    -   Automatic WAN failover service for business continuity;
    -   Supplemental bandwidth access when the primary WAN link is over
    -   Rapidly deployable primary WAN connectivity for temporary sites and
        businesses requiring portability; and
    -   Rapidly deployable primary WAN connectivity for remote locations
        lacking wireline infrastructure.

    "Our collaboration with Cisco to bring 3G wireless connectivity to their
industry-leading integrated services routers delivered a high-quality fixed
wireless solution that takes advantage of each company's strengths," said Dan
Schieler, senior vice president, Worldwide Sales for Sierra Wireless.
"Businesses know and trust Cisco Integrated Services Routers and are looking
for the same high quality in the wireless connection. Sierra Wireless is
committed to addressing the fixed wireless market and delivering
high-performance, reliable products that enterprises can trust with their
bottom line. Working with a technology leader like Cisco is a key part of that

    Pricing and Expected Availability
    The Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWIC solution has been trialed by leading
network operators in the U.S and in Europe. It is expected to be available
starting in Summer 2007. For more information about Cisco ISRs and the Cisco
3G Wireless WAN HWIC solution, please visit and
    Sierra Wireless (Booth No.3141) will be showcasing the 3G Wireless WAN
HWIC solution with Cisco ISRs at CTIA Wireless 2007, held at the Orange County
Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, March 27 to 29.
    For more information about Sierra Wireless embedded modules please visit To contact the Sierra
Wireless Sales Desk, call 604-232-1488 or e-mail

    Note to editors:
    To view and download images of Sierra Wireless products, please visit

    About Sierra Wireless
    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 about
Sierra Wireless, please visit
    "AirCard" is a registered trademark of Sierra Wireless. Other product or
service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective

    Sierra Wireless Forward Looking Statements
    This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks
and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other
things, plans and timing for the introduction or enhancement of our services
and products, statements about future market conditions, supply conditions,
channel and end customer demand conditions, revenues, gross margins, operating
expenses, profits, and other expectations, intentions, and plans contained in
this press release that are not historical fact. Our expectations regarding
future revenues and earnings depend in part upon our ability to successfully
develop, manufacture, and supply products that we do not produce today and
that meet defined specifications. When used in this press release, the words
"plan", "expect", "believe", and similar expressions generally identify
forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our current expectations.
They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not
limited to, changes in technology and changes in the wireless data
communications market. In light of the many risks and uncertainties
surrounding the wireless data communications market, you should understand
that we cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements contained in
this press release will be realized.
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For further information:

For further information: Sharlene Myers, Sierra Wireless, Phone: (604)
232-1445, Email:

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