Sierra Wireless USB modem to debut on Sprint Mobile Broadband Network

    AirCard(R) 595U USB modem offers access to the Sprint Mobile Broadband
    Network from a variety of computers, expanding mobile broadband beyond
    the laptop

    ORLANDO, March 26 /CNW/ - Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:   SWIR - TSX: SW) today
announced an agreement to supply the new Sierra Wireless AirCard(R) 595U USB
modem for access to the Sprint Mobile Broadband EV-DO Rev A Network. The
Sprint Mobile Broadband USB Modem (AirCard 595U) will be available next month
in Sprint sales channels, including retail stores and at, and
can be purchased for as low as $49.99 with a two-year subscriber agreement and
$50 mail in rebate. Sprint and Sierra Wireless are also demonstrating the
modem at CTIA Wireless 2007, held March 27 to 29 at the Orange County
Convention Center in Orlando, Florida (visit Sprint in Booth No.2987 and
Sierra Wireless in Booth No.3141).
    "We are pleased to collaborate with Sprint in the launch of our newest
product, the AirCard 595U USB modem," said Dan Schieler, senior vice
president, Worldwide Sales for Sierra Wireless. "With value-added features
like the included desktop docking cradle, access to Sprint Location Services
with the latest version of Sprint Connection Manager, and battery boosted
power for better performance in a variety of coverage areas, the AirCard 595U
delivers a best-in-class solution for data customers looking for the
flexibility that a USB interface provides."
    The stylish and compact AirCard 595U USB modem can be plugged directly
into the USB ports of notebook or desktop computers, or can be connected
through an included docking cradle. This offers an alternative for customers
without PCMCIA card slots and allows them to move a single wireless data
service between multiple computers. The AirCard 595U includes an internal
battery to ensure optimal performance, and offers GPS capability to enable
"locate and search" functionality. The AirCard 595U supports both Windows and
Macintosh operating systems.
    For more information about the Sierra Wireless AirCard 595U USB modem
please visit To contact
the Sierra Wireless Sales Desk, call 604-232-1488 or e-mail

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    About Sierra Wireless
    Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:   SWIR - TSX: SW) develops and markets wide area
wireless solutions for mobile computing. 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

    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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