Vecima to Demonstrate Next-Generation Cable and Wireless Solutions at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo

    VICTORIA, June 13 /CNW/ - Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX:VCM), leading Last
Mile Solution(R) provider for broadband wireless and broadband wired networks,
announces that it will demonstrate its latest cutting-edge cable and wireless
product lines June 20 - 22 in Booth No.549 at the 2007 SCTE Cable-Tec Expo.

    HyperQAM(TM) for Wideband Data, Switched Digital Video and DOCSIS 3.0

    The HyperQAM(TM) is a high-availability, Universal Edge QAM featuring
DRFI compliant RF modules and a seamless, software upgradeable platform.
Designed to support roadmap technologies such as Switched Digital Video,
M-CMTS and DOCSIS 3.0, the HyperQAM(TM) is a powerful and reliable addition to
any headend. Offering industry leading density - 128 QAM in 2 rack units - the
highly compact design allows service providers to do more with less. The
scaleable platform permits outputs to be added in increments of 1, 2, 4, 6 or
8. The HyperQAM(TM) is exceptionally reliable, with N+1 redundant, hot
swappable output modules, program-level input redundancy and independently
field replaceable cooling fans. Internal dual redundant, field replaceable
power supplies contribute to a highly available system. The HyperQAM(TM) Edge
QAM is the ideal solution for operators looking to accelerate the deployment
of next-generation features, reducing churn while simplifying their headend
with an all-in-one solution.

    VistaLynx Edge QAM for Video on Demand Services;
    CableVista(TM) Edge Decoder for Digital Simulcast

    The Vecima Networks CableVista(TM) Edge Decoder and VistaLynx Edge QAM
devices showcase a leading-edge, cost effective simulcast system, helping
operators move their channel lineups to the edge, speeding the transition to
all-digital. The CableVista(TM) decodes up to 24 digital video streams into
analog NTSC signals, while the VistaLynx allows operators to select their
digital channel lineups at the edge of the HFC network. The CableVista(TM) and
the VistaLynx are both key elements in a digital simulcast network.
    The CableVista(TM) is a one rack unit Edge Decoder capable of decoding
multiple MPEG-2 digital video streams to analog NTSC or baseband signals. It
can provide up to 24 RF, 12 Baseband or 6 Off-Air Phase Lock outputs in a
single chassis; output cards can be mixed-and-matched to suit the operator's
individual site requirements. The CableVista(TM) features 1+1 power supply and
input link redundancy, program-level input redundancy, and N+1 output
redundancy, allowing superior flexibility. Hot swappable output modules, power
supplies and fans add to the CableVista's industry leading reliability. The
CableVista(TM) has been approved by all major Multiple Service Operators in
the United States.
    The VistaLynx Edge QAM is a high density, GbE to QAM gateway that offers
high performance operation for Video on Demand (VOD) services. Featuring
24 QAM channels in 1 rack unit, the VistaLynx is ideal for cable operators
requiring cost effective solutions for their digital video services. The
exceptional modularity allows for a pay-as-you-grow philosophy while dual
power supplies, 1+1 input redundancy and hot-swap ability provide superior
reliability. The VistaLynx is the ideal solution for operators looking to
offer next-generation VOD services while minimizing capital outlay.

    Wireless Solutions for Broadband Plant Extensions and Quadruple Play

    The WaveRider Last Mile Solution by Vecima Networks is the world's most
advanced non-line of sight (NLOS) broadband wireless system, designed
specifically for the 900 MHz spectrum. WaveRider offers a self-installable
indoor CPE, a ruggedized outdoor CPE and a mobile unit for in-vehicle use.
WaveRiders' robust 4.9 GHz and 5.8 GHz point to point and point to multipoint
radios are ideal for operators requiring up to 108 Mbps for high-throughput
backhaul applications. With over 70,000 units deployed, operators have come to
rely on WaveRider products for superior performance and reliability.
    As a leader in the WiMAX industry, Vecima is pleased to offer the
VistaMAX(TM) lineup of products based upon the IEEE 802.16d wireless standard.
Using Time Division Duplexing to maximize spectral efficiency and an OFDM air
interface to enable true NLOS connectivity, the VistaMAX(TM) solution provides
up to 22 Mbps of throughput in a 7 MHz channel. In addition to carrier-class
base stations and outdoor subscriber stations, the VistaMAX(TM) product family
also offers a picocell base station. The picocell is ideal for use as a signal
repeater, or as a cost effective solution to provide service to a smaller,
localized subscriber base. With over a decade of experience in the wireless
industry, Vecima has sold WiMAX units globally with deployments on five
continents. VistaMAX(TM) products are currently available for the 1.9 GHz and
3.5 GHz bands with a 5 GHz version planned as well as numerous other frequency

    About Vecima Networks

    Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX:VCM) designs, manufactures and sells products
that enable broadband access to cable, wireless and telephony networks.
Vecima's hardware products incorporate original embedded software to meet the
complex requirements of next-generation, high-speed digital networks. Service
providers use Vecima's solutions to deliver services to a converging worldwide
broadband market, including what are commonly known as "triple play" (voice,
video and data) and "quadruple play" (voice, video, data and wireless)
services. Vecima's solutions allow service providers to rapidly and
cost-effectively bridge the final network segment that connects the system
directly to end users, commonly referred to as "the last mile", by overcoming
the bottleneck resulting from insufficient carrying capacity in legacy, last
mile infrastructures. Vecima's products are directed at three principal
markets: Data over Cable, Broadband Wireless and Digital Video. The Company
has also developed and continues to focus on developing products to address
emerging markets such as Voice over Internet Protocol, fibre to the home and
IP video.

    Forward-Looking Statements

    Certain statements in this news release may constitute forward-looking
statements which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other
factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the
Company, or industry results, to be materially different from any future
results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements. When used in this news release, such statements
are generally identified by the use of such words as "may", "will", "expect",
"believe", "plan", "intend" and other similar terminology. These statements
reflect Vecima's current expectations regarding future events and operating
performance and speak only as of the date of this news release.
Forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties, should
not be read as guarantees of future performance or results, and will not
necessarily be accurate indications of whether or not such results will be
achieved. A number of factors including, but not limited to, the factors
discussed under "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Information Form dated
September 27, 2006 available on SEDAR (, could cause actual
results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking
statements. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this news
release are based upon what management of the Company believes are reasonable
assumptions, the Company cannot assure investors that actual results will be
consistent with these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking
statements are made as of the date of this news release, and the Company
assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or

For further information:

For further information: Vecima Networks: Alan Brick, IRO, (250)

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