Sierra Wireless AirCard® 775 now available through DiGi Telecommunications in Malaysia

Multimedia Prospect Sdn Bhd (MPSB) to distribute the AirCard 775 in Malaysia for use on DiGi's EDGE and GPRS network
CommunicAsia 2005, Singapore -June 14, 2005

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSX: SW) and Multimedia Prospect Sdn Bhd (MPSB) today announced a distribution agreement for the Sierra Wireless AirCard® 775 wireless wide area network card in Malaysia. The AirCard 775 card is now available in Malaysia for use on DiGi Telecommunications' EDGE and GPRS network. Customers in the region can purchase the card from DiGi or from local retail outlets.

Mr. Loong Tuck Weng, DiGi's Deputy General Manager, Marketing and Strategy said, "When connected to our EDGE network, users will be able to enjoy data speeds three times faster than GPRS. This means greatly improved downloading speeds which are useful for downloading emails with large attachments, wirelessly."

"The AirCard 775 offers mobile professionals a fast, simple way to connect their laptops to the Internet, their email, or any other online information they need, utilizing DiGi's extensive EDGE and GPRS network," said Chew Chee Seng, Chief Executive Officer for MPSB. "The AirCard product line is known worldwide for high quality and reliable performance and we are pleased to work with Sierra Wireless and DiGi to deliver the AirCard 775 to the Malaysian market."

"Busy professionals need to be able to respond to their customers and colleagues quickly, regardless of where they are," said Jin Pak, Vice President Sales, Asia Pacific for Sierra Wireless. "With a laptop, an AirCard 775, and access to DiGi's network, mobile professionals can stay in touch more easily, enabling them to maintain their responsiveness and competitive edge even while traveling."

Designed for mobile professionals who are heavy data users, the AirCard 775 fits into a PCMCIA slot in a laptop computer and provides access to email, the Internet, and corporate applications over an EDGE network at data rates averaging 100 to 130 kilobits per second (kbps), with peak rates up to 216 kbps. The AirCard 775 card also supports global roaming, functioning on EDGE and GSM/GPRS networks on all four GSM frequency bands (850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz) used worldwide, making it a powerful tool for frequent travelers who need to stay in touch with their colleagues and access corporate intranets or Web-based applications while they are away from the office.

To purchase a Sierra Wireless AirCard 775 from DiGi, please visit, call +6016 2211 800, or drop by a DiGi Specialised Store for more information.

For more information about the Sierra Wireless AirCard 775 wireless wide area network card, please visit To contact the Sierra Wireless Sales Desk, call +1 604-232-1488 or e-mail [email protected].

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About DiGi
DiGi is a leading mobile communications company providing a comprehensive range of affordable, convenient and easy to use wireless services to simplify and enrich the lives of its customers. We create value for our customers by selecting the most appropriate cutting edge technology so that they benefit from products and services that give them choice, convenience and control.

We have an established presence as a leader in voice and data prepaid services with a number of firsts that have set industry benchmarks for creativity and innovation. These services are offered under the Beyond Prepaid brand name. Our postpaid service under the DiGi Postpaid brand name delivers high quality voice as well as value-added mobile content and data services to both individual and corporate customers.

About Multimedia Prospect Sdn Bhd
MPSB is always in the forefront when come to acquiring the best available telecommunications technologies for medium and large corporation in Malaysia. MPSB also delivers comprehensive card payment terminals, network solutions and back-end solutions such as Customer Loyalty Management System, Internet Merchant System, Multi-Purpose Payment and Prepaid Top Up System that help retailers, merchants and financial institutions generate revenues and increased profits. MPSB is headquartered in USJ Subang, Malaysia.

About Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless is a leader in delivering highly differentiated wireless solutions that enable our customers to improve their productivity and lifestyle. Sierra Wireless develops and markets the AirCard, the industry-leading wireless PC card line for portable computers; embedded modules for OEM wireless applications; and the MP line of rugged vehicle-mounted connectivity solutions. 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 owners.

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For Further Information Contact:

Sharlene Myers
Sierra Wireless
Phone: 604-232-1445
Email: [email protected]

Elaine Zarina
Phone: +603 5721 2529
Email: [email protected]

Chew Chee Seng
Multimedia Prospect Sdn Bhd
Phone: +603 8023 1880
Email: [email protected]

Crystal Ting Ai Kar
Multimedia Prospect Sdn Bhd
Email: [email protected]