Sierra Wireless expands European operations to meet customer demand

Configuration and distribution center located in Hungary to serve Sierra Wireless customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa
3GSM World Congress, Barcelona, Spain -February 14, 2007

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSX: SW) today announced that based on increased customer activity in the EMEA region, the company has expanded its relationship with Flextronics, its manufacturing partner, to add a configuration and distribution center for Sierra Wireless products in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary. The Zalaegerszeg Center is now operational and supporting configuration, customization, packout, warehousing, and reverse logistics for the company’s EMEA customers.

The addition of the new distribution center significantly reduces time required to deliver product to EMEA customers, and allows for greater flexibility in meeting customer specific product requirements and changes.

“Wireless data technology is evolving quickly, and Sierra Wireless is committed to working with our customers and distribution partners to deliver wireless data products to meet customer demand,” said Bill Dodson, Senior Vice President of Operations for Sierra Wireless. “The new Zalaegerszeg Center helps us to improve the level of service we can offer customers in the EMEA region, and allows us to be more flexible and responsive to their needs. We believe this will be of significant value to them, and that makes it the right move for the company.”

About Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR – TSX: SW) develops and markets reliable, high quality wireless communications products that provide mobile professionals with data and voice access to wide area wireless networks. The Sierra Wireless product portfolio includes the award-winning AirCard® 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

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