Sierra Wireless announces AirLink X Platform availability on the Bell Mobility high speed mobile data network

AirLink Raven X and PinPoint X enable robust wireless networking, business continuity and mobile data solutions
vancouver, B.C.-August 28, 2007

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSX: SW) today announced that the AirLink PinPoint X and Raven X have been certified and are commercially available for use on Bell Mobility’s high-speed EVDO Rev A network. These robust, wireless devices support the latest in high speed data technology and are backward compatible to both earlier EV-DO and CDMA 1X networks. 

The AirLink X Platform is designed to meet the needs of customers that require high-bandwidth wireless access to mobile broadband networks for applications as varied as fleet management, commercial wireless networking, remote monitoringutilitiesautomation, and security.  Compared to earlier models, the Raven X and PinPoint X offer increased system processing power to take full advantage of the network’s faster data speeds, with expanded memory within an enhanced and scalable architecture. Customers will benefit from download speeds averaging 600 to 1.4 Mbps (megabits per second) and upload speeds averaging 500 to 800 kbps (kilobits per second).

As with all Sierra Wireless AirLink devices, the Raven X and PinPoint X are powered by ALEOS™ embedded intelligence and provide an always-aware, always-on connection. ALEOS simplifies integration by managing device connectivity, maintains a persistent network connection, and enables comprehensive remote device management via Sierra Wireless’s tools and utilities.

“Launching the AirLink X Platform devices on Bell Mobility’s high speed mobile data network will enable us to offer customers exciting new solutions.” said Justin Schmid, vice president of the Mobile and M2M group for Sierra Wireless. “These highly intelligent devices will enable Bell Mobility clients to take advantage of a variety of powerful mobile data and wireless networking applications.”

AirLink Raven X
The Raven X is a robust communications and networking device designed to deliver reliable connectivity for broadband wireless data and mission critical applications. To expand its functionality and simplify deployments, the Raven X is equipped with both Ethernet and serial interfaces. The combination of an enhanced, robust processor, high-speed Ethernet and data session persistence provided by ALEOS make the Raven X perfectly suited for commercial wireless networking, e-commerce and business continuity applications. The Raven X is also Class I Div 2 certified for use in hazardous environments and compatible with numerous machine communications protocols, making it equally suited for a long list of remote industrial solutions, including utilities, automation and infrastructure.

AirLink PinPoint X
The PinPoint X is a compact, intelligent and fully-featured mobile communications platform with multiple peripheral connections, including serial, Ethernet and USB. Its high-precision 16-channel GPS receiver, coupled with the rich embedded intelligence provided by ALEOS technology, makes the PinPoint X the perfect choice for a broad set of mobile enterprise, public safety, fleet management and AVL solutions. With expanded I/O functionality in a separate connector that includes four digital inputs, four analog inputs and two relay outputs, the PinPoint X also offers extensive remote instrumentation possibilities. The PinPoint X is compliant with environmental military standards for vibration, shock, drop, high and low temperature and humidity. 

For more information about the AirLink Raven X and PinPoint X from Sierra Wireless please visit www.sierrawireless.com/product/airlink/ravenx.aspx and www.sierrawireless.com/product/airlink/pinpointx.aspx. For information on the Bell high speed mobile data network, please visit www.businessonthego.ca/airlink.

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About Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless modems and software connect people all over the world with mobile broadband networks that keep them in touch, informed, and productive from wherever they need to be. The Company offers a diverse product portfolio addressing enterprise, consumer, original equipment manufacturer, machine-to-machine, and specialized vertical industry markets, and provides professional services to customers requiring expertise in wireless design, integration, and carrier certification. With 2006 revenues of $221 million, Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR – TSX: SW) is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada with additional offices in Carlsbad and Hayward, California; London; and Hong Kong. For more information about Sierra Wireless, visit www.sierrawireless.com.


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