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Wi-LAN Launches New Web Site


"The Future of High-Speed Wireless" Built Into Company Image

Calgary, Alberta
February 9, 2000

Wi-LAN Inc., an innovator of high-speed wireless data/Internet communications today launched its new website located at In keeping with the theme the future of high-speed wireless, the new website highlights Wi-LAN’s focus on its patented wireless technology and on wireless access products, targeting service providers. The website also details the Company vision of ‘Network Living’(TM) - a lifestyle change bringing wireless connectivity anywhere, anytime to anyone.

For years, people have been wondering what the world would look like at the turn of the millennium. Imagine being able to browse the web from a park, or being able to turn on the VCR or watch a news clip while you’re stuck in traffic. What about the possibility of setting up a home office that operates without wires or monthly line charges? And how about the idea that, even when you’re not at home, you can still control all of the environmental settings there, from lights to air-conditioning?

This is no longer a remote possibility - the technology needed to make this a reality is available. Wi-LAN has named this concept of being able to control your environment wirelessly as Network Living. Network Living is more about a lifestyle change, to one where we all live with the ease of wireless communication in our every day tasks. Wi-LAN patented W-OFDM technology is at the core of this new way of life.

"We are excited about bringing ‘the future of high-speed wireless’ to our customers, shareholders, and web users," says Wanda Posehn, Vice President Marketing, Wi-LAN Inc. "This new image will give our readers a detailed understanding of our technology and products and their applications, today and in the future."

The new website also includes a section for investor information, highlights of the successes of the company and its customers and career and channel sections.

With our Interactive Analyst Center (IAC), historical financial data, both quarterly and annual, is available in an easy to access spreadsheet format. View and export our financial statements, non-GAAP reconciliations as well as share information.


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