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Wi-LAN Receives "NetWORKS As Advertised" Seal Of Approval In Independent Product Test


Miercom awards Wi-LAN’s AWE 120-24 advanced wireless Ethernet bridge for functionality and performance.

Boston, Massachusetts and Calgary, Canada
June 26, 2001

Wi-LAN Inc. (TSE: WIN), an innovator of high-speed wireless data/Internet communications, today announced at WCA 2001 that its AWE 120-24 advanced wireless Ethernet bridge has earned the "NetWORKS As Advertised" award from Miercom, an independent networking consultancy and product test center based in Princeton Junction, New Jersey. The award came as part of Wi-LAN's participation in Miercom's Independent Certification Program, which put the AWE 120-24 advanced wireless Ethernet bridge through rigorous testing at the Miercom lab facility.

Wi-LAN’s AWE 120-24 advanced wireless Ethernet bridge was assessed on the basis of installation, ease of use, configuration, functionality, features and performance. As an independent networking validation center, Miercom's testing acknowledges that the AWE
120-24 advanced wireless Ethernet bridge, working with its current firmware v.2.0.0, works according to its published specifications.

"We are happy to receive this honour from Miercom," said Graham Smith, Wi-LAN's Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. "This type of third-party validation recognizes Wi-LAN's commitment to quality, and proves that Wi-LAN is designing industry-leading products."

"We would like to congratulate Wi-LAN for developing such an outstanding networking product," said Rob Smithers, President of Miercom. "Wi-LAN's AWE 120-24 advanced wireless Ethernet bridge product passed our testing program with flying colors and was subsequently awarded the 'NetWORKS As Advertised' designation, a monumental achievement recognized throughout the networking industry."

Wi-LAN's AWE 120-24 advanced wireless Ethernet bridge is an industry-leading 12-megabit-per-second advanced wireless Ethernet bridge for use in the 2.4 GHz license-exempt frequency band that supports point-to-multipoint, point-to-point and backhaul applications. Wi-LAN's AWE 120-24 advanced wireless Ethernet bridge is ideal for broadband wireless access service providers looking to offer high-speed Internet access, or for corporate enterprises looking to build and extend communications infrastructures.

About Miercom
Miercom, founded in 1988, is an independent networking consultancy and product test center located in Princeton Junction, NJ. The company pioneered the comparative assessment of networking hardware and software, having developed methodologies for testing products from ATM switches to network operating systems. Miercom is the Business Communications Review preferred lab called upon for Best-in-Test reviews, and is a proud member of the Network World Test Alliance. Miercom is the undisputed leader in the independent networking validation industry, and sets the standard for credible, competent, unbiased, and realistic testing. Additional information on Miercom's reports and services can be found at

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