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Wi-LAN ANNUAL MEETING TO BE HELD ON APRIL 2, 2003 IN CALGARY

03/25/2003


CALGARY, Canada - March 25, 2003 - Wi-LAN Inc. (TSE:WIN), a global provider of broadband wireless communications products and technologies, will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday, April 2, 2003 at 4 p.m. MST (Calgary time) in the Imperial Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Calgary, 700 Center Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta for the following purposes:

  • To receive and consider the report of the directors and the financial statements for the year ended October 31, 2002 and the report of the auditors thereon;
  • To elect directors for the ensuing year;
  • To appoint auditors for the ensuing year and to authorize the directors to fix their remuneration as such; and
  • To transact such other business as may properly come before the Meeting or any adjournment thereof.


  • Particulars of the matters referred to above are set forth in the Information Circular - Proxy Statement dated February 14, 2003 and mailed to shareholders.

    Dr. Hatim Zaghloul, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wi-LAN Inc., will chair the Meeting. Other speakers at the Meeting will be Dr. Sayed-Amr El-Hamamsy, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Mr. Keith Bittner, Acting Chief Financial Officer. Shareholders are requested to vote their shares by completing and returning the form of proxy that was mailed to them, as per the instructions thereon. Shareholders may also enter their voting instructions by telephone at 1-800-474-7493, or via the Internet at www.proxyvotecanada.com.

    Shareholders are encouraged to enroll for electronic delivery of documents. This service will provide access to company documents on a dedicated web site and allow shareholders to avoid receiving paper copies of these documents. Benefits of this initiative will be increased convenience for shareholders, reduced costs for Wi-LAN and the environmental benefits of reduced paper usage. Shareholders can take advantage of electronic delivery by following the instructions for enrollment at www.investordeliverycanada.com.

    Shareholders who are unable to attend the meeting are invited to view a webcast of the proceedings at www.wilan.com/investors.

    About Wi-LAN Inc.
    Wi-LAN is a global provider of broadband wireless communications products and technologies, specializing in products for Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (WMAN) supporting both broadband data and voice. Wi-LAN's broadband wireless access products are known worldwide for their high quality and industry-leading technology. Wi-LAN believes its W-OFDM patent is necessary for the implementation of devices using the IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g or ETSI BRAN HiperLAN/2 standards as well as the current drafts of the IEEE802.16a and ETSI BRAN HiperMAN proposed standards. Wi-LAN licenses its W-OFDM technology and has executed non-exclusive W-OFDM license agreements with semiconductor companies. Wi-LAN is the Chair Company of the OFDM Forum (www.ofdm-forum.com). Wi-LAN's common shares trade on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "WIN." Detailed information on Wi-LAN can be found at www.wilan.com.

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