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Wi-LAN and Tri-Vision Merger Recommended by ISS Canada


Leading Independent Firm Recommends Shareholders Approve Merger in June 28 Vote

OTTAWA, Canada - June 19, 2007 - Institutional Shareholder Services Canada Corporation ("ISS Canada"), the leading provider of proxy advisory services and corporate governance, has announced its recommendation for Tri-Vision shareholders to approve the amalgamation of Tri-Vision International Ltd. ("Tri-Vision") (TSX:TVL) and Wi-LAN Inc. ("Wi-LAN") (TSX:WIN). This recommendation follows ISS Canada's analysis of the TVL Management Information Circular, dated May 29, 2007.

ISS Canada is an independent firm which provides advice to institutional investors on how to vote their proxies, among other governance solutions.

The merger is subject to regulatory approvals and the approval by at least two-thirds of the votes cast at a June 28 meeting of Tri-Vision shareholders, as a well as a majority of the votes cast at the meeting by minority shareholders.

Tri-Vision and Wi-LAN announced the signing of definitive agreements to combine the companies on May 11, 2007. The boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved the transaction. The board of directors of Tri-Vision, having received the recommendation of a special committee of independent directors formed to consider the transaction, recommends that Tri-Vision shareholders vote in favour of the transaction. Acumen Capital Finance Partners Limited has provided the Tri-Vision board of directors with a formal written opinion stating that the transaction is fair, from a financial point of view, to the holders of Tri-Vision common shares. Senior officers and directors of Tri-Vision holding over 24% of Tri-Vision's outstanding common shares have agreed to vote in favour of the transaction and have signed a lock-up agreement.

"The ISS report provides strong independent validation of our view that this transaction is in the interest of our shareholders," said Tim Collings, Chairman of Tri-Vision and inventor of the V-chip. "By amalgamating with a well-capitalized, larger and more diversified company, our IP rights will be further advanced and exploited. We'll also be able to realize greater value from royalty and license payments for our technologies, all of which translates into greater shareholder value."

"This is a definite win-win for both companies," added Jim Skippen, Wi-LAN President & CEO. "With our combined resources, we are in a much stronger position to assert Tri-Vision's patents, particularly against the major players in the U.S. market. I believe Wi-LAN's solid financial position, our licensing experience and our broad and diversified patent portfolio will make it considerably more compelling for companies to take a license. It will also accelerate the process since companies will realize they can face litigation on many fronts with multiple infringing products."

Once completed, the merger will create a Canadian intellectual property giant. In addition to Wi-LAN's already strong intellectual property portfolio in the communications and consumer electronics markets, the combined company will have access to the high-growth V-chip market, the only solution to parental controls mandated by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

About Wi-LAN Inc.
Wi-LAN, founded in 1992, licenses intellectual property that drives a full range of products providing access in communications and consumer electronics markets. Some of the fundamental technologies covered by Wi-LAN's patents include: CDMA, DSL, DOCSIS, Wi-Fi and WiMAX. Wi-LAN has already licensed its intellectual property to a number of companies, including Cisco, Fujitsu, March Networks and Nokia.

About Tri-Vision International Ltd.
Tri-Vision International Ltd. was established 1986. The company is committed to becoming a leading international supplier of V-chip technology, multi-media and cable television technologies. Tri-Vision has been publicly listed since 1993, first on the Alberta Stock Exchange and currently on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) trading under the symbol TVL.

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For more information, please contact:

Wi-LAN Inc.
Steve Bower,
O: 613.688.4898
C: 613.697.7159

Lynne Bermel
Director Corporate Communications
O: 613.688.4898
C: 613.864.4058

David Garland,
O: 416.298.8551

Tim Collings
Chairman of Tri-Vision Board of Directors
C: 778-241-2047


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