Calian Technologies Ltd.

Calian Technologies Ltd.

August 13, 2007 10:22 ET

Calian's SED Division Signs $10 Million Contract

(All amounts in this release are in Canadian Dollars, unless otherwise noted)

KANATA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 13, 2007) - Calian Technologies Ltd. (TSX:CTY) is pleased to announce that its SED division has received a contract valued at approximately $10 million from Inmarsat to develop Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) for its new I-4 earth station in Paumalu, Hawaii. The new earth station will operate with the third I-4 satellite, which Inmarsat plans to launch in 2008.

Under the terms of the agreement, SED will provide the RF Systems for 2 earth stations. The high availability RF Systems will support satellite Tracking, Telemetry and Command (TT&C), as well as communications gateway requirements.

"We are very pleased to have been selected to provide these systems," said Brent McConnell, president of SED Systems. "Inmarsat is the world's leading provider of mobile satellite communications and this award affirms our position as a leading supplier of sophisticated satellite earth station RF systems."

About Calian:

Calian sells technology services to industry and government in Canada and around the world. Calian provides customers with ready access to an exceptional team of engineers, telecommunications and technology professionals, health care professionals and other highly qualified staff. The Business and Technology Services Division augments customer workforces with flexible short and long-term placements, recruitment and outsourcing of engineering, health care professionals and other skilled professionals. The Systems Engineering Division plans, designs and implements solutions for many of the world's space agencies and leading communications satellite manufacturers and operators, as well as providing contract manufacturing services for customers in North America.


Certain information included in this press release is forward-looking and is subject to important risks and uncertainties. The results or events predicted in these statements may differ materially from actual results or events. Such statements are generally accompanied by words such as "intend", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect" or similar statements. Factors which could cause results or events to differ from current expectations include, among other things: the impact of price competition; scarce number of qualified professionals; the impact of rapid technological and market change; loss of business or credit risk with major customers; technical risks on fixed price projects; general industry and market conditions and growth rates; international growth and global economic conditions, and including currency exchange rate fluctuations; and the impact of consolidations in the business services industry. For additional information with respect to certain of these and other factors, please see the Company's most recent annual report and other reports filed by Calian with the Ontario Securities Commission. Calian disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. No assurance can be given that actual results, performance or achievement expressed in, or implied by, forward-looking statements within this disclosure will occur, or if they do, that any benefits may be derived from them.

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    Ray Basler
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Calian Technologies Ltd.
    Jacqueline Gauthier
    Chief Financial Officer