International Datacasting Corporation

International Datacasting Corporation

April 22, 2009 16:30 ET

IDC Wins Major Radio Contract From German Public Broadcaster Sud-West-Rundfunk

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO and LAS VEGAS, NEVADA--(Marketwire - April 22, 2009) - International Datacasting, (TSX:IDC), a global leader in providing advanced solutions for the distribution of broadband multimedia content via satellite, announced today it's wholly owned subsidiary and European base of operations PROFline B.V., has been awarded a contract to provide a next generation satellite distribution network to German public broadcaster Sud-West-Rundfunk (SWR).

Based in Stuttgart, SWR is the second largest broadcasting corporation of the ARD (Consortium of public-law broadcasting institutions of Germany). With two TV stations and several radio stations, SWR covers the southwest region of Germany, an area of 55,600 square kilometers and reaches an estimated 14.7 million residents. The value of the contract is not being disclosed for competitive reasons.

Under the contract PROFline will provide a complete end-to-end system including their latest generation SFD-IP Rebroadcast receivers and DMM-IP, Digital Stereo Encoders to SWR. The PROFline SFD-IP and DMM-IP are state of the art broadcast products providing uncompromised reception and rebroadcasting encoding in professional FM transmitter sites.

The FM technology provided by PROFline allows SWR to maintain and improve their high quality FM radio network. Both products provide technology in accordance with German standardization and have been adapted to the broadcasters' specific needs. The FM SFD-IP Rebroadcast receivers and DMM-IP, Digital Stereo Encoders will be deployed across the entire SWR radio network and will be the backbone of analogue FM transmission for the network.

"We are very pleased with this new order from SWR. They have chosen the PROFline product because of our long term relationship, continued commitment to product development and our outstanding technical support", said Ron Clifton, IDC President and CEO. "This is a very important win for our European team as we continue to demonstrate our leadership in this market," he added.

"I am pleased and very proud to have won this contract," said Berry Eskes, PROFline's Director Marketing & Sales "SWR is known for their demanding standards for high quality audio performance and equipment reliability."

The announcement was made during NAB 2009, the broadcast community's largest annual gathering that brings together content providers and distributors under one roof for a week long exhibition and conference.

About International Datacasting Corporation and PROFline BV (IDC):

IDC (TSX:IDC) provides advanced products, systems and services for the implementation of broadband wireless infrastructure networks used to distribute broadband multimedia data. IDC is at the forefront of delivering IP-based datacasting solutions via satellite and content distribution technologies with installations in more than 100 countries worldwide. IDC's products are in demand for radio and television broadcast networks, enterprise networks, distance learning, digital signage and digital cinema, high-speed Internet infrastructure and other multimedia content distribution applications. IDC is a recipient of numerous awards including the prestigious Canada Export Award for Innovation and Technology Achievement. IDC is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, operates in Europe through its wholly owned subsidiary PROFline B.V. in Arnhem, the Netherlands and has an established international network of value-added partners and distributors. Visit IDC and PROFline on the web at and .

This press release contains forward-looking statements that may involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially. Factors that might cause a difference include, but are not limited to, competitive developments, risks associated with IDC's growth, the development of the satellite datacasting market, regulatory risks, intellectual property infringement and other factors. IDC assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. More detailed information about potential factors that could affect IDC's financial and business results is included in the public documents IDC files from time to time with Canadian securities regulatory authorities.

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