International Datacasting Corporation

International Datacasting Corporation

September 02, 2005 16:05 ET

International Datacasting Announces Appointment of New CFO

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 2, 2005) - International Datacasting Corporation (TSX:IDC) announced today the appointment of Ms. Susan Robbins Parsons as its new Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary.

Ms Robbins Parsons has many years of experience in corporate senior management--most recently serving as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Services with Kinaxis Corporation headquartered in Kanata, Ontario. She is proficient with both US and Canadian GAAP and holds an MBA from Dalhousie University. Ms. Robbins Parsons was also named one of the Ottawa Business Journal's prestigious "Top Forty under Forty" in 2004.

IDC President & CEO Ron Clifton commented, "We are thrilled to have Susan Robbins Parsons accept our offer to join IDC. Her solid financial and operational experience and strong background in investor relations will be excellent assets as we continue to grow the company. I'm confident that this appointment will further strengthen our Senior Management team and we all look forward to working with her."

Ms. Robbins Parsons will replace Marc Santerre who has decided to leave IDC to join a startup company in Quebec. Ron Clifton continued, "I would also like to thank Marc Santerre for his significant contributions to IDC over the past few years. His colleagues at IDC wish him all the best." (Mr. Santerre will continue with IDC until the end of September to ensure a smooth handoff and transition.)

About International Datacasting Corporation:

IDC (TSX:IDC) provides advanced products, systems and services for the implementation of broadband wireless infrastructure networks used to distribute multimedia data. IDC is at the forefront of delivering IP-based datacasting solutions via satellite and content distribution technologies. IDC's products are in demand for high-speed Internet infrastructure, enterprise networks, distance learning, 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 with an established international network of partners and distributors and installations in more than 75 countries worldwide. Visit IDC on the web at

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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