International Datacasting Corporation
TSX : IDC

International Datacasting Corporation

April 28, 2008 17:00 ET

International Datacasting Corporation Announces Authority to Proceed With Production Against a Master Order With Aggregate Value of Up to $6.2 Million

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 28, 2008) - International Datacasting Corporation (TSX:IDC) announced today that the company has successfully passed the conditions of a Letter of Intent previously announced on January 10, 2008 for the supply of a new generation of satellite receivers for the upgrade and expansion of an international broadband data delivery network. The contract has a total expected gross value of approximately $6.2M USD in the company's current fiscal year. For confidentiality reasons, the customer is not being named at this time.

The product being supplied represents an expansion of IDC's family of SuperFlex DVB-IP satellite receivers that features higher speed throughput of data, includes built-in conditional access/decryption and is capable of operating on multiple DVB-S and DVB-S2 satellite carriers.

"We are pleased that our product has successfully passed our customer's rigorous acceptance testing process. We are in full production and can now start shipping to our customer's sites," said Ron Clifton, President and CEO of IDC. "Our ability to meet evolving and exacting customer needs like those for this specific project is key to our objective of being the preferred supplier of broadband IP multicasting systems for a wide range of applications," he continued.

About International Datacasting Corporation (IDC):

International Datacasting Corporation, (TSX:IDC) is a global leader in providing advanced solutions for the distribution of broadband content via satellite. 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, distance learning, digital signage, digital cinema, IPTV distribution and other content distribution applications. 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.

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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