SOURCE: Norsat International Inc.

December 15, 2006 08:00 ET

Norsat GLOBETrekker Brochure Wins Prestigious Marketing Award

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 15, 2006 -- Norsat International Inc. (TSX: NII) (OTCBB: NSATF) announced that its four color GLOBETrekker product brochure has won the Bronze prize in the 12th Annual International Competition administered by the Summit Awards organization. This prestigious award recognizes creative excellence using a rigorous evaluation criteria and a blind judging process.

"We are delighted by the response this GLOBETrekker brochure has received. We plan to project the same image of vibrancy to other elements of our marketing program," said Pervez Siddiqui, Vice President, Marketing, Norsat International Inc.

Throughout its thirteen-year history, the Summit Awards organization has established itself as one of the premier arbiters of communication excellence. Companies and individuals, from more than 50 countries over five continents, participate in its awards programs.

The brochure was designed by Vancouver-based Coastlines Creative Group, Inc. (www.coastlinescreative.com), an award winning strategic creative team focused on creating an overall integrated approach to advertising and design. The brochure has already been awarded the 2005 Spotlight Gold award by the League of American Communications Professionals and the Award of Merit by Creativity 36.

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This information should be read in conjunction with the Company's unaudited interim consolidated financial statements and related notes included therein for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2006, and the restated audited consolidated financial statements, related notes included therein and Management Discussion and Analysis for the year ended December 31, 2005.

All the Company's financial statements are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in Canada (Canadian GAAP). Additional information from the year ended December 31, 2005, and other information related to the Company, may be found on the company's website at www.norsat.com.

About Norsat International Inc.

Norsat International Inc. designs, engineers and markets intelligent satellite solutions for high-speed data transmission. Additional information is available at www.norsat.com. Further information is available through email at communications_investorrelations@Norsat.com or by phone, 1-604-821-2808.

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