SOURCE: Norsat International Inc.

May 01, 2008 05:00 ET

Norsat International to Hold Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, May 8, 2008

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - May 1, 2008) - Norsat International Inc. ("Norsat") (TSX: NII) (OTCBB: NSATF) today announced it will host its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, May 8, 2008.

WHAT:      Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
WHERE:     Norsat International Inc.
           110 - 4020 Viking Way
           Richmond, B.C.

WHEN:      Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

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 investor@norsat.com or by phone, 1-604-821-2808.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this news release relating to matters that are not historical fact are forward-looking statements based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, general economic conditions, changes in technology, reliance on third party manufacturing, managing rapid growth, global sales risks, limited intellectual property protection and other risks and uncertainties described in Norsat's public filings with securities regulatory authorities.

This information should be read in conjunction with Norsat's audited consolidated financial statements and related notes included therein for the quarter ended September 30, 2007, and the Management Discussion and Analysis for quarter ended September 30, 2007. The company's results are consolidated with those of Norsat.

All of the company's financial statements are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in Canada (Canadian GAAP). Additional information may be found at www.norsat.com.

Contact Information

  • For further information, contact:

    Dr. Amiee Chan
    President & CEO
    Tel: 604 821-2808
    Email: Email Contact

    Kristen Dickson
    The Equicom Group
    Investor Relations
    Tel: 416-815-0700 x 273
    Email: Email Contact