SOURCE: Norsat International Inc.

March 12, 2008 10:00 ET

Norsat International to Hold Investor Conference Call on Wednesday, March 19, 2008

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - March 12, 2008) - Norsat International Inc. ("Norsat) (TSX: NII) (OTCBB: NSATF) today announced that it plans to release its fourth quarter and year end financial results on Wednesday, March 19, 2008. Management will hold a conference call that same day at 5:00 p.m. (ET) to discuss the results. Dr. Amiee Chan, Norsat's President and CEO, cordially invites all interested parties to participate in the conference call.

CONFERENCE CALL DETAILS:
DATE:                           Wednesday, March 19, 2008
TIME:                           5:00 p.m. ET
DIAL-IN NUMBER:                 1-888-300-0053 or 647-427-3420
REFERENCE NUMBER:               38371491

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