SOURCE: Norsat International Inc.

February 01, 2007 06:00 ET

Norsat Receives Order From Global TV

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 1, 2007 -- Norsat International Inc. (TSX: NII) (OTCBB: NSATF), a leading provider of intelligent satellite solutions, has received an order from Global TV to supply a turnkey satellite news gathering solution. Global TV, a division of CanWest Media Works, is a leading coast-to-coast Canadian broadcast network that reaches 96% of English Canada. The turnkey solution includes the supply of a portable satellite terminal, training and maintenance.

"Global TV joins CBS, Fox News, SKY News, ITN, BSkyB and others in entrusting their SNG requirements to Norsat International. Norsat's reputation for quality, portability and dependability continue to be a gold standard in the broadcasting industry," said Randy Witten, Vice President of Sales, Norsat International Inc.

Norsat's portable satellite systems are rugged, reliable and compact, making them ideal for even the most demanding conditions. With minimal training, operators can establish high-speed communications links quickly to transmit and receive large files, video and images.

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 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

About Norsat International, Inc.

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

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