SR Telecom & Co.

SR Telecom & Co.

June 16, 2008 06:00 ET

SR Telecom & Co. Sponsors WiMAX Forum Global Congress

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2008) - SR Telecom & Co. is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Media Zone at the WiMAX Forum Global Congress held on June 17 and 18, 2008 in Amsterdam (Netherlands). The WiMAX Forum Global Congress is the leading WiMAX and mobile broadband conference and exhibition for 2008 and is the WiMAX Forum's official global event. The company's sponsorship of the Media Zone provides direct access to members of the worldwide media covering the WiMAX industry, and positions SR Telecom & Co. as one of the leading WiMAX vendors. In addition, the sponsorship represents another important step for SR Telecom & Co. since its re-launch following the acquisition by Groupe Lagasse, a Canadian holding company specializing in the telecommunications industry.

"Our sponsorship of the WiMAX Forum Global Congress Media Zone is a public indication of our role in the WiMAX industry and is really the first opportunity we have had to meet face-to-face with influential members of the media since our fresh start as a new organization and part of the Groupe Lagasse family," said Serge Fortin, President and CEO of SR Telecom & Co. "By re-building our relationship with the global WiMAX media community and positioning ourselves in the centre-stage role as a leading vendor in the industry, we continue the process that will place SR Telecom & Co. at the top of mind of operators looking for WiMAX solutions that drive their business forward."

For the last 27 years, the SR Telecom & Co. team has delivered some of the most successful wireless systems in the industry and its technology is at the heart of some of the world's largest BWA deployments. Its latest generation symmetryMX™ product suite is a future-proof platform that supports both fixed and mobile WiMAX. symmetryMX delivers not only basic Internet access but also carrier class voice services, enterprise data services, and allows operators to easily develop custom applications, such as video surveillance.

About SR Telecom & Co.

SR Telecom & Co., S.E.C. is a leader in delivering innovative broadband wireless access (BWA) solutions that enable service providers to efficiently deploy quality voice, Internet and next-generation services in urban, suburban and remote areas. The Company actively promotes standards-based BWA networking through its role as a principal member of the WiMAX Forum. SR Telecom & Co. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Groupe Lagasse. For additional information, visit the Company's website at

SR TELECOM, symmetryONE, symmetryMX and symmetryMXe are trademarks of SR Telecom & Co, S.E.C. All rights reserved 2008. All other trademarks are property of their owners.

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  • SR Telecom & Co.
    Serge Legris
    Vice-president, Marketing
    514-335-2429, Ext. 4641
    MCG Media
    Mike McGrath