SOURCE: Unity Wireless Corporation

March 05, 2007 05:31 ET

Unity Wireless Enters Fast Growth Africa Market

Recent Focus on African Business Brings First Orders of Approximately $200,000

BELLINGHAM, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 5, 2007 -- Unity Wireless Corporation (OTCBB: UTYW) today announced that its regional African business development strategy, launched late last year, has rapidly brought in first orders of approximately $200,000. These are the first in a series of orders that are expected to continue as the clients deploy their networks.

Unity's systems are being deployed in South Africa and Cameroon supporting the continent's strong Internet Service Provider network expansion in an area of the world where geography and climate make reliable wire line deployment impractical.

While Internet uptake is growing strongly, market penetration is still very low due to the lack of reliable phone lines. In early 2006 ISP subscriber accounts across the continent were estimated at between 5.5 and 6 million, up significantly from around 2 million a year earlier. Most of the ISP subscriber growth is based in Northern Africa and South Africa. However, each computer with an Internet or e-mail connection in Africa on average supports 3 to 4 users(1).

"We are pleased to see the growing recognition of Unity's product line in new global regions and applications. With these first orders from Africa, coming so quickly after the launch of our marketing effort, we are looking forward to accelerating success throughout this territory in 2007," said Ilan Kenig, CEO of Unity Wireless.

About Unity Wireless

Unity Wireless is a world class provider of wireless coverage enhancement solutions for cellular operators and custom subsystems for network infrastructure manufacturers. For more information about Unity Wireless, visit

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(1) -- 2006 African Broadband and Internet Market report, 2007 Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd.

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