SOURCE: WEGENER

WEGENER

March 06, 2012 10:35 ET

WEGENER Partner, SSL, Expands Network Across Mexico

Continues Record Growth of Digital Signage Networks Using WEGENER Equipment

JOHNS CREEK, GA--(Marketwire - Mar 6, 2012) - Wegener Corporation (OTCQB: WGNR) (PINKSHEETS: WGNR), a leading provider of equipment for television, audio and data distribution networks worldwide, today announced Satellite Store Link (SSL) continues its record growth in Mexico. SSL utilizes WEGENER Compel® network control and iPump® media servers to manage digital signage and background audio networks.

SSL provides full service management, hosting and content creation support for satellite-based retail media networks. SSL is a major supplier of managed digital signage in Mexico, reaching approximately 8000 customer-facing screens. SSL's banking solution makes use of digital signage to inform waiting customers about available services, display general information, such as, currency exchange rates, and point customers to appropriate bank personnel.

"We love the versatility of the iPump platform," said Federico Escobar, Chief Operations Officer of SSL. "WEGENER provides a reliable media distribution platform to address many client requests, such as live video, digital signage, background audio, easy management of thousands of screens, and servicing multiple time zones."

"WEGENER congratulates SSL's continued expansion," stated Michael Smith, Management Consultant of Regional Business Development for WEGENER. "They have created an exceptional service model that many different retailers in the region are responding to."

WEGENER representative, Michael Smith, along with WEGENER Vice President and System Architect, Gary Pelkey, will be available in booth #764 at the 2012 Digital Signage Expo to discuss WEGENER's international and hosted digital signage solutions.

The Digital Signage Expo is the world's largest international trade show and conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology, and Out-of-Home networks. The 2012 exhibition will be held in the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 7-8.

To learn more about WEGENER at the 2012 Digital Signage Expo visit www.wegener.com.

ABOUT WEGENER

WEGENER® (Wegener Communications, Inc.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wegener Corporation (OTCQB: WGNR), is an international provider of digital video and audio solutions for broadcast television, radio, telco, private and cable networks. With over 30 years experience in optimizing point-to-multipoint multimedia distribution over satellite, fiber, and IP networks, WEGENER offers a comprehensive product line that handles the scheduling, management and delivery of media rich content to multiple devices, including video screens, computers and audio devices. WEGENER focuses on long- and short-term strategies for bandwidth savings, dynamic advertising, live events and affiliate management.

WEGENER's product line includes: iPump® media servers for file-based and live broadcasts; COMPEL® Network Control and COMPEL® Conditional Access for dynamic command, monitoring and addressing of multi-site video, audio, and data networks; and the Unity® satellite media receivers for live radio and video broadcasts. Applications served include: digital signage, linear and file-based TV distribution, linear and file-based radio distribution, Nielsen rating information, broadcast news distribution, business music distribution, corporate communications, video and audio simulcasts.

WEGENER® can be reached at (770) 814-4000 or at www.wegener.com.

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WEGENER, COMPEL, COMPEL CONTROL, iPUMP, MEDIAPLAN, UNITY, ASSURED FILE DELIVERY, PROSWITCH, VIDATA, the stylized W-design logo (for WEGENER®), and the stylized C-design logo (for Compel®) logo are all registered trademarks of WEGENER®. All Rights Reserved.

This news release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and the Company intends that such forward-looking statements are subject to the safe harbors created thereby. Forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as "believes," "expects," "projects," "plans," "anticipates," and similar expressions, and include, for example, statements relating to expectations regarding future sales, income and cash flows. Forward-looking statements are based upon the Company's current expectations and assumptions, which are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to: customer acceptance and effectiveness of recently introduced products, development of additional business for the Company's digital video and audio transmission product lines, effectiveness of the sales organization, the successful development and introduction of new products in the future, delays in the conversion by private and broadcast networks to next generation digital broadcast equipment, acceptance by various networks of standards for digital broadcasting, the Company's liquidity position and capital resources, general market conditions which may not improve during fiscal year 2012 and beyond, and success of the Company's research and development efforts aimed at developing new products. Discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties are provided in detail in the Company's periodic filings with the SEC, including the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K. Since these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results could differ materially from expected results. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date the statement was made. The Company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

Contact Information

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    Melanie Charles
    Marketing Manager
    WEGENER
    (770) 814-4048
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    Investor Relations
    WEGENER
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