Wi-LAN Inc.
TSX : WIN

Wi-LAN Inc.

January 08, 2007 17:27 ET

Wi-LAN Announces Conference Call for 2006 Year-End Financial Results

OTTAWA, CANADA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 8, 2007) - Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN) ("Wi-LAN" or "the Company") will release its fiscal 2006 financial results for the period ending October 31, 2006 on January 11, 2006 before the financial market opens. Following the release, Wi-LAN will host a conference call and webcast at 10:00AM Eastern time the same day. Jim Skippen, President and CEO and Steve Bower, CFO, will review the year-end results and respond to callers' questions during the call.

Participants calling from Canada or the United States should call toll-free: +1-866-585-6398

Callers from other international locations may access the call at:
+1-416-849-9626

For those who prefer to join by webcast,
URL:http://eventcalls.com/console/console-login?active equals yes
Web Pin: 11 90 499

If you are unable to participate during the live conference call, the call will also be available via telephone until 11:59 PM on January 18, 2006 by calling +1-866-245-6755 or +1-416-915-1035. The replay pin number is 44 86 63. The conference call will also be available by webcast at the same URL noted above.

About Wi-LAN Inc.

Wi-LAN, which was founded in 1992, licenses intellectual property that drives a full range of products providing access in wireless and wireline telecommunications markets. Some of the fundamental technologies covered by Wi-LAN's patents include: CDMA, Wi-Fi, WiMAX and ADSL. Wi-LAN has already licensed its intellectual property to a number of major companies, including Cisco, Fujitsu and Nokia.

Forward-looking Information

Certain statements in this release, other than statements of historical fact, may include forward-looking information that involves various risks and uncertainties. These may include, without limitation, statements based on current expectations involving a number of risks and uncertainties related to all aspects of the wireless and wireline communications industry and the global economy. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not restricted to: the almost exclusive reliance of the Company on licensing its patent portfolio to generate revenues and cash flows; that the Company may be required to establish the enforceability of its patents in court to obtain material licensing revenues; that the Company will need to acquire or develop new patents to continue to grow its business; that the Company requires investment to translate its intellectual property position into sustainable profit in the market; that the Company is dependent on the performance of its key officers and employees; that changes in patent legislation or in the interpretation or application of patent litigation could materially adversely affect the Company; and that the Company has and may make acquisitions of products, technologies or businesses which could materially adversely affect the Company. These risks and uncertainties may cause actual results to differ from information contained herein, when estimates and assumptions have been used to measure and report results. There can be no assurance that such forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate. Actual result and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. These and all subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements are based on the estimates and opinions of management on the dates they are made and expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice. The Company assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements should circumstances or management's estimates or opinions change.

All trademarks and brands mentioned in this release are the property of their respective owners.

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