Wi-LAN Inc.

Wi-LAN Inc.

February 02, 2006 09:00 ET

Wi-LAN Business Update Conference Call Today

CALGARY, CANADA--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 2, 2006) -

Conference Call Scheduled at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN) released news yesterday regarding its intention to exit the broadband wireless equipment business and the initiation of a global search to find a successor to Bill Dunbar, its President and CEO. Wi-LAN will hold a conference call to discuss this news today, February 2, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (3:00 p.m. Calgary time). The call-in number will be 1-800-275-2442 (toll free North America) or (973) 409-9258. Participants are advised to call in 10 minutes early. The call will be webcast from www.wi-lan.com and will be archived there.

A replay of the call will be available until 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on February 9, 2006 by calling 1-877-519-4471 (toll free North America) or (973) 341-3080. The access code for the replay is 7000822.

Wi-LAN participants will be:

Mr. Bill Hews - chair of the board

Mr. Bill Dunbar - president and chief executive officer

Mr. Keith Bittner - chief financial officer

Mr. Dave King - senior vice president & general manager - product division

Mr. Ken Wetherell - vice president, corporate communications and investor relations

About Wi-LAN Inc.

Wi-LAN is a global provider of broadband wireless communications products and intellectual property, offering effective, economic and secure wireless high-speed communications solutions. Wi-LAN believes its portfolio of patents is necessary for the implementation of WiMAX Forum Certified devices and devices using the IEEE standards 802.11a and 802.11g (the 2nd generation Wi-Fi Alliance standards). Wi-LAN is a charter member of the WiMAX Forum (www.wimaxforum.org). Detailed information on Wi-LAN can be found at www.wi-lan.com.

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