WEGENER Receives $1.6 million order from Conklin-Intracom for IPTV Equipment

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008 
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WEGENER’s SMD-515 IPTV set top boxes to support premium IPTV services, such as HD programming, video on demand and integrated personal video recording (PVR)

DULUTH, Georgia — Wegener Corporation (Nasdaq: WGNR), a leading provider of equipment for television, audio and data distribution networks worldwide, today announced receipt of an order totaling over $1.6 million from Conklin-Intracom for SMD 515 IPTV set top boxes to support the IPTV offerings of multiple telco operators.

This order includes a combination of WEGENER’s SMD-515 set tops and remote controls for premium IPTV services, including: HD programming, video on demand and integrated personal video recording (PVR). WEGENER’s SMD-515 IPTV set top supports MPEG-4/h.264 and MPEG-2 decoding in standard definition and high definition video formats with optional digital video recording capability.

WEGENER SMD-515 SD/HD/PVR MPEG-2/MPEG-4 set top boxes, as a part of Conklin-Intracom’s fs|cdn® integrated middleware and conditional access IPTV solution, are in commercial deployment by Telcos and operators in the US and internationally. fs|cdn leverages the interactive capabilities of next generation communications networks to enable IPTV services and cutting-edge on-screen applications employing a unique architecture, combining middleware and conditional access, to enable operators cost-efficient scaling from 100 to 100,000 end-users.

“Given Conklin-Intracom’s expanding domestic and international client list for premium video services, we’re very enthusiastic about the future prospects for our relationship,” stated Ned L. Mountain, President and COO of WEGENER. “It’s extremely rewarding to see our optimized IPTV set top box leveraged as an exceptional, reliable platform from which telcos can build revenue-generating IP video services.”

David Hunt, VP fs|cdn Americas, states “Our ongoing partnership with WEGENER continues to produce fruitful results. They have produced a solid solution to meet the high demand for an MPEG-2/MPEG-4 SD/HD PVR set top box among our customers. We are very pleased with this outcome and continue to expect great things from this relationship”.

Conklin-Intracom’s order was received during WEGENER’s current second quarter of fiscal 2008 and is valued at $1.6 million. Shipments are scheduled for delivery during WEGENER’S third and fourth quarters of fiscal 2008.