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WEGENER’s Participation At SATCON To Promote Bandwidth Savings, Network Integration, And Distribution Control

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(October 1, 2008) - DULUTH, Georgia – Wegener Corporation (Nasdaq: WGNR), a leading provider of equipment for television, audio and data distribution networks worldwide, today announced that it will exhibit at the SATCON Conference and Expo—a Communications Industry event focused on content delivery over satellite, fiber and hybrid networks—which is being held October 15-16, 2008 at the Javits Convention Center, in New York, NY. SATCON will feature over 225 exhibits from major media industry vendors and has been united with two concurrent trade shows, HD World and IP Media, under a single umbrella called “Content and Communications World� or CCW. At WEGENER’s SATCON booth, company executives will be on hand to greet media companies, government agencies, telcos and enterprise firms, many of whom are shifting their operations to HDTV production and distribution. With over 30 years experience in managing and controlling point-to-multipoint multimedia distribution over satellite, fiber, and IP networks, WEGENER offers a comprehensive product family that makes it easy and cost-effective to schedule, manage, and deliver media rich content to either TV or PC screens, with reliable control over content delivery to every receive location. “We’re delighted to be part of SATCON as a resource for those seeking to deliver HD and SD video content and broadband data via satellite, fiber, and hybrid networks,� said Ned L. Mountain, President and COO of WEGENER. “At SATCON, we will be demonstrating WEGENER’s bandwidth savings strategies for commercial and private networks, such as seamless integration of file-based broadcasting, DVB-S2 and MPEG-4 technologies. We will also promote the versatility of COMPEL, our powerful control system to support multiple applications and networks simultaneously.� WEGENER’s product line includes: iPump® 6400, iPump 6420 and iPump® 562 media servers; COMPEL® Network Control and COMPEL® Conditional Access for dynamic command, monitoring and addressing of multi-site video, audio, and data networks; and the Unity® 552 and Unity 4600 satellite media receivers, which now supports next-generation DVB-S2 satellite demodulation as a standard feature. Among its many recent announcements, WEGENER reported that it received a $2.1 million order from Dial Global for its iPump® 6420 media servers for file-based radio broadcasting, and that it received a $1.2 million order to deploy its new iPump® 562 enterprise media server for a digital signage network serving hundreds of branches at a large bank. Additionally, WEGENER recently expanded its longstanding business relationship with Muzak, which bases its satellite music distribution service on WEGENER technology. ABOUT WEGENER WEGENER® (Wegener Communications, Inc.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wegener Corporation (Nasdaq: WGNR), is an international provider of digital solutions for video, audio, and IP data networks. Applications include IP data delivery, broadcast television, cable television, radio networks, business television, distance education, business music and financial information distribution. Compel®, WEGENER's patented network control system, provides networks with unparalleled ability to regionalize programming and commercials. Compel® network control capability is integrated into WEGENER® digital satellite receivers. WEGENER® can be reached at +1.770.814.4000 or on the World Wide Web at

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