Amplifier Sales Approach US$ 700,000 in January - New Appointments to Advisory Board

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 6, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Unity Wireless Corporation (OTCBB:UTYW) is pleased to announce that sales of the Company's RF (radio frequency) power amplifiers were US$ 692,900 for the first month of Fiscal 2001. Unity Wireless also welcomes telecommunications industry veterans Don Crowson, Andres Schneiter, Jack Garrison and James Nicholson to the Technical Advisory Board.

Sales of Unity Wireless Corporation's high power RF amplifiers for the latter part of January exceeded US$ 270,000 bringing revenues to over US$ 692,900 for the month. Over the past six weeks, Unity Wireless has continued to ramp-up production in order to meet current and anticipated demand for its products. This includes hiring several new engineers and technicians working in the areas of research and development, production and quality control.

As the Company continues to increase its capacity to design and produce its line of RF amplifiers, development is also underway towards introducing additional amplifier, sub-system and component products targeted towards current and 3G (Third Generation) wireless infrastructure markets. Helping to create and analyze these opportunities, several executives with relevant wireless industry experience have agreed to join Unity's Technical Advisory Board.

Chairing the Technical Advisory Board is Don Crowson with over 35 years experience as a research and development engineer, technical leader, senior manager and executive of several large telecommunications research and development organizations, including the Canadian coordination of worldwide research and development for GTE.

Mr. Andres Schneiter joins the Advisory Board with over 25 years of experience in the wireless communications field. He was Senior Director of the Wireless Communications Division at MPR Teltech (Part of BC Tel) in Burnaby, BC, and presently Vice President, Wireless Engineering, Norigen Communications.

Another addition to the Advisory Board is Mr. Jack Garrison, one of the world's leading experts in the areas of telecommunications systems, modulation techniques, and wireless propagation. He has over 40 years of research and development experience with such organizations as MPR Teltech Ltd., Lenkurt Electric Co. Ltd., RCA Victor Co. Ltd., and B C Telephone Co. Ltd. His fields of expertise include cellular systems, EHF broadband fixed wireless, digital radio systems, point to point FDMA radio systems, and digital TV satellite systems.

Mr. James Nicholson also joined the Advisory Board with 28 years experience in the field of satellite communications, both in military and commercial programs, and has been involved with many leading edge product developments for satellite systems and earth stations. He was President of IMT Communications Systems Inc. prior to its acquisition by NII Norsat International Inc. in March 1998. His most recent position was as Vice President of Norsat's engineering and operations divisions.

As Chairman of the Advisory Board, Mr. Crowson will work with Unity Wireless Corporation's senior management, engineers and customers while coordinating the various contributions made by the advisors. Their mission is to assist in the development of product lines and leading edge technologies to ensure Unity Wireless a greater position in the wireless telecommunications infrastructure market. More detailed biographies of Unity's Advisory Board may be found on the Company's web site.

About Unity Wireless Corporation

At Unity Wireless Corporation, we design, manufacture and market products that propel and support the rollout of the wireless network infrastructure. Our family of high performance RF (radio frequency) amplifiers, related components and wireless IP (Internet Protocol) gateways, are utilized in current generation cellular network base stations and supporting end-to-end data communications for industrial and commercial applications. For more information, please visit our web site at

Certain information included in this news release, as well as information included in oral statements or other written statements made or to be made by Unity Wireless Corporation and its subsidiaries, contain statements that are forward-looking. Such statements relate to the future anticipated direction of the wireless industry, plans for future expansion, various business development activities, planned capital expenditures, anticipated sales growth and potential contracts. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual operations or results to differ materially from those anticipated.


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