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Three New Customer Wins for Sandvine's Traffic Management Solutions

Monday, September 13, 2010

Three New Customer Wins for Sandvine's Traffic Management Solutions07:00 EDT Monday, September 13, 2010WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 13, 2010) - Attention: Technology EditorsSandvine, (TSX:SVC)(AIM:SAND) a leading provider of intelligent network policy control solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that it has won three new customers who have purchased traffic management solutions for their fixed broadband networks.Sandvine's latest customers are located in Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. All three customers have purchased Sandvine's Policy Traffic Switch hardware platform and Fairshare Traffic Management software for their fixed broadband networks. To date, more than 30 service providers serving over 90 million fixed and mobile subscribers worldwide have purchased Sandvine's Fairshare Traffic Management solution. "At a time when traffic management techniques are continually being evaluated and assessed by service providers and policy makers, these wins are even more rewarding," said Tom Donnelly, Sandvine's executive vice president of marketing and sales. "Service providers worldwide have a strong need to manage network congestion to ensure the highest possible quality of experience for the widest range of applications."Service providers, regulators and legislators alike are looking to advanced network policy control techniques, like Fairshare Traffic Management, as a means to help manage inherent competition for limited network resources so that the best possible quality of experience is preserved for the maximum number of subscribers for the maximum amount of time.Sandvine's Policy Traffic Switch hardware and related software allow service providers to create intelligent broadband networks through network policy control. Sandvine's solutions detect network conditions that trigger policies within the network to help service providers enhance subscribers' Internet experience. Sandvine's new customers exemplify the diverse benefits offered by network policy control.ABOUT SANDVINESandvine's network policy control solutions focus on protecting and improving the quality of experience on the Internet.Our award-winning network equipment and software helps DSL, FTTx, cable, fixed wireless and mobile operators better understand network traffic, manage network congestion, create new services and revenues, mitigate traffic that is malicious or undesirable to subscribers, deliver QoS-prioritized multimedia services and increase subscriber satisfaction. With service provider customers in more than 80 countries serving hundreds of millions of broadband and mobile data subscribers, Sandvine is enhancing the Internet experience worldwide.Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws and are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of such laws. Statements related to potential benefits of, and demand for, Sandvine's products or services including statements with respect to the features and benefits that may be achieved through the use of Sandvine's products or services and the relative position of these products vis-a-vis competitive offerings in the industry are forward-looking statements which are subject to certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include such factors as rapid technological changes, changes in customer architecture and equipment deployment requirements, the introduction of competing technologies, the risks and uncertainties of new product introductions, dependence on key supplies and other similar factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Sandvine to differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements. Sandvine assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACT Sandvine Jennifer Ross +1 519 880 2232 or INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT Sandvine Rick Wadsworth +1 519 880 2400 ext. 3503 or AIM NOMAD Canaccord Adams Limited Andrew Chubb/Simon Bridges +44 0207 050 6500