TELESTE ENTERS POLISH SYSTEM INTEGRATOR MARKET FOR IP VIDEO SOLUTIONS THROUGH ACQUISITION

TELESTE CORPORATION INVESTOR NEWS 1.9.2010 AT 10:30

TELESTE ENTERS POLISH SYSTEM INTEGRATOR MARKET FOR IP VIDEO SOLUTIONS THROUGH
ACQUISITION

Teleste has acquired the total share capital of Satlan, Poland, a system
integrator focusing on IP video and broadband solutions for Polish operators and
service providers.

Through this acquisition, Teleste is further expanding its market presence as a
video services solution partner for cable operators, broadcasters and IPTV
service providers. The Polish market is attractive due to its large size,
growing economy and rapidly developing competitive industry around TV services
distribution. The customers will benefit from Satlan's strong engineering
capabilities, intimate knowledge of Polish operators and product offering of its
existing partners combined with Teleste's global technology knowledge and
product offering on IP video and broadband solutions. Satlan's engineering
capabilities is also an important addition to Teleste's existing global team of
IP video professionals.

Satlan Sp.z o.o is a leading vendor of digital head-ends, IPTV solutions and
cable network infrastructure in Poland. In 2009, the net sales of the company
stood at approximately EUR 6 million. The impact of the acquisition to Teleste's
net sales for 2010 is estimated to be approximately EUR 2 million. The
acquisition increases the number of Teleste personnel by approximately 30
persons. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the deal. The
former owners continue to be in charge of management of the company. The
business will be part of Teleste´s Video and Broadband Solutions business area.

Teleste is an international technology group founded in 1954, which is
specialised in broadband video and data communication systems and services. The
group is active in two business segments, Video and Broadband Solutions and
Network Services; in both fields, we are among the global leaders. Video is at
the core of our business activities, with a focus on the processing,
transmission and management of video and data for operators and public
authorities who provide multiple video-related information, entertainment and
security services to end-users. Video and Broadband Solutions business segment
has the emphasis on product solutions for broadband access networks, video
service platforms and video surveillance applications. Network Services segment
deliver comprehensive network service solutions including new construction,
rebuilding, upgrading, planning and maintenance services of cable networks. In
2009 the group's net sales totalled EUR 142 million and the group employed 1260
persons at the year-end. The company has approximately 30 offices world-wide and
over 90% of Teleste's net sales are generated outside Finland. The company is
listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. www.teleste.com for more information.

TELESTE CORPORATION

Jukka Rinnevaara
CEO

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Mr Jukka Rinnevaara, CEO, Tel. +358 2 2605 866 or +358 400 747 488

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