SpiderCloud Wireless Scales Operations With SMTC to Meet Demand for Scalable Small Cell Systems

SpiderCloud Wireless Scales Operations With SMTC to Meet Demand for Scalable
Small Cell Systems

Breakthrough Technology to be Manufactured at SMTC Facilities

TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX)
("SMTC"), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, announced
today that they have signed a new manufacturing agreement with SpiderCloud
Wireless, a leading provider of scalable small cell Enterprise Radio Access
Network (E-RAN) systems today that enable mobile operators to deliver
unprecedented in-building cellular coverage, capacity and smart applications
to enterprise customers.

SMTC will provide SpiderCloud Wireless with a range of manufacturing and
integrated service solutions at their San Jose, California facility to support
SpiderCloud Wireless as the company scales to demands from mobile operators on
a global scale.

"We chose a proven contract manufacturer with a solid reputation for upholding
standards of quality and wireless technology leadership as we deliver our
systems to our customers in the global theatre," Behrooz Parsay, Senior Vice
President of Engineering and Operations with SpiderCloud Wireless. "Following
an extensive supplier evaluation process, SMTC's comprehensive skill base,
silicon valley NPI presence, flexibility and willingness to help us succeed,
impressed us and helped us choose SMTC."

"The communications market is a major focus for SMTC, and we're pleased that
SpiderCloud Wireless has chosen us as their global manufacturing partner,"
said Larry Silber Interim President and Chief Executive Officer for SMTC.
"We're committed to supporting the growth we are currently seeing in the
Wireless Communications and Networking industries in the San Jose Valley as
well as globally, by partnering with innovative leaders like SpiderCloud
Wireless. We have bolstered our engineering expertise to support this growth."

About SMTC Corporation: SMTC Corporation, founded in 1985, is a mid-size
provider of end-to-end electronics manufacturing services (EMS) including PCBA
production, systems integration and comprehensive testing services, enclosure
fabrication, as well as product design, sustaining engineering and supply
chain management services. SMTC facilities span a broad footprint in the
United States, Canada, Mexico, and China. SMTC services extend over the entire
electronic product life cycle from the development and introduction of new
products through to the growth, maturity and end-of-life phases. SMTC offers
fully integrated contract manufacturing services with a distinctive approach
to global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and emerging technology
companies primarily within industrial, computing and communication market
segments. SMTC was recognized in 2012 by Frost & Sullivan with the Global EMS
Award for Product Quality Leadership and 2013 with the North American Growth
Leadership Award in the EMS industry, as one of the fastest growth companies
in 2012.

SMTC is a public company incorporated in Delaware with its shares traded on
the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol SMTX. For further information on
SMTC Corporation, please visit our website atwww.smtc.com.

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CONTACT: Investor Relations Information:
         Larry Silber
         Interim President and Chief Executive Officer
         Telephone: (905) 413.1190
         Email: investorrelations@smtc.com
        
         Public Relations Information:
         Tom Reilly
         Director of Marketing
         Telephone: (905) 413.1188
         Email: publicrelations@smtc.com
        
         For further information about SpiderCloud Wireless:
        
         AxiCom PR for SpiderCloud Wireless
         Gemma Greene
         Telephone: +44 208 392 4079
         Email: gemma.greene@axicom.com
        
         Ronny Haraldsvik
         CMO, SpiderCloud Wireless
         Telephone +1 831 224 5043
         Email: ronny@spidercloud.com

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