CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telular Corporation (Nasdaq:WRLS), a leader in alarm and event monitoring solutions and services, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ms. Betsy J. Bernard as Board Chairperson.

Ms. Bernard has served as a Director on Telular's Board since July 2007, and became Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee in February 2010. Previously, Ms. Bernard was President of AT&T, where she led more than 50,000 employees and prior to that she was Chief Executive Officer at AT&T Consumer. Ms. Bernard also serves as a Director at two other public companies: Principal Financial Group and Zimmer Group.  

"Ms. Bernard's business experience has been a strong asset to our Board and we look forward to her more prominent leadership role," said Joe Beatty, President and CEO of Telular. "Her expertise will help us execute on our strategy to expand our product portfolio and grow our presence in the M2M wireless space. I would also like to take the opportunity to thank Larry Ford for his significant contribution to the success of the company as Board Chairperson."

Ms. Bernard has replaced Mr. Larry Ford who has served as Board Chairperson since February 2009 and will continue to serve as a Director on Telular's Board.

About Telular

Telular Corporation provides event monitoring and wireless access solutions for business and residential customers, enabling security systems and other industrial applications to utilize wireless technology. With over 20 years of experience in the wireless industry, Telular Corporation has developed solutions to deliver remote access for voice and data without significant network investment or disruption. Headquartered in Chicago, Telular Corporation has additional offices in Atlanta and Miami. For more information, please visit www.telular.com .

Please be advised that some of the information in this release presents the Company's intentions, beliefs, judgments and expectations of the future and are forward-looking statements. It is important to note that the Company's actual results could differ materially from these forward-looking statements. Additional information concerning factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements is contained from time to time in the Company's SEC filings, including but not limited to the Company's report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010. Copies of these filings may be obtained by contacting the Company or the SEC.
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