WebTech Wireless Inc.

WebTech Wireless Inc.

March 10, 2010 04:00 ET

WebTech Wireless' NextBus™ Real-Time Passenger Information Service to Enhance Rural Transit in Amador County, California

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 10, 2010) - WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology, announces that Amador Transit of Sutter Creek, California, has become the latest customer of its NextBus Real-Time Passenger Information Service (RTPIS). The sale covers a full NextBus implementation and three years of service, including hosting fees.

Amador County, California is located approximately 45 miles southeast of Sacramento and is an important agricultural and tourist region.

The NextBus contract outfits Amador Transit's entire fleet with NextBus GPS location devices and uses NextBus patented technology that predicts real-time bus arrival information. NextBus will also install roadside LED digital bus stop displays and a large LCD transit center sign that will bring this information to riders.

The NextBus RTPIS also gives users access to accurate, real-time bus arrival information via their cell phones, Smartphones or from any computer connected to the internet. The NextBus system includes the ability to sign up for automatic email or text alerts. These alerts can be sent minutes before the bus is predicted to arrive – based upon its actual location – giving riders time to meet their bus: the system reduces wait times. NextBus will also implement its Telephone Information System. This lets riders use any phone to key in the code for their bus stop and hear an automated voice tell them when the next buses are predicted to arrive. GPS-enabled Smartphones will also give riders the location of the nearest bus stop.

"We're in business to serve the residents and visitors of Amador County, and providing a seamless system to announce the arrival of the next bus is a key element of our system. We've recently opened a new Transit Center, which is the public hub of our operations, and the NextBus system will be a major feature of that facility," said Amador Transit's Executive Director, James A. Means.

"Amador Transit represents a segment of our business that can really take advantage of the full NextBus value and feature set. It's an all-inclusive solution, and unlike some of our competitors that charge for individual features, we can deliver a comprehensive solution quickly and very cost effectively. We look forward to working with Amador Transit to demonstrate the real benefits that NextBus can bring to smaller, regional transit providers," said Owen Moore, COO of WebTech Wireless.

This latest NextBus sale underscores WebTech Wireless' commitment to meeting the needs of transit agencies of all types and sizes, and enhancing transit services in smaller communities.

About Amador Transit

Amador Transit operates a fleet of 15 buses and trolleys, on 21 regular and seasonal routes that serve residents of Amador County, California and its visitors. Six principal routes provide weekday service between the county's major centres, including a commuter line to Sacramento. The system recently opened an express trolley service between Jackson and Sutter Creek. A public agency, Amador Transit has operated in the central Sierra foothills since 1977. For more information, please visit www.amadortransit.com.

About WebTech Wireless

WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW) is a provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology. It develops, manufactures and supports end-to-end wireless solutions that improve the productivity, profitability, environmental compliance and safety of vehicle fleets. Its comprehensive suite of products and services include: Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL), mapping, vehicle diagnostics, CO2 reporting, navigation, messaging, and workforce management. The Company serves customers of all sizes in the transport, government, service delivery, insurance and OEM markets in over forty-one countries, including Fortune 500 companies. Specialized products include: Quadrant fleet management software, InterFleet® solutions for government, and NextBus real-time passenger information services for public transit fleets. For more information, please visit www.webtechwireless.com.

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