WebTech Wireless Inc.
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WebTech Wireless Inc.

August 18, 2009 04:00 ET

WebTech Wireless Receives Order for 500 Locators From UK-Based Bridge Security for Vodafone Ghana

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 18, 2009) - WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW), a leading provider of location-based and fleet telematics services, announces that it has received an order for 500 model WT5000 Locators™ from Bridge Security (Vehicle Tracking Ltd.), a UK-based security and vehicle tracking company, for their customer Vodafone Ghana. Vodafone is Ghana's largest total communications solutions provider with mobile, fixed lines, internet, and voice and data services, and expects rapid growth in the Ghanaian wireless market.

WebTech Wireless' advanced in-vehicle WT5000 Locator devices are used by several OEMs worldwide and are a critical component in wireless, remote vehicle management systems. With them, fleet operators can manage their fleets and drivers remotely to reduce a wide variety of operating costs, increase the safety and security of drivers and cargo, enhance customer service, and reduce CO2 emissions through lower fuel use.

Commenting on the purchase, John Valentine, Bridge Security's Sales Director said, "Our business in Ghana with Vodafone is very strategic as we believe it is a market poised for rapid expansion. Choosing a telematics hardware provider was no easy task, but we have been very impressed with WebTech Wireless™ and their WT5000 Locators, whose flexibility and reliability is well proven in the UK and around the world."

Edward Kulperger, Senior Director of WebTech Wireless' Personal Automotive and OEM business units said, "WebTech Wireless has been a global company from day one and our telematics products and services are now sold in over 40 countries. With proven reliability of our products even in harsh environmental conditions, we believe that regions of Africa, like Ghana, are ideal markets for our products, and working with companies like Bridge Security and Vodafone will allow us to establish a presence early on."

This latest sale underscores WebTech Wireless' commitment to providing custom made solutions for a variety of industries that depend on efficient and effective mobile resource management.

About WebTech Wireless Inc.

WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW) is a global telematics and location-based services provider that develops, manufactures and delivers end-to-end wireless solutions designed to improve the productivity, profitability and safety of vehicle fleets. WebTech Wireless products and services run on GPS and cellular networks and provide Automatic Vehicle Location, Mapping, Reporting, Vehicle Diagnostics, Driver Status, In-vehicle Telemetry and Navigation and Messaging. The Company delivers products and services in over forty-one countries to a variety of small, medium and Fortune 500 companies, with a particular focus on the transport, service delivery, government and automotive markets. For more information, please visit www.webtechwireless.com.

About Bridge Security

The Bridge Security Group of Companies has been providing a one-stop security solution for businesses in the UK since 1997. Bridge provides services and solutions in CCTV, health and safety, man guarding and bureau monitoring, along with its activities in vehicle tracking and telematics. Bridge Security's Vehicle Tracking Ltd. specializes in medium to large fleet operators, and has over 200 customers with more than 3,000 vehicles using its "Concepts Online" fleet management software platform. Concepts Online is far more flexible, customisable and powerful than the traditional webpage systems provided by most of the suppliers in the UK market place. For more information, please visit www.concepts-online.co.uk.

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