BATTERY & WIRELESS SOLUTIONS INC.

BATTERY & WIRELESS SOLUTIONS INC.

March 09, 2005 13:00 ET

Battery & Wireless Opens Quebec Operations


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FOR: BATTERY & WIRELESS SOLUTIONS INC.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: BWS

MARCH 9, 2005 - 13:00 ET

Battery & Wireless Opens Quebec Operations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 9, 2005) -

EXPANSION ACROSS CANADA CONTINUES

The Board of Directors of Battery & Wireless Solutions Inc. (TSX
VENTURE:BWS) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that further to a
press release issued on January 27, 2005 regarding the Company's
intention to establish a distribution centre in Quebec, effective today
facilities including a warehouse, distribution centre and sales offices
have been opened in Montreal, Quebec, by the Company's subsidiary,
Magnacharge Battery Corporation. All personnel necessary to operate in
Quebec have also now been hired and accordingly the Company has formally
established its presence in that Province.

With the opening of the Quebec distribution centre, Battery & Wireless
Solutions will have the unique opportunity to service the battery needs
of its many national accounts currently serviced only in western Canada
and Ontario. The distribution centre also provides the Company with the
capacity to expand in Quebec with new customers in that market and as
well reach into the Maritime market. The new facilities in Quebec are
part of Battery & Wireless's 2005 Operating Plan which includes the
opening of additional distribution centres across Canada in order to
better address the needs of large customers and national buying groups.

Battery & Wireless, through Magnacharge Battery Corporation, currently
generates revenue in Quebec through the efforts of it's Mississauga
sales office, but with the addition of this new distribution centre and
the coincident access to additional existing national and new accounts,
Management projects that sales volumes in Quebec will at least double in
the current year and position the Company for significant growth
thereafter.

About Battery & Wireless Solutions Inc.

Battery & Wireless Solutions Inc. (TSXV: BWS) is Canada's largest
independent distributor of battery and battery-related products. Through
its core business units, Battery & Wireless Solutions brings together
the infrastructure needed to offer an efficient, nationwide distribution
network that touches every type of customer from large-scale
distributors to end-user consumers. It is the only company in Canada
offering a comprehensive range of products that fulfills every battery
need including industrial, automotive, deep-cycle, motorcycle, portable
devices and more, featuring Duracell, Delphi, Trojan, Rayovac, and
Panasonic as well as the Company's own branded line of batteries such as
Magnacharge and Giant. For more information please visit www.bwsinc.com

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

BATTERY & WIRELESS SOLUTIONS INC.


Les Granholm, President & CEO

Forward Looking Information

Certain statements in this release, other than statements of historical
fact, are forward-looking information that involves various risks and
uncertainties. These can include, without limitation, statements based
on current expectations involving a number of risks and uncertainties
related to all aspects of the industry. These risks and uncertainties
include, but are not restricted to, continued increased demand for the
Company's products and the Company's ability to attract and maintain key
employees.

These uncertainties may cause actual results to differ from information
contained herein. There can be no assurance that such statements will
prove to be accurate. Actual results and future events could differ
materially from those anticipated in such statements. These and all
subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements are based on the
estimates and opinions of Management on the dates they are made and
expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice. The Company
assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements should
circumstances or Management's estimates or opinions change.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Battery & Wireless Solutions Inc.
    Les Granholm
    (604) 525-0489
    Email: les_g@bwsinc.com
    Website: www.bwsinc.com
    or
    Linear Capital Corp.
    Tony Croll
    (514) 399-9952 or Toll Free: (877) 600-6001
    Email: tcroll@linearcapital.com
    Website: www.linearcapital.com
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