Datacom Wireless Corporation

Datacom Wireless Corporation

January 30, 2008 13:53 ET

Datacom Wireless Corporation Signs Exclusive Three Year Agreement with Empress Truck Leasing

Datacom to supply its tracking and immobilization VGSM-150i™ solution in the Empress fleet of trucks

LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 30, 2008) -

To the attention of Business and Financial Editors

Datacom Wireless Corporation ("Datacom" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:DAT), a Canadian leader in the design, development and marketing of mission-critical vehicle fleet management and theft prevention and recovery solutions, is pleased to announce today that it has signed an exclusive three year agreement (the "Agreement") with Empress Truck Leasing ("Empress") to supply an initial order of 300 units of Datacom's VGSM-150i™ solution in the Empress fleet.

Empress is a well-known Canadian company offering truck leasing and rental, as well as "full-service" truck leasing. Empress provides its own rigorous maintenance for the more than 400 trucks in its fleet. Under the terms of the agreement, Empress will use Datacom's VGSM-150i™ solution across its fleet of trucks. The VGSM-150i™ is a management tracking system for commercial vehicles benefiting from the GPS technology accuracy that comprises an interactive Web interface enabling users to locate such commercial vehicles on demand and to immobilize them.

"Our VGSM-150i™ solution provides a vehicle tracking tool tailored to Empress' needs, allowing Empress to locate on demand, with GPS accuracy, its trucks anywhere, anytime, over a Web easy-to-use interface," noted Pierre Collins, President and Chief Executive Officer of Datacom. "This additional agreement with Empress in the commercial vehicles leasing and rental vertical market is another proof of our leadership position in real-time vehicle tracking."

"We have conducted a rigorous review of the market existing technologies and various other systems and we have concluded that the VGSM-150i™ is a perfect fit for Empress' tracking and security needs," noted Pierre Martin, President of Empress. "We are pleased and are looking forward to work with Datacom."

About Datacom Wireless Corporation:

Having offices in Eastern, Central and Western Canada, Datacom was founded in 1999 and has grown to become one of the Canadian leaders in the design, development and marketing of mission critical vehicle fleet management and theft prevention and recovery solutions. Its products and services use wireless communications and satellite-based tracking technologies (GPS) and a state-of-the-art ASP information portal.

Datacom offers a portfolio of products and services for both the commercial and the consumer markets. Mobicom™ solutions offer a complete set of functions enabling commercial fleet managers to view and track their vehicles in real-time on a 24-7 basis using a sophisticated mapping environment. Mobicom™ also provides extensive Web reports for further data analysis and exception-based notification tools. Mobilus™ is a theft prevention, detection and stolen vehicle tracking system that permits real-time positioning and 24-7 vehicle recovery by Datacom's own alarm central. Mobilus™ has been designed for the consumer market and is recognized by most insurers as a proactive means to reduce theft as they offer significant discounts to customers who install the system. It also enables the end-user to track his vehicle at all times through the Internet. VGSM-150i™ is a tracking system used to manage various fleets such as rental vehicles or commercial equipments. It includes unique features such as web-based vehicle immobilization and notification upon user-defined geofence triggers. VGSM-150t™ is a theft deterrent, detection and stolen vehicle recovery system monitored 24-7 by Datacom's own alarm central. VGSM-150t™ provides a wide array of optional features for both the consumer and commercial markets such as vehicle excessive speed notification or ignition on/ignition off event logging through an interactive Web interface. Theft is prevented through the use of an immobilizer system that forbids vehicle usage unless one of up to six remotes is activated. VGSM-150t™ is available through Datacom's distribution channels network of partners such as VitroPlus and Docteur du Pare-Brise and is also recognized by most insurers as a proactive means to reduce theft as they offer significant discounts to customers who install the system. Mobiguard™ is a stand-alone revolutionary electronic immobilizer system for the consumer market. It prevents unauthorized use of a vehicle and is always armed unless a remote is activated by the user. For further information, visit

About Empress Truck Leasing:

For the past 15 years, Empress Truck Leasing, a major player of the Truck Leasing & Renting Industry, offers a short and long term service, with vehicles that meet ecological and environmental standards. Along with the head office in Lachine Quebec, Empress Truck Leasing has 6 branches, in the province of Quebec, that offers the same high quality service. The different types of vehicles, part of Empress Truck Leasing fleet of trucks, are very representative of the Food-Processing Industry, the Moving Industry, the Courier & Parcel Delivery Industry, the Steel-Processing Industry and of General Transport. On top of providing an ultra customized service, Empress Truck Leasing offers a fleet maintenance program for private fleets, a repair service for damaged trucks and the sale of new and used tractors and trucks. For more information, visit

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