Digital Dispatch Systems Inc.
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Digital Dispatch Systems Inc.

October 20, 2005 08:00 ET

Newest Digital Dispatch System Enters Singapore Market; Q3 Results to be Announced on November 3rd

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 20, 2005) - Digital Dispatch Systems Inc. (TSX:DD) has won a contract with the ComfortDelGro Group of Singapore to deploy Digital Dispatch's flagship mobile computer, the iPilot 8000, to part of their taxi fleet. The contract, worth well over $1 million, which will be substantially earned before the end of the current year, marks the entry of Digital Dispatch's iPilot 8000 into the taxi market in South East Asia.

The iPilot 8000 is the third generation of computerized dispatch system for members of the world's second largest transportation company, the ComfortDelGro Group of Companies. An undisputed leader in adopting innovative products and services, the ComfortDelGro Group was the first to introduce luxury taxi services, credit traveling and computerized payment system.

"We needed a mobile data terminal that is flexible and expandable to meet the current and ever changing needs of the taxi booking business. The iPilot 8000 will significantly improve our operational efficiency," said Edwin Yeo, General Manager of Customer Contact Centre, Taxi Business, ComfortDelGro.

"A member of the group, CityCab Pte Ltd., has used both our first and second generation mobile computer products for years," said Michael Hryb, Vice President of International Sales for Digital Dispatch. "The fact that a technology leader like ComfortDelGro has now decided to deploy our third generation of mobile data terminals validates their confidence in our technology and in us as a key long-term technology partner. KoruCABS of New Zealand has also deployed the iPilot 8000, and with ComfortDelGro embracing this mobile computer, we feel confident that this product is going to help us gain more ground in the Asian market."

Q3 Earnings Release

Digital Dispatch will announce its third quarter financial results on Thursday, November 3, 2005, before the opening of the Toronto Stock Exchange. The financial statements and MD&A will also be available on the company's web site at that time. The company will host a conference call from Toronto at 11:00 AM EST on the same day to discuss the results. Please call 416-695-7848 or 1-888-280-8771 to participate in the call.

About the ComfortDelGro Group of Companies

Based in Singapore, ComfortDelGro is the world's second largest land transport company, with a fleet of more than 38,700 vehicles world-wide. The company's businesses include taxi, bus, rail, car rental and leasing, automotive engineering and maintenance services, inspection, test and assessment services, learner drivers' instruction services, insurance brokerage services and outdoor advertising. Apart from being the market leader in Singapore, ComfortDelGro has significant overseas presence.

About Digital Dispatch

Digital Dispatch Systems Inc. is a worldwide provider of mobile data solutions for fleet and mobile workforce management. Founded in 1987, we have an installed base of more than 61,000 wireless mobile data devices and 174 wireless data systems in four continents. We offer products and services to manage vehicle fleets and mobile workforces, including dispatch software, wireless communication infrastructure and a range of in-vehicle mobile devices.

Visit www.digital-dispatch.com for more information.


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