Digital Dispatch Systems Inc.

Digital Dispatch Systems Inc.

December 18, 2006 08:00 ET

Technology Leader Joins Digital Dispatch Board

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 18, 2006) - Digital Dispatch Systems Inc. (TSX:DD), the leading global provider of mobile data solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sal Visca as a Director to the Company's Board of Directors effective January, 2007. The board will now be comprised of six board members.

Mr. Visca is currently the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Business Objects SA (NASDAQ: BOBJ). In the past, he has held positions as the CTO and as the Vice President of Engineering for both Marqui and Infowave Systems. Previously Mr. Visca worked for IBM as Senior Manager for e-business solutions.

Mr. Visca has a proven track record for developing product and technology roadmaps, understanding emerging markets and technologies, conceiving, architecting, designing, developing, testing, validating and bringing to market new customer-oriented products and solutions. Mr. Visca has over 19 years of intensive software development experience as well as experience in developing long-term technical strategies.

"The Board is happy to welcome Sal," commented Vari Ghai, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, "we look forward to working with him. The board will now have the benefit of a technology innovator as it navigates its way through the next growth phase of the Company. The Company is expanding geographically and entering new business opportunities like advertising, payment solutions and hosted solutions. His experience as a strategic executive technology leader will be an asset to the work of the Board."

About Digital Dispatch Systems Inc.

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 70,000 wireless mobile data devices and nearly 200 wireless data systems on 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 for more information.

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