WebTech Wireless Inc.
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WebTech Wireless Inc.

March 22, 2007 07:00 ET

WebTech and Iridium to Provide Intelligent Dual-Mode Cellular and Satellite Telematics Solution

Long Haul Transportation Market Can Realize Significant Cost Savings Relative to Existing Satellite Solutions

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY--(CCNMatthews - March 22, 2007) - MID-AMERICA TRUCKING SHOW - Booth #8754 - WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX VENTURE:WEW), a provider of location-based and fleet telematics services, and Iridium Satellite, the global provider of mobile satellite voice and data communications, today announced the introduction of a new dual-mode cellular and satellite asset tracking and management solution for the transportation industry.

WebTech's new WT1900 system incorporates Iridium's 9601 short-burst data modem, offering seamless coverage for long-haul customers. The system utilizes cellular frequencies when in range of terrestrial wireless networks and Iridium satellite links in other areas. It was developed under a Value-Added Reseller agreement with Iridium to provide an alternative solution that significantly reduces customers' telecommunication costs.

"Our collaboration with Iridium fits with our product strategy to offer viable, cost-effective telematics solutions that focus on customer satisfaction. We are proud to deliver an industry first that highlights our technology leadership and offers considerable cost savings to customers," said Cameron Fraser, co-founder and chief technology officer, WebTech Wireless.

The new WT1900 uses signal strength or other user definable parameters to switch automatically between cellular coverage and Iridium's satellites, ensuring the least-cost routing for the data links. This provides more efficient use of technologies and cost reduction of airtime usage and fleet management services.

The solution takes advantage of significant improvements in cellular coverage and leverages Iridium's ubiquitous satellite coverage and low-latency reliable data links to provide an integrated solution for tracking and managing assets while achieving considerable cost savings for data transmission. The modularity of the system enables large fleets to mix and match their connectivity requirements for continuous monitoring of assets and improvements in the safety and security for drivers.

"WebTech's new telematics solution is yet another example of the sizeable advantage that Iridium's global coverage brings to asset tracking and management applications," said Greg Ewert, executive vice president of Iridium Satellite. "Our constellation is uniquely positioned to augment gaps in cellular coverage. The combination of cellular and satellite data links ensures seamless uninterrupted coverage wherever the vehicle goes, including remote rural areas not covered by terrestrial carriers."

Product Information

The WT1900 will be released by the summer of 2007. For more information on the product, visit www.webtechwireless.com/wt1900.

About Iridium Satellite

Iridium Satellite LLC (http://www.iridium.com/) is the only provider of truly global satellite voice and data solutions with complete coverage of the earth (including oceans, airways and Polar Regions). Iridium delivers essential communications services to and from remote areas where no other form of communication is available. The Iridium constellation consists of 66 low-earth orbiting (LEO), cross-linked satellites and has multiple in-orbit spares. The constellation operates as a fully meshed network and is the largest commercial satellite constellation in the world. The Iridium service is ideally suited for industries such as maritime, aviation, government/military, emergency/humanitarian services, mining, forestry, oil and gas, heavy equipment, transportation and utilities. Iridium provides service to the U.S. Department of Defense. The company also designs, builds and sells its services, products and solutions through a worldwide network of more than 150 partners.

About WebTech Wireless Inc.

WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX VENTURE:WEW) is a global Telematics, location-based services provider that develops, manufactures, and delivers turnkey wireless solutions designed to improve productivity and profitability. WebTech products include wireless hardware and software services running on cellular and satellite networks, and include Automatic Vehicle Location, Mapping, Reporting, Vehicle Maintenance, Driver Status, In-vehicle Telemetry, Messaging, In-vehicle Navigation, and wireless application and Internet connectivity. WebTech is currently providing devices and services worldwide in eight languages to over forty-one countries covering five continents. WebTech's scalable solutions are used by a broad range of small, medium, Fortune 500 companies and governments. For more information, please visit www.webtechwireless.com

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