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WebTech Wireless Inc.

October 26, 2006 14:02 ET

WebTech Wireless and Crown Telecom Participate in the VW Stand at the Sao Paulo Auto Show in Brazil

Crown Telecom Launches 24 Horas Service and Contract Negotiations Continue

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 26, 2006) - WebTech Wireless (TSX VENTURE:WEW), a provider of location-based and fleet Telematics services, today announced that Crown Telecom, its exclusive distributor in Brazil, participated in the 24th Sao Paulo Auto Show. Crown Telecom's impressive presentation section was setup in the Volkswagen award winning stand at the show. The show began on October 16th and ends this week, October 29th. WebTech Wireless (TSX VENTURE:WEW), a leading fleet Telematics products and service provider, prominently appeared at the show as the supplier for all services and products that power the Crown Telecom solutions in Brazil.

At the show, Crown Telecom and Volkswagen launched "24 Horas", a service aimed at offering security and safety services to the owners of Volkswagen passenger vehicles manufactured for the Brazilian market and sold in Brazil.

The "24 Horas" service is powered by WebTech products and services, modified and upgraded to meet the Brazilian market requirements by Crown Telecom, and completely managed and serviced by the Crown Telecom technical, commercial, and business teams across Brazil.

Crown Telecom and WebTech are in the final stages of negotiations on a contract that will govern their exclusive relationship for the rollout phase.

"The partnership that Crown Telecom has established with Volkswagen Brazil, Insurance Companies, WebTech Wireless, and GSM operators has enabled Crown to successfully Launch "24 Horas", commented Jose Antonio S. Pereira Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer, Crown Telecom. "This is a huge undertaking that is the result of over three years of hard and dedicated work. 24 Horas signifies a dramatic shift in the consumer Telematics safety and security market in Brazil, and confirms our leadership in the market founded on a programme that aims at offering Crown's products and services in every Volkswagen passenger vehicle manufactured and sold in Brazil."

"WebTech is proud of our partnership with Crown. The build up towards launching
"24 Horas" was impressive," comments Anwar Sukkarie, President and CEO, WebTech Wireless. "Crown Telecom has successfully managed a very complex business and technical process that led to the launch. The fact that every Volkswagen passenger vehicle manufactured in Brazil is a potential target for "24 Horas" products and services is a testimony to the enormous growth potential for this market and the effort required for a successful service and products offering on a national scale."

About Crown Telecom

Crown Telecom is the leading independent provider of Telematics solutions for the automotive industry serving markets in Brazil and other countries in South America. Crown's Telematics services are designed to enhance the safety, security and driving experience for consumers while providing marketing and operational benefits to automobile manufacturers (OEMs) and their dealers. Crown Telecom pioneered one of the first Telematics service offerings in Brazil in 2003 and continues to be an innovator in the industry through the development and successful implementation of new Telematics services and applications.

About WebTech Wireless Inc.

WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX VENTURE:WEW) is a global Wireless 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 over thirty-seven countries covering five continents. WebTech's scalable solutions are used by a broad range of small, medium, Fortune 500 companies and governments.

About Volkswagen Brazil

Volkswagen Brazil is a subsidiary of Volkswagen Group. With over 50 years history in Brazil and over 15 million vehicles sold to date, VW Brazil is the most popular car manufacturer in Brazil. Volkswagen Brazil constitutes 9.5% of the Volkswagen Group and has been a pioneer in developing alternative fuel vehicles in addition to gasoline-powered cars and trucks.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties pertaining to, but not limited to contract negotiations, product plans, timing, content, and pricing of products, market and industry expectations, the wireless communications industry, the mobile fleet industry, and general economic and political conditions. Given the risks and uncertainties inherent in the markets and industries referred to in this press release, WebTech cannot guarantee that any forward looking statements will be realized.


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