WebTech Wireless Inc.

WebTech Wireless Inc.

July 05, 2005 07:00 ET

WebTech Wireless Receives First Order for 150 Units from Atkins UK; WebTech Supplies Atkins, Largest Transportation Consultancy in the UK

LONDON, ENGLAND--(CCNMatthews - July 5, 2005) - WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX VENTURE:WEW), a leading supplier of mobile telematics and tracking services, is pleased to announce its collaboration with Atkins UK, a multi-billion dollar international leader in the supply of highway management and maintenance services for UK highway authorities to provide vehicle Telematics Systems in 150 key highway maintenance vehicles.

"We have been working together on a variety of research projects with WebTech including the use of their vehicle tracking system in Emergency Response Vehicles, Gully Emptiers (Drain Cleaners), Gritters (Salter/Sanders) and Inspection Vehicles in our Highway Maintenance fleet," said Alan McKechnie, Chief Engineer for Atkins' Business Excellence Team. "We have been very impressed with the results of our initial tests and the ongoing commitment WebTech has shown to working with us to meet our needs. The ability to manage our operations effectively is very important to us, so the use of cellular communications technology to provide regular positioning updates and telemetrics in a cost effective way is proving invaluable."

One of the key benefits of the WebTech vehicle Telematics System is "Turn Based Polling™" which reports location information with every turn of the vehicle, ensuring records and management decisions are accurate and robust, as well as the ability to initiate over-the-air upgrades. The key objective of ongoing development work with WebTech Wireless is to provide leading edge technical solutions that will benefit customers and ensure the safety of their employees as well as the public.

"I am delighted with Atkins' selection of WebTech Wireless, reinforcing the relevance of our solution for large international government contracts," said David Jephcott, European Sales Director, WebTech Wireless. "Atkins is the world's third largest engineering and architectural consultancy in terms of revenue and staff."

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.

About Atkins:

With revenue of Pounds Sterling 1.2bn in 2003, Atkins is:

- the largest engineering consultancy in the UK

- the largest multi-disciplinary consultancy in Europe

- and the seventh largest design firm in the world

- Atkins has topped the league of UK engineering consultancies for the last six years and has been ranked in the top 10 over the last 11 years (NCE Consultants 1994-2005).

- Atkins is the world's third largest consulting engineering and architectural group in terms of revenue and staff (SFCEA 2003).

- From 1998 to 2004, Atkins has been placed top in Building magazine's Top 200 Consultants survey.

- Atkins is ranked no. 7 in ENR's league of top global design firms by total global revenue for design services (ENR 2004).

- Atkins is ranked no. 14 in ENR's league of top international design firms by revenue for design services performed on international projects. Atkins' 2004 international revenue represents 26% of total revenue (ENR 2004).

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