WebTech Wireless Inc.
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WebTech Wireless Inc.

October 17, 2008 04:00 ET

WebTech Wireless Sells an Initial Order for 3,000 Vehicle Locators to a Leading Telematics Service Provider for a UK-Based Global Auto Insurance Company

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 17, 2008) - WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW), a leading provider of location-based and fleet telematics services, announces the sale of 3,000 WebTech Locators to Overview Mapping Ltd., involved in the initial phase of a telematics solutions project with one of the UK's largest automotive insurance companies. Delivery of the units will occur over the next six to nine months with further orders expected as the project is rolled out.

The WebTech units will be installed in insured vehicles, and using GPS and mobile wireless networks, will transmit up-to-the-minute, real-time data such as vehicle location, engine diagnostics and vehicle usage patterns. This information will be processed by Overview Mapping's VeriLocation™ vehicle management software, configured to the insurance company's specific needs.

Andrew Overton, Managing Director of Overview Mapping Ltd., said, "We are delighted to work with WebTech Wireless on this important project, which brings together their proven locator hardware with our advanced software systems to specifically address the needs of the automobile insurance market here in the UK. We have the unique ability to offer them a one-stop-shop, aligning their business requirements with our advanced telematics solutions."

"The insurance industry in the UK and Europe is beginning to see the tremendous advantages that telematics technology offers, and over time it will change the face of the industry to the benefit of insurers and customers alike. This initial sale confirms that WebTech Wireless' products are ideally suited to the needs of this industry, and that we are capable of finding and working with the best partners worldwide to deliver these solutions to customers," said David Jephcott, European Director OEM & Personal Automotive, WebTech Wireless Europe Ltd.

This latest sale underscores WebTech Wireless' commitment to providing custom made solutions for a variety of industries that depend on efficient and effective mobile resource management.

About WebTech Wireless Inc.

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

About Overview Mapping Ltd.

Overview Mapping was formed in 1995 and is a leading provider of telematics solutions for the UK market. The company is privately owned with head offices in Northamptonshire, UK. For more information, please visit www.overviewmapping.com.

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