Wireless Matrix Corporation

Wireless Matrix Corporation

June 17, 2008 12:00 ET

Wireless Matrix Locomotive Deployments Surpass 10,000 Subscribers

Critical Communications, Messaging Key Elements of Ongoing Rail Market Penetration

RESTON, VIRGINIA--(Marketwire - June 17, 2008) - Wireless Matrix Corporation ("Wireless Matrix") (TSX:WRX) announced today that deployments of its locomotive communications solution suite have surpassed 10,000 subscribers.

Working with the majority of Class 1 railroads in North America since 1999, Wireless Matrix provides critical data communications and industry-standard application support to the company's broad base of rail customers.

The current locomotive solution suite is built around the Mobile Base Station for Rail. Developed with attention to the specific needs of the rail industry, this communications unit combines cellular and satellite network coverage in a design ruggedized to withstand the challenging operating environment of locomotives. It supports key locomotive operations, including asset tracking and location, fuel and engine monitoring, Event Recorder Automated Download (ERAD), Positive Train Control (PTC) and Computer Based Train Management (CBTM).

In addition to communications support and application integration, the company's solution provides on-line tools for device management, allowing rail users broad flexibility in how their solution is deployed and utilized.

"The rail industry is a highly valued segment of our business," said J. Richard Carlson, Wireless Matrix president and CEO. "Partnering with our rail customers ensures a robust solution that provides for their critical operational needs today and in the future. As more rail service operators recognize the value of integrated and reliable locomotive data communications, we look forward to continued penetration of this key market."

About Wireless Matrix

Wireless Matrix provides enterprise-class wireless data solutions for business-critical mobile and remote asset operations. The company delivers real-time data services across cellular, satellite and WiFi networks; a variety of modems and hardware platforms; and transportation applications that increase productivity and reduce operating expenses with service fleet operations. Wireless Matrix is headquartered in Reston, VA, and has offices in San Francisco, CA and Burnaby, British Columbia. For more information visit www.wrx-us.com.

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