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ALLTEL and Cellemetry Apps Team Up to Support 1999 Special Olympics World Games.

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 2, 1999--

Working in partnership with ALLTEL and Cellemetry LLC, AerComTec International and OmniMetrix, Cellemetry-based wireless data application providers, have donated equipment and resources to support transportation and power supply monitoring for the 1999 Special Olympics World Summer Games.

AerComTec International's AERTRAX II System will supply wireless monitoring for locating high profile buses transporting media to various World Games venues. The AERTRAX II System allows fleet operators to successfully track assets throughout North America using Cellemetry's nationwide network of cellular carriers.

OmniMetrix will provide wireless remote monitoring of power generators located at various venues during the event. The OmniMetrix system monitors critical power generator operating functions and reports alarms or failures to a centralized location or service center. The system utilizes the Cellemetry(R) data network infrastructure.

"ALLTEL is pleased that through its relationship with Cellemetry, these application providers, AerComTec and OmniMetrix, can be of valuable service to the '99 Games," said Rob Clancy, vice president and general manager for ALLTEL in Central North Carolina. "This complementary partnership of wireless communications providers gives the '99 Games an extra sense of security."

ALLTEL is a gold sponsor and the official wireless and long-distance communications provider of the '99 Games.

ALLTEL provides wireline and wireless communications services to more than 6.5 million customers in 23 states and has information services clients in 51 countries and territories.

ALLTEL is a customer-focused, information technology company that provides wireline and wireless communications and information services.

Cellemetry enables business, industrial and agricultural sectors to monitor and control equipment remotely through wireless technology. Everything from security alarming, utility meter reading, fleet management, office copier usage, railroad crossing monitoring and asset tracking can be monitored. Cellemetry Data Service can tackle a limitless quantity of remote applications. Cellemetry LLC is a joint venture owned 60 percent by NumereX (NASDAQ:NMRX) and 40 percent by BellSouth (NYSE:BLS). It has partnerships with 46 cellular carriers in North America covering 93 percent of the United States and 100 percent of Canada. For more information, please visit the Cellemetry Web Site at www.cellemetry.com.

AerComTec International is based in Aiken, South Carolina. For more information, visit AerComTec's Web Site at www.aercomtec.com or call 888-525-8729 for product information.

OmniMetrix is based in Atlanta. For more information, visit OmniMetrix's Web site at www.omnimetrix.net or call 770-209-0012 for product information.

Statements contained in this press release that are not historical fact are "forward-looking" statements and involve important risks and uncertainties. Such risks and uncertainties, which are detailed in NumereX's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, could cause NumereX's results to differ materially from current expectations as expressed in this press release. For more information, please visit the NumereX's Web Site at www.nmrx.com.

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