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MDSI Closes Sale of Transportation Business Unit.

RICHMOND, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 2, 1999--

MDSI Mobile Data Solutions Inc. ("MDSI") (NASDAQ: MDSI; TSE, ME: MMD) announced today that, further to its June 4, 1999 announcement, it has closed the sale of its Transportation Business Unit to Digital Dispatch Systems of Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.

About MDSI

MDSI(TM) is a global leader in the development and implementation of workforce management and wireless connectivity solutions for companies with mobile resources. MDSI serves companies in the utility and telecommunications/cable markets, and other strategic field service markets where mobile resources are key to the delivery of customer service, such as maintenance and repair organizations, state and local government, and insurance. The Company was founded in 1993, and has operations in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia. With approximately 100 customers in over 25 countries worldwide, MDSI is the choice of industry leaders such as: AT&T Wireless Services, Belgacom SA, Boston Edison Company, Cablevision Systems Corporation, Cox Communications, Illinois Power Company, North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Pacific Gas & Electric, San Diego Gas & Electric, Tele Danmark and Telenor.

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