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Monday 07 April, 2003

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Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC
07 April 2003





RNS News Release

7 April 2003



                  Williams de Broe places QuoteTerminal order

Data technology company Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC (KTS) has added
Williams de Broe to its growing list of blue chip clients for QuoteTerminal, its
live UK financial data and news product.


Williams de Broe, one of the longest established City firms of stockbrokers, is
the third new client that KTS has announced in the past two weeks.  In March,
Royal London Asset Management and Prudential-Bache Limited both signed up for a
number of QuoteTerminal licences.


QuoteTerminal will initially be used in Williams de Broe's corporate finance and
private client departments in its London and Birmingham offices.


QuoteTerminal is used by finance professionals in the UK and offers premium
news, data and analysis sourced from well-known providers such as Standard &
Poor's, Dow Jones Newswires, RNS and AFX News.


Dr Marc Pinter-Krainer, Chief Executive of KTS, said:


'City institutions are continuing to look for ways that they can cut costs but
without compromising on service. For an increasing number of these institutions,
QuoteTerminal is proving to be the ideal, cost-effective alternative to Reuters,
Thomson Financial and Bloomberg. We are pleased to welcome Williams de Broe as
our most recent new QuoteTerminal client.'


Bob Nobes, Head of IT at Williams de Broe, said:


'Like many City firms we've recently been reviewing our market data costs. As
part of this process we looked at several different systems. We committed to
QuoteTerminal because it meets all our needs, is very cost-effective and, as
importantly, it offers the high level of security and resilience that we
require.'


Enquiries, please contact:


Dr Marc Pinter-Krainer                  Neil Boom/Jenny Leahy
Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC      Gresham PR Ltd.
020 8795 2700                           020 7404 9000


Bob Nobes
Williams de Broe
020 7588 7511

Financial professionals may request a free QuoteTerminal trial by calling the
QuoteTerminal sales department on 020 8902 1400.


About Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC


Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC is a technology and software solutions
company listed on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange
(AIM: KTS). Utilising its proprietary technology, KTS focuses on developing and
licensing software solutions related to real-time information processing. The
Group's information technologies aggregate, analyse and process live data and
deliver the enhanced information as organised knowledge in real time, tailored
to customer requirements, via the Internet and wireless platforms. This delivery
mechanism offers organisations a cost-effective communications infrastructure
and enables users to speedily connect to and instantaneously interact with live
information from any location at any time.


KTS provides real-time market data solutions to market professionals via its
financial information products which deliver essential real-time financial
information from leading data providers at a low cost point.


KTS is the holding company for Cognita Technologies Limited, owner of the
Group's IPR, and Sharepages.com Limited, an online publisher of financial
information. (www.ktsplc.com)


About QuoteTerminal


QuoteTerminal is the company's real-time financial information system which
offers a fast continuous stream of essential UK market data, analytics, news and
research for equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and derivatives,
seamlessly integrated into a single complete package. Premium data is provided
by leading information providers such as Standard & Poor's ComStock, Dow Jones
Newswires, RNS and AFX News. By utilising proprietary technology and the
Internet, financial professionals can immediately monitor and interpret live
market activity via a more cost-effective channel. (www.quoteterminal.com).


                      This information is provided by RNS
            The company news service from the London Stock Exchange