CALGARY, June 3 /CNW/ - Multiplied Media Corporation is pleased to
announce they have signed an agreement with Kapitol-Infobel ("Infobel") to
integrate their directory data into the Poynt platform. Infobel's data
coverage encompasses over 30 European countries, extending Poynt's potential
audience to approximately 2/3 of Europe's population or just over 565 million
Infobel's Local Search data will be integrated into the Poynt platform
and delivered over Multiplied Media's existing Windows Live(TM) Messenger and
AIM instant messenger platforms as well as the BlackBerry and other delivery
mechanisms as they are deployed.
"Infobel is a pioneer in online directory publishing," said John Lowe,
CEO, Multiplied Media. "Their data allows us to rapidly expand the Poynt
service into several key European markets."
"Multiplied Media has developed the best solution we have seen for the
Instant Messenger space," said Alain Wahba, CEO of Kapitol-Infobel.
"Integrating our local search content into the Poynt service provides added
value for our users, allowing them to access our data when and where is most
convenient for them."
Founded in 1995 in Brussels, Kapitol-Infobel is one of the first
companies in Europe to have published a telephone directory on CD-Rom and the
first in the world to have created an Internet White Pages. Kapitol-Infobel
manages, develops and distributes a data base of some 130 million European
telephone subscribers. Kapitol-Infobel also offers services of webvertising
and direct marketing. Kapitol-Infobel is active in Belgium, Germany, Denmark,
Spain, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
About Multiplied Media Corporation
Multiplied Media Corp. (www.multiplied.com) has developed Poynt
(www.mypoynt.com), the first multimedia local search service available over
Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger and AOL's AIM instant messaging networks.
Through agreements with Yellow Pages Group in Canada and Idearc Media
(Superpages.com) in the United States, Poynt connects consumers with the
facility, retail and consumer goods information that assists decision making
and purchasing. Headquartered in Calgary, AB, Canada, Multiplied Media trades
on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol MMC.
Forward Looking Statements
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fact, may include forward-looking information that involves various risks and
uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such forward-looking statements
will prove to be accurate. Actual result and future events could differ
materially from those anticipated in such statements. These and all subsequent
written and oral forward-looking statements are based on the estimates and
opinions of management on the dates they are made and expressly qualified in
their entirety by this notice. The Company assumes no obligation to update
forward-looking statements should circumstances or management's estimates or
opinions change, other than as required pursuant to applicable securities
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For further information:
For further information: Andrew Osis, CFO & Director, Multiplied Media
Corporation, (403) 313-3719, email@example.com; MEDIA CONTACTS:
Margaret Glover-Campbell, Director, Communications, Multiplied Media
Corporation, (403) 313-3719, firstname.lastname@example.org; Sandra
Sidis, Infobel, +32 2 379 29 52, email@example.com