Peterborough's YLM Launches Online Directory in Algeria



    PETERBOROUGH, ON, June 26 /CNW/ - Tim Kennaley, CEO and Co-founder of YLM
(www.ylm.ca), a division of the Breken Group is pleased to announce the launch
of its first International Online Business Directory in Algeria.
    Through its joint venture partnership with Orascom Telecom (Database
Management Services Ltd.), the directory was launched on April 7, 2008 in
Algeria under the QERIUS brand name (short for "Query Us"). The service is
distributed through Database Management Services Algeria in cooperation with
Orascom Telecom Algerie (Djezzy - www.djezzygsm.com) and can be accessed
through the web at www.QERIUS.dz or by dialing 808 for operator assistance.
The QERIUS Algeria Business Directory is now the largest and most accurate
business directory with over 80,000 businesses listed and growing.
    Mr. Assaad Kairouz, CEO of Database Management Services Ltd. (the joint
venture), commented, "The QERIUS Business Directory has met with great
feedback from the general public and by the listed businesses in Algeria.
Shortly after the launch, the call centre facilities were loaded to the
maximum, and we received over 30,000 web searches in the first 30 days (and
Algeria is relatively early in its Internet usage). A recent survey of those
calling the "808" Service indicated that over 80% were satisfied with the
search results and 95% said they would use the service again. YLM has done a
great job in setting up the directory for launch and we are very pleased to
partner with YLM, based on their superior products, services and expertise in
the Online Business Directory field. This is only the beginning!"
    Mr. Kennaley also said, "This Algerian Business Directory will also
provide YLM with Ongoing Annual License Fees and Support Contracts, in
addition to sharing revenues earned by the joint venture company through sales
of enhanced listings and voice access services. We are looking forward to
growing the Algerian business and expanding into other countries with
Orascom".

    About Orascom Telecom:

    Orascom Telecom is a leading international telecommunications company
operating GSM networks in six high growth markets in the Middle East, Africa
and South Asia, having a total population under license of approximately
450 million with an average mobile telephony penetration of approximately 41%
as of March 31st, 2008. Orascom Telecom operates GSM networks in Algeria
("OTA"), Pakistan ("Mobilink"), Egypt ("Mobinil"), Tunisia ("Tunisiana"),
Bangladesh ("Banglalink"), Zimbabwe ("Telecel Zimbabwe"), and has acquired in
early 2008 a license to operate mobile services in North Korea. Orascom
Telecom had over 74 million subscribers as of March 31st, 2008. Orascom
Telecom is traded on the Cairo & Alexandria Stock Exchange under the symbol
(ORTE.CA, ORAT EY), and on the London Stock Exchange its GDR is traded under
the symbol (ORTEq.L, OTLD LI). www.orascomtelecom.com

    About Breken / YLM:

    YLMTM (Your Local Marketplace), a division of The Breken Group (based in
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada), is an Internet web services company that
specializes in providing leading edge online public business directory
services for public access, and economic development tools for key sponsoring
partners. The company's enhanced listing and web services products enable all
businesses in a community to create a compelling yet easy to manage web
presence that can be found through multiple YLM directories within the
community. In turn, consumers and other members of the community use the
online directories to perform true local searches for products, services,
events and other information. These community directories are accessed through
key community sponsors such as Local Governments, Chambers of Commerce,
Tourism Boards, other Associations, the major "Search Engines" and YLM Portal
sites (www.YLM.ca). YLM's products and services are currently used by over 100
communities in Canada (collectively listing over 330,000 businesses) and a
growing number of organizations worldwide. YLM has also formed a joint venture
with Orascom Telecom to provide Directory Services in the International
marketplace. The joint venture company will utilize YLM-patented technology
and expertise to establish local online business directories to operate
alongside the various Orascom Telecom owned mobility companies throughout the
Middle East, Africa and South Asia.

    This press release contains statements that could be construed as forward
looking. These statements appear in a number of places in this presentation
and include statements regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of
our customer base, estimates regarding future growth in the different business
lines and the global business, market share, financial results and other
aspects of the activity and situation relating to the company. Such forward
looking statements are no guarantees of future performance and involve risks
and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially from those in the
forward looking statements as a result of various factors. You are cautioned
not to place undue reliance on those forward looking statements, which speak
only as of the date of this information, which is not intended to reflect The
Breken Group / YLM's business strategy or the occurrence of unanticipated
events.





For further information:

For further information: Robert Jones, VP Marketing, YLM at
rjones@ylm.ca, (705) 741-5867 ext. 525; or Tim Kennaley, CEO YLM Inc. at
tkennaley@ylm.ca, (705) 741-5867 ext. 507

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