CALGARY, June 5 /CNW/ - Multiplied Media Corporation is pleased to
release the latest version of their Poynt local search product, offering users
the convenience of purchasing movie tickets within the Poynt platform.
Through Poynt, users have the ability to search for movies playing near
their specified search location. Once they have selected a movie and choose to
view showtimes, they are provided with a link to purchase tickets for their
preferred showing via MovieTickets.com.
"The application already allows our users to easily search for movies
playing near them, watch movie trailers and view showtimes," says John Lowe,
CEO, Multiplied Media. "Integrating the ability to purchase movie tickets is
the natural progression for the product, taking consumers from decision to
Poynt, which allows consumers to search for local businesses, services
and movie information, is available to Windows Live(R) Messenger and AIM users
throughout Canada and the United States.
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.
MovieTickets.com (www.movietickets.com), the world's most powerful
Internet movie ticketing service, offers moviegoers a convenient way to buy
movie tickets in advance. MovieTickets.com enables consumers to buy tickets
online for movie screens across the United States, as well as in Canada at
MovieTickets.ca; in the U.K. at MovieTickets.co.uk; in Ireland at
MovieTickets.ie; from any Internet-enabled wireless device at
mobile.movietickets.com; and from any phone at 877-789-MOVIE. The
MovieTickets.com theater chain group, which includes 122 theater chains, is
about five times the number of chains of its nearest competitor.
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forward-looking statements should circumstances or management's estimates or
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For further information:
For further information: Andrew Osis, CFO & Director, Multiplied Media
Corporation, (403) 313-3719, firstname.lastname@example.org; MEDIA CONTACT:
Margaret Glover-Campbell, Director, Communications, Multiplied Media
Corporation, (403) 313-3719, email@example.com