Tucows Inc. retains the MKR Group for investor relations counsel

    TORONTO, Dec. 21 /CNW/ - Tucows Inc., (AMEX:  TCX, TSX:TC) a leading
provider of Internet services to web hosting companies and ISPs worldwide,
today announced it has retained the US-based Investor Relations firm, The MKR
Group, to provide investor relations and corporate communications services in
the United States.
    "Over the past year we have made significant progress in strengthening
our overall business by improving our wholesale domain name and email services
and adding to a now large domain portfolio, thereby positioning the company
for greater growth and profitability," said Elliot Noss, President and CEO of
Tucows. "As a result, we believe this is the ideal time to articulate the
Tucows message to investors. An expanded Investor Relations effort in the US
will enable us to better communicate our story to Wall Street, increase the
overall awareness of the company, and unlock hidden shareholder value."
    "The MKR Group is dedicated to serving micro- and small-cap companies and
has a long track record of success in increasing the exposure of our clients
among U.S. investors," said Charles Messman, President of the MKR Group. "We
believe Tucows is well positioned to benefit from trends in the Internet
services market and the time is right to launch an investor relations program
aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of the company in the United

    About Tucows

    Tucows provides Internet services for hosting companies and ISPs. Through
our global network of over 9,000 service providers we provide billing
solutions, millions of email boxes and manage over eight million domains.
Tucows is an accredited registrar with ICANN (the Internet Corporation for
Assigned Names and Numbers). Tucows remains one of the most popular software
download sites on the Internet. For more information please visit:

    About MKR Group, Inc.

    The MKR Group is a boutique investor relations firm that specializes in
the proactive representation of small-cap, micro-cap and pre-IPO companies
across a broad spectrum of industries. MKR's signature approach combines
in-depth knowledge of the financial markets, sector expertise and strong,
long-standing relationships with institutional investors, sellside analysts,
investment bankers and financial media. Through Wall Street-backed,
experienced professionals, MKR focuses on the aggressive marketing of client
companies to both the buyside and sellside. All aspects of the company's
full-service investor communications programs are committed to achieving
tangible results; MKR has a successful track record of enabling clients to
raise additional capital and to achieve a broader base of investor ownership
and research analyst sponsorship. See www.mkr-group.com for more information.

For further information:

For further information: Leona Hobbs, Director, Communications, Tucows
Inc., (416) 538-5450, ir@tucows.com; Charles Messman, President, MKR Group,
(323) 468-2300, tcx@mkr-group.com

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