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Multiplied Media signs agreement with t-info to deliver local search in Germany
May 15, 2008 (12:05 PM EDT)
CALGARY, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Multiplied Media Corporation is pleased to announce they have signed an agreement with t-info to provide local search in Germany. t-info is a joint venture between Deutsche Telekom Medien GmbH (DeTeMedien) and directory publishers in Germany.
The agreement allows the integration of t-info's local search, www.suchen.de , into the Poynt platform to be 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.
"Working with t-info as our first European partner is key to our expansion throughout Europe," said John Lowe, CEO, Multiplied Media. "In addition to business contact information, t-info will also provide additional local content, such as points of interest. This agreement confirms the value of our business plan and is the first step to expanding our coverage around the world."
"Multiplied Media has developed a compelling solution in the Instant Messenger market which has a huge following in Germany and several other markets we focus on," said Andreas Arndt, Managing Director of t-info. "We are committed to providing t-info's content to our users whatever channel they use wherever they are and Instant Messenger is a major platform for our users."
About t-info GmbH
Suchen.de is a brand of t-info GmbH, a joint venture of Deutsche Telekom Medien GmbH (DeTeMedien) and directory publishers.
is a pioneer in the German local search market. The local search engine finds local providers, traders and suppliers out of a large database which mainly crawls the information from the internet. After entering a keyword combined with a region, zip-Code, city or the complete address it views only local results on an innovative map. www.suchen.de
About Multiplied Media Corporation
Multiplied Media Corp. ( www.multiplied.com www.mypoynt.com ) has developed Poynt ( ), 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.
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