Call Genie Inc.

Call Genie Inc.

December 01, 2008 08:30 ET

Call Genie Enters Into "Full Product Suite" Contract With Major Latin American Yellow Pages Publisher

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 1, 2008) - Call Genie Inc. (TSX:GNE) (the "Corporation") today announced that it has entered into a multi-year contract with La Gran Guia S.A., a Chilean Yellow Pages publisher owned by El Mercurio S.A.P. and VTR GlobalCom S.A. El Mercurio S.A.P. operates a network of 19 regional newspapers and 32 radio stations across Chile, while VTR GlobalCom S.A. is Chile's largest provider of broadband internet access, controls a significant portion of the cable television market, and is the second largest provider of residential telephone service in Chile.

Call Genie Inc. will be utilizing a comprehensive suite of its products to commercialize a mobile local search and advertising solution for La Gran Guia. The company's multi-year contract is based primarily on a revenue share arrangement, but also includes upfront implementation fees, transactional fees and hosting fees. It is anticipated that the solution will be commercialized in phases over the course of 2009 and into 2010.

"Our contract with La Gran Guia represents a significant beachhead into a large, and rapidly expanding Latin American market," said Mike Durance, CEO of Call Genie. "We are very pleased to be working with such a forward thinking Yellow Pages publisher in this new region."

About Call Genie Inc.

Call Genie is a leading global provider of local mobile search and advertising solutions that connect ready to transact consumers directly with local merchants for local directory businesses, directory assistance services and local media publishers. Call Genie solutions are deployed in 11 countries around the world. Call Genie has been awarded the Excellence in Integrated Ad Management award by the Pelorus Group, has won the Yellow Page Association Industry Excellence Award for Marketing Innovation, the Whitaker Innovation Award, and the 118 Tracker Award for both Technology Innovation in the UK and most recently, Outstanding Contribution to the Industry.

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