Call Genie Inc.

Call Genie Inc.

May 26, 2006 09:00 ET

Call Genie Wins Prestigous European Award For Product Innovation

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - May 26, 2006) - Call Genie Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GNE) announced today that it has been awarded the European Directory Marketplace (EDM) Innovation Award by Whitaker Associates for its enhanced voice directory application.

"We believe that Call Genie's Enhanced Voice Directory (EVD™) represents real innovation in the Directory Assistance and Yellow Pages industries," according to Stuart Whitaker, President of Whitaker Associates. "The European Directory Assistance marketplace has substantially deregulated over the past few years, creating opportunities for technologies such as Call Genie's EVD™ to meet the emerging needs of new forms of competition and service delivery."

"We recently attended a Whitaker Associates Directory Assistance conference in Rome and were impressed with both the content of the sessions and the high calibre of attendees. It proved to be an excellent forum for introducing our Enhanced Voice Directory solution, already successful in North America, to the European marketplace," according to Darren Logue, SVP, Global Business Development. "We are truly thrilled and honored to be recognized by such a respected organization."

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Whitaker Associates is a leading consulting organization in the global Directory Services marketplace. Whitaker Associates believes that the free market system is the most effective way to organize production and distribution and seeks to assist, through conferences, publications, and consulting, in the development of free market systems worldwide.

This recognition represents the second major award that Call Genie has won in the past month. The Company was recently awarded the Gold 2005 Industry Excellence Award for Marketing Innovation in the Associate Members category from the Yellow Pages Association. As well, Yellow Pages Group of Canada won the Gold 2005 Industry Excellence Award for Marketing Innovation with the HelloYellow™ service in the Publisher category at the same awards ceremony.

About Call Genie

Call Genie's HelloYellow™ service is operational in the Greater Toronto Area by dialing 310-YELO. The service is the first of its kind in the world. Call Genie partnered with the Yellow Pages Group in December 2003 and began the commercialization of the service in September of 2005.

Call Genie is a provider of enhanced voice directory services. Call Genie's services include the development of interactive voice recognition applications, marketing and sales planning, operational support, and the management of related technologies and network operations center components. Call Genie is a leader in the voice sector of the interactive, local directory services market - the business of bringing together consumers and merchants. Please visit our website at

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