Yellow Pages Group
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Yellow Pages Group

January 20, 2010 13:30 ET

New Toshiba Notebooks to Feature YellowPages.ca™ Gadget on Desktop for Easy, Local Searching

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 20, 2010) - Yellow Pages Group, Canada's leading local commercial search provider, and Toshiba of Canada Limited have joined forces to make it easier than ever for Toshiba notebook users to find local businesses quickly and efficiently.

Starting this week, all new Toshiba notebooks sold in Canada with the Windows 7 operating system will feature a YellowPages.ca(TM) Gadget on the desktop that allows users to conduct a search and be immediately redirected to a locally-relevant YellowPages.ca search results page. In addition, the YellowPages.ca gadget will also be easily accessible within the My Toshiba Notebook Centre.

"YellowPages.ca continues to partner with organizations that extend the reach of our network and put our advertisers and their services in front of more potential buyers," said Nicolas Gaudreau, Vice-President, Digital Media, Yellow Pages Group. "This agreement with Toshiba of Canada is yet another way for us to connect small and medium-sized business with consumers through Yellow Pages.ca."

"We are pleased to be able to provide Toshiba notebook customers this useful tool to assist in getting the information they are looking for in a most convenient manner," says Todd Smith, Director of Marketing, Information Systems Group, Toshiba of Canada Limited. "Yellow Pages is a brand all Canadians have grown up with and now we have made the online directory more accessible for Toshiba notebook customers."

About Yellow Pages Group

Yellow Pages Group is Canada's leader local commercial search provider. Each year, the Company publishes more than 340 Yellow Pages(TM) and residential directories. YPG also owns and manages Canada's most visited online directories - YellowPages.ca(tm) and Canada411.ca(tm) along with CanadaPlus.ca(tm), a network of seven local city sites. YellowPages.ca(TM) can be accessed on mobile devices at mobile.yp.ca and through mobile applications on BlackBerry(R), Apple iPhone(TM) and Google(TM)'s Android(TM). Yellow Pages Group is indirectly held by Yellow Pages Income Fund (TSX:YLO.UN). For more information, visit www.ypg.com or for recent news on the Company, follow http://twitter.com/yellowpages_ca.

About Toshiba of Canada

Toshiba of Canada Limited is a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, one of the world's largest integrated manufacturers of electronic products and semiconductors. Headquartered in Markham, Ontario, Toshiba of Canada is a digital technology leader with a wide range of Audio Visual Personal Computers, notebook computers, high definition home theatre systems including televisions, DVD players, multi-media projectors, and portable media centres. Throughout its history, Toshiba's commitment to technological and environmental innovations has distinguished the corporation from its competitors.

Contact Information

  • Perry Schwartz
    Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
    Yellow Pages Group
    416-412-5623
    perry.schwartz@ypg.com
    or
    Sherry Lyons
    Director of Communications, Digital Products Group
    Toshiba of Canada Limited
    905-470-3538
    sherry.lyons@toshiba.ca