Call Genie Inc.

Call Genie Inc.

July 17, 2007 09:20 ET

Call Genie and Yellow Pages Group Extend Agreement

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 17, 2007) - Call Genie Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GNE), a leading provider of localized, voice-enabled search solutions to phone carriers, directory assistance providers and directory publishers, today announced that its current contract to supply its Enhanced Voice Directory (EVD™) product and related services to Yellow Pages Group (YPG) has been renewed and extended past its December, 2008 term. As well, YPG has contracted for additional services in this new agreement.

YPG first partnered with Call Genie in 2003 and became an investor in Call Genie in May, 2007. Call Genie EVD is the engine for YPG's Yellow Pages™ 411 Voice-Activated Directory service (310-YELO), a toll-free number that consumers can call, free of charge, to conduct voice-enabled searches for businesses listed in the Yellow Pages™ directory.

"YPG is an innovative publisher and this new agreement is a good indicator of the depth of our long-standing relationship with the firm," said Michael Durance, CEO, Call Genie. "We are proud that Call Genie's technology continues to add value to the outstanding national service that YPG provides to Canadians."

The Agreement has been extended for an additional term of two years, with an automatic renewal option for successive, two-year periods. The amendment and extension of the 2003 contract will also see Call Genie adding French-language capabilities to Yellow Pages™ 411 Voice-Activated Directory. Under the terms of the extended agreement, Call Genie anticipates receiving payments of $4.3 million as well as a share of the gross revenues generated by YPG.

About Call Genie, Inc.

Call Genie, Inc. is the leading provider of enhanced Voice-enabled Mobile Local Search ("VoMoLo") search products and services to Wireless Carriers, Directory Assistance providers, and Yellow Pages publishers. Offered as a turnkey or ASP solution, Call Genie's Enhanced Voice Directory (EVD™) platform enables companies to offer a comprehensive, voice-enabled business category search service to consumers and business customers. EVD™ is network, handset and location independent, and can be incorporated into any existing DA service or deployed as a stand-alone offering. Call Genie won the 2006 Yellow Page Association Industry Excellence Award for Marketing Innovation in North America, the 2006 Whitaker Innovation Award in Europe, and the 2006 118 Tracker Award for Technology Innovation in the UK. For more information, visit

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