Contec Innovations Inc.

Contec Innovations Inc.

June 25, 2008 09:00 ET

Contec Welcomes Marketwire to the BUZmob Mobile Media Network

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 25, 2008) - Contec Innovations Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BUZ), a global mobile services provider, today announced that Marketwire, a full-service newswire and communications workflow solutions provider, has partnered with the BUZmob™ Mobile Media Network to mobilize their news content. As a content provider to BUZmob, Marketwire is now able to license and deliver its newswire content as a single, searchable mobile content channel to worldwide mobile operators and service providers.

The BUZmob Mobile Media Network has more than 200 media sources, news agencies and newswire service providers mobilizing content channels of current news, sports, finance, business, weather, sports, entertainment and user-generated content.

Commenting on the partnership, Bernadette Lee, VP of Products and Partners of Marketwire, said, "Mobile phones are proliferating worldwide as an on-demand media access point. BUZmob provides us with a gateway to exploring efficient and effective ways to reach this content-hungry audience. BUZmob also gives our clients a simple solution to reach mobile audiences worldwide through operators and service providers that are developing innovative services to deliver on-demand news content."

"As a global distributor of public company news, Marketwire provides our distribution network of mobile operators and service developers with a critical channel of content they need to provide competitive mobile finance or top headline news offerings as potential service offerings," said Don Lay, President and CEO of Contec. "We are delighted to have Marketwire mobilize their news in the BUZmob Mobile Media Network."

About BUZmob

BUZmob provides an exciting new business model for delivering current and compelling content to mobiles worldwide. Partnership opportunities are available to media publishers, mobile operators and value-added service providers, advertising networks, mobile search providers and global brands. For more information on partnering in BUZmob visit or call Oren Friedman at +1.604.552.0360.

About Marketwire

The only fully integrated North America-based global newswire, Marketwire, Inc. is a full-service partner to IR, PR and MarCom professionals seeking top-tier news distribution, media management, multimedia and monitoring solutions. Marketwire's customer-centric corporate philosophy is focused on being the best by infusing every aspect of its business with the following core attributes: precision, adaptability, innovation and simplicity. Marketwire delivers its clients' news to the world's media and financial communities, fulfilling disclosure requirements in North America in compliance with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), and serving as Primary Information Provider (PIP) with the UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA). With a reputation for technology leadership, Marketwire offers innovative products and services -- including Social Media, Search Engine Optimization, Dashboard Mobile Financial, News Dashboard coverage reports, exclusive access to networks such as the Canadian Press Wire Network, Easy IR and Easy PR workflow solutions, and more -- that help communication professionals maximize their effectiveness while ensuring accuracy and best practices. Having merged companies (Market Wire and CCNMatthews) in April 2006, and enjoying a combined history of 25 years of service, Marketwire is now majority-owned by OMERS Capital Partners, the private equity arm of one of Canada's largest pension funds. Marketwire distributes the majority of press releases issued by publicly traded companies in Canada and serves more than 8,000 clients worldwide through 18 offices on four continents. For more information, visit us at

About Contec Innovations

We are innovators in mobile technology and services. Our BUZmob™ Mobile Media Network enables mobile operators, media publishers and service providers to generate new revenue from dynamic content services that engage mobile audiences worldwide. Contec Innovations (TSX VENTURE:BUZ) has the largest portfolio of "live" news, sports, entertainment and finance mobile content channels delivered as a managed service. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Contec has a sales and support office in Beijing, China. For more information:


Don Lay, CEO

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