Mamma.com Inc.
NASDAQ : MAMA

Mamma.com Inc.
InfoSpace Inc.
NASDAQ : INSP

InfoSpace Inc.

August 09, 2005 16:54 ET

Mamma.com, Infospace Create Distribution Partnership

MONTREAL, CANADA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 9, 2005) - Mamma.com Inc., (the "Company"), (NASDAQ:MAMA), a leader in Internet search and online advertising, announced today it has signed an agreement with InfoSpace Inc. (NASDAQ:INSP) that will provide Mamma.com's search advertisers with distribution on all InfoSpace properties, including Dogpile, WebCrawler, MetaCrawler and InfoSpace.com. In addition, InfoSpace will provide distributed search results to be placed on the Mamma.com search engine beginning August 1, 2005. In the terms of the deal, InfoSpace will supply search results from some of the leading search engines on the Web.

The distribution of InfoSpace paid links on Mamma.com is expected to increase the number of paid clicks to InfoSpace's paid search distribution network and increase search revenues for both companies. Mamma.com's metasearch engine, www.mamma.com, has a unique audience of approximately 2.3 million users (Comscore Media Metrics May 2005).

"Mamma.com and InfoSpace have had successful technology partnerships in the past," said Guy Faure, President and CEO of Mamma.com, "and we are looking forward to beginning a new type of partnership where we can create revenue and user satisfaction together. Providing both targeted paid search results to appropriately answer commercial searches and returning premier Web search results from some of the top engines will generate value to our loyal users."

"We are very excited to commence this agreement with Mamma.com," said Richard Pelly, InfoSpace's Vice President - Search Distribution Sales and Strategic Partnerships. "Mamma.com's metasearch engine provides a distinct distribution channel that will help us extend the reach of our distributed search solution."

About Mamma.com Inc.

Mamma Media Solutions™ is focused on providing first-rate quality information retrieval on the Internet through its metasearch engine, www.mamma.com and is a leading provider of integrated marketing solutions to online advertisers. For more information, visit www.mammamediasolutions.com.

About InfoSpace Search & Directory

InfoSpace Search & Directory markets Web search and online directory products that help users find the information they need while creating revenue opportunities for merchants. InfoSpace Search & Directory operates a family of Internet properties that includes Dogpile (www.dogpile.com), Switchboard (www.switchboard.com), WebCrawler (www.webcrawler.com), InfoSpace (www.Infospace.com) and MetaCrawler (www.metacrawler.com) and WebFetch.com (www.webfetch.com). InfoSpace Search & Directory also powers Web search, along with online yellow and white pages, for a variety of Web sites. InfoSpace Search & Directory is a business of InfoSpace, Inc. (Nasdaq:INSP). More information about the company can be found at http://www.infospaceinc.com.

Cautionary Note regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding the agreement between Mamma.com and InfoSpace regarding the distribution of search results to Mamma.com from InfoSpace, and other statements regarding future features, functionality and anticipated benefits of the respective product and service offerings of Mamma.com and InfoSpace. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results, developments or events may differ materially from those referenced in forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause each of Mamma.com's and InfoSpace's respective actual results, developments or events to differ from the related forward-looking statements include actual performance under the agreement by Mamma.com and InfoSpace, the progress made and the costs incurred by each of the companies with respect to the development of their respective products and services and the timing of market acceptance of those products and services. A more detailed description of certain factors that could affect each of Mamma.com's and InfoSpace's respective actual results include, but are not limited to, those discussed in the risk factors described in Mamma.com's Annual Report on Form 20F for the year ended December 31, 2004 and InfoSpace's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004, respectively, and the respective subsequently filed Form 6-Ks and Form 10-Qs and other public filings made with the SEC, all of which are available without charge at www.sec.gov. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. Neither Mamma.com nor InfoSpace undertakes any obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect future events, circumstances, information or developments.

Contact Information

  • Mamma.com Inc.
    Deborah Kilpatrick
    Product Marketing Manager
    (514) 908-4325
    www.mamma.com
    or
    InfoSpace Search and Directory
    Jeff Hasen
    Director of Public Relations
    (425) 201-8618
    www.infospaceinc.com