Multiplied Media Corporation
TSX VENTURE : MMC

Multiplied Media Corporation

June 17, 2010 12:00 ET

Multiplied Media Adding Telus Live Agents to Poynt

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 17, 2010) - Multiplied Media Corporation (TSX VENTURE:MMC) is pleased to announce it will be enhancing its Poynt wireless application in North America with TELUS live operators.

"We are pleased to partner with TELUS to provide live agent services to our customers," said Andrew Osis, Chief Executive Officer, Multiplied Media. "TELUS operators have rich business data at their fingertips, which will greatly augment the listings we currently provide our customers when typing on their smartphone isn't possible or when additional business listing content is required."

"Multiplied Media's Poynt is a favorite application for many smartphone owners. With the addition of TELUS live agents we expect Poynt will become even more popular," said Brent Allison, vice-president of Marketing with TELUS Partner Solutions. "We're looking forward to a long and collaborative relationship with Multiplied Media."

About Multiplied Media Corporation

Multiplied Media (www.multiplied.com) develops and operates mobile applications that enhance the consumers' ability to connect with the people and businesses most important to them. Their multi-award-winning application Poynt (www.poynt.com) is a mobile local search service available over BlackBerry smartphones and iPhone and iPod Touch devices. Through agreements with directory and vertical content providers in Canada, the United States and Europe, Poynt simplifies finding and connecting with businesses, retailers and events wherever and whenever it is most convenient for the consumer. The MyInboxNow offering, from newly acquired UnoMobi (www.unomobi.com), enables low-end feature phones to behave like smartphones for email access. MyInboxNow is available to mobile operators as a private label solution. Headquartered in Calgary, AB, Canada, Multiplied Media trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol MMC.

About TELUS

TELUS is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $9.6 billion of annual revenue and 11.9 million customer connections including 6.6 million wireless subscribers, 3.9 million wireline network access lines and 1.2 million Internet subscribers and 200,000 TELUS TV customers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services including data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, entertainment and video. In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed $158 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered 3.1 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Nine TELUS Community Boards across Canada lead our local philanthropic initiatives. For more information about TELUS, please visit telus.com.

Forward-looking statements

This news release and related disclosure contains forward-looking statements relating to the integration of TELUS Directory Assistance Services into the Poynt application and other statements that are not historical facts, including statements regarding potential benefits of the integration. Such forward-looking statements are subject to important risks, uncertainties and assumptions. The results or events predicated in these forward-looking statements may differ materially from actual results or events. As a result, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

These forward-looking statements are based on certain key assumptions regarding, among other things: the ability of the Company to integrate the technology, market interest in the integrated technology. Material risk factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking information include, but are not limited to: risks that the anticipated benefits of the integration will not be achieved; risks that the technology cannot be integrated as anticipated or that the integration will function as expected, risks that the usage of the integrated technology will not result in anticipated revenues; risks that the integration will take longer, cost more or result in more management distraction than anticipated; the deteriorating economic and market conditions that could lead to reduced spending on information technology products; competition in our target markets; potential capital needs; management of future growth and expansion; the development, implementation and execution of the Company's strategic vision; risk of third-party claims of infringement; protection of proprietary information; customer acceptance of the Company's existing and newly introduced products and fee structures; and the success of the Company's brand development efforts; risks associated with strategic alliances; reliance on distribution channels; product concentration; need to develop new and enhanced products; potential product defects; our ability to hire and retain qualified employees and key management personnel; and risks associated with changes in domestic and international market conditions and the entry into and development of new for the Company's products.

The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release. Except as required by law, the Company disclaims any intention and assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • FortyThree PR, Inc for Multiplied Media Corporation
    Evie Smith
    831-401-3175
    poynt@43pr.com