Poynt Corporation

Poynt Corporation

December 20, 2010 17:00 ET

Poynt Expands Australian Availability to Include Windows Phone 7 and Android

Poynt continues to expand device availability across new geographies

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 20, 2010) - Poynt Corporation ("Poynt" or the "Company")(TSX VENTURE:PYN), a leading provider of mobile local search services, today announced their Poynt Local Search App ("Poynt App" or the "App") is now available for Windows Phone 7 and Android devices in Australia.

The Poynt App harnesses the power of multiple applications in one intuitive package. Users can search for business listings, restaurants and movie showtimes and then click-to-call, click-to-browse, map location and email results to friend without exiting the application. The App also provides local weather forecasts and has an integrated weather screen.

Poynt is a free App that utilizes each device platform to its full advantage. Poynt for Windows Phone 7 devices includes specific features such as the pivot function to facilitate toggling between different features and screens. Poynt for Android devices allows users to add listings to contacts and integrates a Top 10 movie widget and voice activated search to make users' local search experience even more seamless.

"Expanding Poynt's device availability in Australia allows even more consumers to experience the App's ease of use," said Andrew Osis, CEO, Poynt Corp. "Each platform offers unique opportunities to make the App great, and we are proud to be able to offer our local search solution to more Australian users."

The new version of Poynt for Windows Phone 7 and Android is immediately available for download from the Marketplace, Android Market, or OTA at m.poynt.com.

About Poynt Corporation

Poynt Corporation (about.poynt.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 Poynt application (www.poynt.com) is a mobile local search service available over BlackBerry smartphones, iPhone and iPod Touch as well as Android devices. Through agreements with directory and vertical content providers in Canada, the United States, Europe and Australia, Poynt simplifies finding and connecting with businesses, retailers and events wherever and whenever it is most convenient for the consumer. The MyInboxNow offering 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, Poynt Corp. trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol PYN.

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.

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