Contec Innovations Inc.

Contec Innovations Inc.

June 18, 2008 09:00 ET

United Press International Joins Contec's BUZmob Mobile Media Network

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 18, 2008) - Contec Innovations Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BUZ), a global mobile services provider, today announced that United Press International (UPI) has joined the BUZmob Mobile Media Network to expand the reach of its global news content to mobile audiences worldwide. As a content provider in BUZmob, UPI's international and multilingual news is now available as licensable mobile content channels to mobile operators and services providers.

Commenting on the partnership, Ed Field, UPI's Director of Licensing said, "Delivering to mobile as a communications channel truly globalizes our reach. Partnering with BUZmob removes the complexity of having to develop a solution that would somehow reach the sea of mobile handsets in use today. BUZmob also provides a marketplace of partners that provide opportunities for us to monetize our news content."

Don Lay, President & CEO of Contec shared, "We are delighted to have a reputed newswire service such as UPI as a content provider in our Mobile Media Network. BUZmob addresses the substantial delivery gap in the marketplace that remains as a result of the challenges in transforming raw data into compelling mobile media services. BUZmob enables mobile operators and service providers to rapidly launch mobile value added services with UPI's news coverage."

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 UPI

Since 1907, UPI has been a leading content provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices throughout the world, UPI's content is distributed to thousands of new media, newspapers, magazines, policy groups and academic institutions worldwide. UPI's daily coverage includes domestic and international top news, entertainment and sports as well as in depth coverage and analysis of Emerging Threats, Security Industry and Energy Resources. UPI's content is presented in text, video, and photo formats.

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.

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