DAG MEDIA SIGNS CONTRACT WITH E-COMMERCE SITE THESTREAM.COM
NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- DAG Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: DAGM), the leading independent print and on-line publisher of yellow page directories, has signed a marketing contract with TheStream.com an e-business site launched by Ursus Telecom Corporation (Nasdaq: UTCC).
The multi-faceted agreement will allow DAG Media the ability to provide its customers and Web portal users with computer-to-phone voice services. The partnership will also increase revenue for DAG Media's Internet division.
DAG Media's site (http://www.porty.com) features free nationwide directory information services, direct links to most major Internet sites organized by category, voice over Internet protocol, CallBack, Direct Access, Travel card, Unified Messaging, inbound and outbound voice messaging and faxing, fax and e-mail services, and all Internet connection services. "DAG Media's success and continuing growth in new markets and now expanding into the arena of e-commerce, is due to our ability to produce directories on a cost-efficient basis, implement effective market strategies, service the complex needs of growing customer base, and our expertise in publishing yellow page directories," commented Assaf Ran, CEO and president, DAG Media.
DAG Media's new affiliate, TheStream.com, serves as Ursus Telecom Corporation's global marketing and provisioning mechanism. Ursus is a global facilities-based telecommunications company that provides international services to more than 100,000 customers worldwide. The company operates directly and through a network of agents on five continents and over 45 countries that account for more than 80% of the World's International traffic. DAG Media's agreement with TheStream.com will effectively market the company's products in the essential e-commerce arena.
DAG Media has seven sales offices including three new offices. Two are dedicated to New Yellow, a general interest yellow page directory that is challenging the monopoly of the Bell Atlantic Yellow Pages in the New York market. One other sales office is dedicated to Jewish Israeli Yellow Pages.
SOURCE DAG Media, Inc. -0- 10/19/1999 /CONTACT: Lori Rosen, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Frank DeLuca, email@example.com, 212-255-8455, both for DAG Media, Inc./ /Web site: http://www.porty.com/ (DAGM UTCC)
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