Oslo, Saturday, January 1, 2000
ENIRO EXPANDS NORDIC COOPERATION WITH BLOM
Eniro, which owns the webpages "Gule Sider" in Norway, Eniro in Sweden, and Eniro in Finland, have now licensed oblique data from Bloms's database for a total of 36 cities/municipalities in Norway, 34 cities/municipalities in Sweden and 13 cities/municipalities in Finland.
Mikael Mathison, Product Manager Maps, Eniro Sweden says "We wanted to attract new users to Eniro as well as provide clear added value to our customers. Blom´s oblique images fit perfectly in our ambition to be the best and most local search service in Sweden.
Tore Andre Godager, Portal director GuleSider.no, Norway states "It has been essential for growth in our search service, to have a high focus on maps to attract users and create good products for our advertisers. We are now the market leader in this area, and outcompeting Google, MSN and other local rivals. Blom has been an excellent service provider to help us innovate and provide high quality in our service"
Business Development Director Arne Saugstad in Blom says that he is very pleased to see how Eniro has been able to capitalise on the opportunities that the Blom oblique data represents and he looks forward to continue working to supply innovative solutions to Eniro.
For further information please contact CFO Blom, Jan Erik Braathen on tel. +47 22 13 19 24.
Eniro is the leading search company in the Nordic media market. Eniro makes it easy to find people, businesses and products using directories, directory assistance, Internet and mobile services. Eniro´s core markets are the Nordic countries and Poland. Eniro is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm and has some 4,650 employees. In 2007, revenues amounted to SEK 6,443 M, with EBITDA of SEK 2,266M. Operating revenues and EBITDA exclude discontinued operations.