RR Donnelley Renews Long-Term Contract With Telefoongids Media
Press release from the issuing company
CHICAGO, Oct. 2 -- RR Donnelley, the world's largest printer of telephone directories, has renewed its contract with Telefoongids Media, a directory publisher in the Netherlands, through 2007. Under the terms of the agreement, RR Donnelley will produce about 50 titles each year, totaling more than 8.3 million copies annually.
"As a leading directory publisher we are looking for a partner with a solid reputation which can guarantee us quality, and on time delivery. We found this in RR Donnelley. Therefore we are very pleased that the contract is renewed and we are certain that this contract will mutually enhance our businesses," said Lex Cohen, chief executive officer for Telefoongids Media.
Telefoongids Media is a leading directory publisher in the Netherlands. Their core product includes bundled white pages and classified directory ("pink pages") directories in 50 regional printed editions, as well as on CD-Rom, the Internet and mobile platforms. The bundled directory (De Telefoongids) provides a unique offering for customers in the Netherlands. The combination of white and pink pages enable advertisers to leverage the 1.7 million users who search De Telefoongids each day. Telefoongids Media has become the Netherlands' fastest growing provider of directories and related services. It currently has a revenue market share of approximately 41% of the Dutch directories market, while it is by far market leader in the usage.
"As the world's largest telephone directory printer, we have the insight and knowledge to consistently meet the needs of our customers," said Susan Henricks, president, telecommunications for RR Donnelley. "We are proud to be working with Telefoongids Media and are excited to continue working with them to build their business and brand."
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