Telmex Spreads Its Wings

We noticed with interest a recent news item reporting that the Mexican telecom Telifonos de Mixico (Telmex) has expanded into the directory business in Argentina, with plans to launch a new competitive directory in Buenos Aires. This comes on the…

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The New and Improved Yell.com

At our recent conference in Philadelphia, Yell Group's Eddie Cheng sought us out to tell us about his company's newly revised online directory, Yell.com, which Yell prefers to call a local search engine. One of the new features Yell is…

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RHD Sees Positive’ 2007

R.H. Donnelley issued its 2007 financial guidance today at the Credit Suisse Annual Media & Telecom Conference. The directory publisher is forecasting "positive sales growth" for the full year, with revenues reaching US$2.67 billion, and EBITDA of US$1.44 billion, a…

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AskCity Launches

As we wrote about briefly last week, AskCity has launched today. I will get a chance to play around with the new features today and will provide more detail in this week's Local Media Journal. In the meantime, Loren Baker…

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