infoUSA to License Its Point of Interest Database to ALK Technologies

OMAHA, Neb.-- infoUSA® (NASDAQ:IUSA), the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases, sales leads, direct marketing, and email marketing, today announced an agreement to license its U.S. and Canadian business databases to ALK Technologies, the leading worldwide developer of GPS navigation, mileage, mapping and route guidance software.

The agreement enables ALK Technologies to integrate infoUSA's Point-of-Interest (POI) database of select businesses in the U.S. and Canada into its CoPilot Live GPS Navigation applications for mobile devices. Using infoUSA data, ALK customers will be able to access information on millions of POI locations including restaurants, hotels, gas stations, shopping, recreation and entertainment facilities.

ALK Technologies CoPilot Live GPS Navigation solutions run on Windows Mobile devices including Smartphones and Pocket PCs. CoPilot Live solutions for the Palm Treo 700w, 700wx, and 750 series, the Motorola Q, T-Mobile Dash and Cingular Wireless BlackJack are also available.

Vin Gupta, Chairman and CEO, infoUSA, commented, "Navigation and GPS tools are transforming the way consumers are using mobile devices, and infoUSA data drives the majority of these services. infoUSA's proprietary compilation and verification process ensures that all of our business listings contain the most current and accurate information available. Making this valuable and timely infoUSA data available to ALK users gives them the most reliable and comprehensive information with which to make important destination and purchase decisions."

"CoPilot Live is a premium GPS Navigation solution, and combining best in class routing and mapping with a comprehensive Points-of-Interest data set from infoUSA is a natural progression for ALK," said Dan Titus, ALK's Vice President of Mobility Solutions.
"This is ALK's first step towards a much more robust navigation based services (NBS) solutions strategy by adding premium content to our CoPilot GPS Navigation solution."

infoUSA is a leading provider of POI data to the navigation and mobile GPS industry. Millions of consumers use infoUSA data on a daily basis because of its highly accurate listings.

For more information, please contact Jim DeRouchey, President of Database Licensing, at 402-537-7915 or

About infoUSA

infoUSA (, founded in 1972, is the leading provider of business and consumer databases for sales leads & mailing lists, database marketing services, data processing services and sales and marketing solutions. Content is the essential ingredient in every marketing program, and infoUSA has the most comprehensive data in the industry, and is the only company to own 12 proprietary databases under one roof. The infoUSA database powers the directory services of the top Internet traffic-generating sites. Nearly 4 million customers use infoUSA's products and services to find new customers, grow their sales, and for other direct marketing, telemarketing, customer analysis and credit reference purposes. infoUSA headquarters are located at 5711 S. 86th Circle, Omaha, NE 68127 and can be contacted at (402) 593-4500. To know more about Sales Leads, click To get a 7-day free trial and 100 free sales leads, click

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