Briefs: to be on Yahoo! Local

January 6, 2006 said Friday it signed a distribution agreement with Yahoo! Local.

A joint venture between AT&T and BellSouth, provides local information and allows local businesses to advertise online.

"Yahoo!'s large and loyal user base, as well as a strong brand as a leading Internet company, brings significant value and benefit to advertisers," Charles Stubbs, president of, said in a news release.

The network "provides significant Internet yellow pages exposure available to advertisers with a single purchase. This is a direct benefit to advertisers and a great business opportunity to all current advertisers of AT&T yellow pages and BellSouth advertising and publishing," he added.

Copyright 2006 by United Press International

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