TOP NEWS, Infospace Switchboard In Distribution Agreement

Pasadena-based and Switchboard announced yesterday that the two companies have signed a distribution agreement to provide advertisers on the Switchboard online directory network., a joint venture between SBC Communications and BellSouth, and Switchboard, a wholly-owned subsidiary of InfoSpace, said that the deal would allow advertisers to have priority distribution in search results. The companies are targeting the local search advertising space. also operates the and telephone directory web sites.