Ottawa, Canada - September 14, 2005 - ZIM Corporation (OTCBB: ZIMCF), an international mobile services company specializing in SMS (short message service) applications, today announced the launch of an SMS alert service to update the community with information on the search for Jennifer Teague, an 18-year old missing from the Ottawa area.
The service, called AmberSMS, allows users to receive current factual information on their mobile phones or by email. The intent is for this information to be widely disseminated and hopefully result in information that will help in the search for the missing teen. By registering on the web-sitewww.amberSMS.com, the community will receive valuable information and updates.
"We ask that all people interested in being updated by SMS about the search effort visitwww.amberSMS.com," said Dr. Michael Cowpland, president and CEO of ZIM. "The costs associated with this service will be absorbed by ZIM in order to assist the police and the community with this search."
"Text messaging has a key role to play in search operations. Working with the police and the community at large, we hope we are able to assist with the search for Jennifer Teague," Cowpland said.
About ZIM Corporation
ZIM is a leading mobile service provider, aggregator and application developer for the global SMS channel. Headquarted in Ottawa, the company also has an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. ZIM is a public company listed on the OTCBB under the ticker symbol ZIMCF. The company was recently identified as the fastest growing public company in Ottawa, with 500% revenue growth over the last two years. ZIM's products include mobile e-mail and office tools, such as ZIM SMS Chat, and message delivery services, such as bulk SMS, premium SMS and location-based services (LBS). ZIM is also a provider of enterprise-class software and tools for designing, developing and manipulating database systems and applications. Through its two-way SMS expertise and mobile-enabling technologies, ZIM bridges the gap between data and mobility. For more information on ZIM and its customers, partners and products, please visit: www.zim.biz.
For further information, please contact:
Dr. Michael Cowpland, CEO, ZIM Corporation
(613) 769-3535 (cell)
Roberto Campagna, ZIM Corporation
(613) 863-7688 (cell)
Jennifer North, CFO, ZIM Corporation