May 27, 1999 ‚Äì Toronto ‚Äì TUCOWS Interactive Limited yesterday placed third in the 1999 Profit 100 list of the fastest-growing companies in Canada up from a ranking of seventh in the previous year. The company also received special recognition as the fastest-growing company in Toronto. TUCOWS Interactive Limited was the parent company of Internet Direct, before the ISP division merged with I.D. Internet Direct Ltd. in Vancouver in January 1999.
The 1999 Profit 100 rankings are based on a 5-year measurement of revenue growth (from1994 to 1998). TUCOWS Interactive Ltd.‚Äôs revenue grew by 8,758% in that period. ‚ÄúThe Profit 100 represents the broad range of opportunities available to Canadian entrepreneurs reflecting the theme of this year‚Äôs issue: Seize the Future‚Äù, says John Nemanic, president and CEO of I.D. Internet Direct Ltd. ‚ÄúWe would like to thank our staff and customers for their support during our growing years as without them, this accomplishment would not be possible.‚Äù
About I.D. Internet Direct Ltd. (www.idirect.com)
I.D. Internet Direct Ltd. (VSE:IDX) provides a full spectrum of Internet solutions to customers in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec with headquarters in Toronto. Now the largest Canadian independent Internet service solutions provider, I.D. Internet Direct serves over 130,000 subscribers and businesses through 24 local access points nationally.
I.D. Internet Direct Ltd.