Welcome!

News Feed Item

Lingo Media Reports Second Quarter Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 08/29/12 -- Lingo Media Corporation (TSX VENTURE:LM)(OTCBB:LMDCF) ("Lingo Media" or the "Company"), an ESL industry acquisition company that is Changing the way the world learns English, announces its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. All figures are reported in Canadian Dollars, and are in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards unless otherwise noted.

Operational Highlights


--  Print-Based English Language Learning: 
    --  completed product revisions for the 3rd and 4th levels of PEP
        Primary English program 
    --  secured approval for product revisions from China's State Ministry
        of Education 
    --  negotiating international distribution agreements for the Quartet
        blended-learning program


--  Online English Language Learning: 
    --  completed development of the beta version of our new English
        Proficiency Assessment Platform 
    --  launched newly designed Q Kids Online English program 
    --  secured first sale of new Q Kids Online of 5,000 licenses in Turkey 
    --  advanced development of a new product feature set for Speak2Me 
    --  negotiating strategic development partnerships for Speak2Me 


Corporate Highlights                                                        
                                                                            
--  continued to seek ESL and other education assets for acquisition and M&A
    opportunities
    

Financial Highlights                                                        
Second Quarter Ended June 30,                            2012          2011 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Revenue                                             $ 737,163   $   455,740 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Operating expenses                                    645,172       487,433 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Amortization, share-based payments, and depreciation  109,587       801,212 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Interest, foreign exchange and other comprehensive                          
 income                                                67,078       332,440 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total expenses                                        821,839     1,621,510 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total comprehensive loss                            $ (84,676)  $(1,165,770)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                            

--  Revenue for the second quarter totalled $737,163 compared to $455,740
    for the same period in 2011, an increase of 62%. The increase in
    revenues in the second quarter of the current year is mainly
    attributable to higher revenues from online training contracts as
    compared to the second quarter of the previous year.  
--  Total expenses for the quarter totalled $821,839, as compared to
    $1,621,510 in 2011, due to the benefits of cost rationalization, a
    reduction in share-based payment and in amortization of intangibles. 
--  Total comprehensive loss totalled $84,676 or $0.004 per share based on
    20.5 million shares outstanding compared to a total comprehensive loss
    of $1,165,770 or $0.06 per share based on 20.5 million shares
    outstanding. 

The Company also announces that its application has been approved by the TSX Venture Exchange to extend the term of the 3,658,668 warrants issued by the Corporation on March 4, 2011 and the 1,875,000 warrants issued by the Corporation on May 11, 2011 (collectively, the "Warrants"). The terms of the Warrants have each been extended for a period of 18 months. The Warrants were scheduled to expire on September 4, 2012 and November 11, 2012, respectively, but will now expire on March 4, 2014 and May 11, 2014, respectively.

The Warrants were issued as part of private placement offerings by the Company which were completed on March 4, 2011 and May 11, 2011. For further information on the original issuance of the Warrants, please refer to the press releases of the Company dated March 4, 2011 and May 11, 2011 filed on SEDAR.

Warrant holders are advised that replacement Warrant certificates will not be issued and that the original Warrant certificates must be presented to the Company in order to affect the exercise or transfer of such Warrants.

The financial statements for the six months ended June 30, 2012 and accompanying Management Discussion & Analysis are available at www.sedar.com.

About Lingo Media (TSX VENTURE:LM)(OTCBB:LMDCF)

Lingo Media Corporation (www.lingomedia.com) is an ESL industry acquisition company that is Changing the way the world learns English, focused on English language learning ("ELL") on an international scale through its four distinct business units: ELL Technologies; Parlo; Speak2Me; and Lingo Learning. ELL Technologies is a globally-established ELL multi-media and online training company marketed under the Q Group brand (www.elltechnologies.com). Parlo is a fee-based online ELL training and assessment service (www.parlo.com). Speak2Me is a free-to-consumer advertising-based online ELL service in China (www.speak2me.cn). Lingo Learning is a print-based publisher of ELL programs in China. Lingo Media has formed successful relationships with key government and industry organizations, establishing a strong presence in China's education market of more than 300 million students. The Company continues to expand its ELL offerings and is extending its reach globally.

Portions of this press release may include "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of securities laws. Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made pursuant to the safe harbour provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on management's current expectations and involve certain risks and uncertainties. Actual results may vary materially from management's expectations and projections and thus readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Certain factors that can affect the Company's ability to achieve projected results are described in the Company's filings with the Canadian and United States securities regulators available on www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml.

NEITHER THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER (AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN THE POLICIES OF THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE) ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
"We're here to tell the world about our cloud-scale infrastructure that we have at Juniper combined with the world-class security that we put into the cloud," explained Lisa Guess, VP of Systems Engineering at Juniper Networks, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Enterprise architects are increasingly adopting multi-cloud strategies as they seek to utilize existing data center assets, leverage the advantages of cloud computing and avoid cloud vendor lock-in. This requires a globally aware traffic management strategy that can monitor infrastructure health across data centers and end-user experience globally, while responding to control changes and system specification at the speed of today’s DevOps teams. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Josh Gray, Chie...
"We're a cybersecurity firm that specializes in engineering security solutions both at the software and hardware level. Security cannot be an after-the-fact afterthought, which is what it's become," stated Richard Blech, Chief Executive Officer at Secure Channels, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Mike Johnston, an infrastructure engineer at Supergiant.io, discussed how to use Kubernetes to set up a SaaS infrastructure for your business. Mike Johnston is an infrastructure engineer at Supergiant.io with over 12 years of experience designing, deploying, and maintaining server and workstation infrastructure at all scales. He has experience with brick and mortar data centers as well as cloud providers like Digital Ocean, Amazon Web Services, and Rackspace. H...
Consumers increasingly expect their electronic "things" to be connected to smart phones, tablets and the Internet. When that thing happens to be a medical device, the risks and benefits of connectivity must be carefully weighed. Once the decision is made that connecting the device is beneficial, medical device manufacturers must design their products to maintain patient safety and prevent compromised personal health information in the face of cybersecurity threats. In his session at @ThingsExpo...
All organizations that did not originate this moment have a pre-existing culture as well as legacy technology and processes that can be more or less amenable to DevOps implementation. That organizational culture is influenced by the personalities and management styles of Executive Management, the wider culture in which the organization is situated, and the personalities of key team members at all levels of the organization. This culture and entrenched interests usually throw a wrench in the work...
Detecting internal user threats in the Big Data eco-system is challenging and cumbersome. Many organizations monitor internal usage of the Big Data eco-system using a set of alerts. This is not a scalable process given the increase in the number of alerts with the accelerating growth in data volume and user base. Organizations are increasingly leveraging machine learning to monitor only those data elements that are sensitive and critical, autonomously establish monitoring policies, and to detect...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Grape Up will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct. 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Grape Up is a software company specializing in cloud native application development and professional services related to Cloud Foundry PaaS. With five expert teams that operate in various sectors of the market across the U.S. and Europe, Grape Up works with a variety of customers from emergi...
You know you need the cloud, but you’re hesitant to simply dump everything at Amazon since you know that not all workloads are suitable for cloud. You know that you want the kind of ease of use and scalability that you get with public cloud, but your applications are architected in a way that makes the public cloud a non-starter. You’re looking at private cloud solutions based on hyperconverged infrastructure, but you’re concerned with the limits inherent in those technologies.
DevOps is under attack because developers don’t want to mess with infrastructure. They will happily own their code into production, but want to use platforms instead of raw automation. That’s changing the landscape that we understand as DevOps with both architecture concepts (CloudNative) and process redefinition (SRE). Rob Hirschfeld’s recent work in Kubernetes operations has led to the conclusion that containers and related platforms have changed the way we should be thinking about DevOps and...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Massive Networks will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Massive Networks mission is simple. To help your business operate seamlessly with fast, reliable, and secure internet and network solutions. Improve your customer's experience with outstanding connections to your cloud.
Everything run by electricity will eventually be connected to the Internet. Get ahead of the Internet of Things revolution and join Akvelon expert and IoT industry leader, Sergey Grebnov, in his session at @ThingsExpo, for an educational dive into the world of managing your home, workplace and all the devices they contain with the power of machine-based AI and intelligent Bot services for a completely streamlined experience.
Because IoT devices are deployed in mission-critical environments more than ever before, it’s increasingly imperative they be truly smart. IoT sensors simply stockpiling data isn’t useful. IoT must be artificially and naturally intelligent in order to provide more value In his session at @ThingsExpo, John Crupi, Vice President and Engineering System Architect at Greenwave Systems, will discuss how IoT artificial intelligence (AI) can be carried out via edge analytics and machine learning techn...
FinTechs use the cloud to operate at the speed and scale of digital financial activity, but are often hindered by the complexity of managing security and compliance in the cloud. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Sesh Murthy, co-founder and CTO of Cloud Raxak, showed how proactive and automated cloud security enables FinTechs to leverage the cloud to achieve their business goals. Through business-driven cloud security, FinTechs can speed time-to-market, diminish risk and costs, maintain continu...
"Cloud computing is certainly changing how people consume storage, how they use it, and what they use it for. It's also making people rethink how they architect their environment," stated Brad Winett, Senior Technologist for DDN Storage, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.