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Melissa Data acquires M1 Data & Analytics

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Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.—Data verification and mail management company Melissa Data has acquired M1 Data & Analytics, a provider of telephone and address lookup data, from Metro One Telecommunications.

M1’s data offerings include directory assistance information that telephone companies give 411 providers daily. Adding this capability, Melissa Data will offer current names, phone numbers and addresses of recently moved businesses and residential consumers in the U.S. within the company’s data quality Web services, data enhancement services and mailing lists.

M1 was launched in 2006 by Metro One, based in Beaverton, Ore., to provide data analysis tools for enterprises.

Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

—Christopher Hosford

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