Whitepages.be is a directory edited from Berchem, Belgium
The directory is part of Truvo (previously called Promedia).
1999 Oct 26 Promedia lauched it's Whitepages website. For a while the domain name was redirected to the companies yellowpages, calles goldenpages.be
The expressions White Pages and Yellow Pages
go back to the late 1880s,
just a few years after Alexander Graham Bell had invented the phone (1876), Thomas Edison the electric light bulb (1879)
and while Gustave Eiffel was working on his Eiffel Tower (1887-1889). The expression White Pages is the International standard
for Residential Telephone Directories.
used in over 120 countries all around the World.
In some countries the registration of the whitepages domain
does not go back to the national phonecompany,
It happened at the Cremerie de Paris, one of the first internet cafes.
The idea was sponsored by Aimee de Heeren a fascinating Lady taking some web lessons ...
Born in Brazil she had once been
a friend of Professor Bell and Thomas Edison.
Bell loved to have some much much younger people among his friends
80 years later she just did the same ...
(see from the Phone to many many Whitepages ... it'a long story)
Hi, ... beautiful TV advertising for WHITE PAGES.com.au
by DDB Melbourne