Sanoma Digital Oy has acquired the business operations of from Manta Ray Holdings Oy. is a service that gathers together Finnish blogs or blogs related to Finnish topics.

"Online traffic junctions have become more significant, and blogs form a considerable online publishing area. The service has now more than 12,300 registered Finnish users or blogs related to Finnish topics, and the number continues to increase," says Liisa Kotilainen, President of Sanoma Digital Oy.

"Sanoma Digital will further develop the service in cooperation with its earlier developers and user base in order to make the service more versatile and easier to access," continues Kotilainen.

"Since the service began operations it has become the leading Finnish directory for Finnish blogs. The blog list service is an important tool for users, and it also provides entertainment for the audience that follows blogs. It is also a significant marketing channel for bloggers. Sanoma Digital has the will and the resources with which it can make the service even more functional, and we believe that we can use the resources to provide a service that serves its users even better," says Alex Nieminen, owner of Manta Ray Holdings Oy.

Sanoma Digital is a SanomaWSOY unit focusing on network business operations in Finland. The company is divided into three lines of business operation: network media sales for corporate customers, the development of new commercially funded consumer products and classified electronic services.