BEDMINSTER, N.J., RALEIGH, N.C. and SAN FRANCISCO — Verizon Wireless and Mobile Greetings, Inc. today announced that Get It NowSM customers can now add a fun and unique touch to their everyday wishes by sending an animated greeting from their wireless phone to any e-mail address.
Remembering a birthday or other special occasion has never been easier with Mobile Greetings on Get It Now. Customers can browse, preview, and choose from hundreds of animated greeting cards to be sent directly from their wireless phone from virtually anywhere. For those who are on-the-go, sending a Mobile Greetings card from their Get It Now phone means not having to miss being part of a special moment. Verizon Wireless customers can download cards from their phone or visit Mobilegreetings.com where they can manage their address book, change their profile, and check the status of purchased greetings.
"We are very excited to be offering the best animated greeting cards available on America's largest wireless network," said Jacob Litke, CEO of Mobile Greetings, Inc.
Verizon Wireless customers with Get It Now-capable phones can download Mobile Greetings over the air onto their phone and pay just $1.25 per card, or $3.99 for 5 cards. As an introduction to Mobile Greetings, first-time customers will receive one free greeting card. The Mobile Greetings application is available on the Motorola T720, currently $79.99 with a $100 trade-in mail-in rebate and a two-year agreement. Customers can purchase Get It Now-capable phones at any of Verizon Wireless' 1,300 Communications Stores throughout the country, at participating RadioShack locations, or online at www.verizonwireless.com.
With a Get It Now wireless phone from Verizon Wireless, consumers nationwide can download games, entertainment and productivity applications over the air onto their phone. Prices vary depending on the number of applications downloaded and the applicable download charges; free demonstrations are available on many applications so customers can try before they buy. Airtime is used during the selection and download process, and during the use of many applications after download.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless is the nation's leading provider of wireless communications. The company has the largest nationwide wireless voice and data network and 33.3 million customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE: VOD; LSE). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com.
About Get It NowSM
Get It Now service from Verizon Wireless expands a wireless phone into an entertainment device that can also increase personal productivity. Customers with Get It Now-capable phones can download applications over the air and purchase them from their phones. Get Games and Get Fun keep customers entertained, while Get Going applications, made for today's mobile lifestyle, offers restaurant location services with maps, directions and more. View and share digital photos with Get Pix or identify incoming callers by assigning a unique ring with Get Tones. A variety of license-pricing options from a free demonstration to single use to monthly subscriptions are available.
About Mobile Greetings
Mobile Greetings, Inc. has developed a scalable, carrier grade Mobile Multimedia Platform for managing and delivering premium content to and from mobile devices. With thousands of interactive and animated greetings for any occasion, Mobile Greetings has emerged as a leading publisher of content for mobile phones. In partnership with best of breed digital content and entertainment providers, we allow mobile phone users to add a unique and entertaining touch to their everyday wishes. For more information please visit: www.mobilegreetings.com.