News Release

Verizon Wireless Customers Can Send MCARDS! E-greetings From Their Wireless Phones

Verizon Wireless and Sharpcards Ltd Deliver Mobile E-greetings Service to Mobile Web 2.0-capable Phones

October 10, 2007

Jeffrey Nelson
Jeffrey.Nelson@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7519Lorraine Stephenson
Sharpcards
lorraine@sharpcards.net
917-952-8184

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Picture messaging just got more fun for Verizon Wireless customers with the availability of MCARDS! on Mobile Web 2.0SM. MCARDS!, created by Sharpcards Ltd, are a fun and creative way to send picture messages — whether customers are looking for a card to wish a friend Happy Birthday, share a flirtatious message or wish Good Luck, Verizon Wireless customers can choose from a number of MCARDS!, right from their Mobile Web 2.0-capable phones.

With MCARDS!, customers can select from a number of categories including: Cute Animals, Love Hearts, Flirty, Romantic, Miss You, I'm Feeling…, Disses, For Laughs, Happy Birthday, Sorry, Thanks and Congrats, Good Luck and Get Well, and more. Verizon Wireless customers can find MCARDS! in the Connect category in Mobile Web 2.0. New MCARDS! are updated in the New Arrivals category. Plus, customers have the option of making their own cards or sending a special message through the Love Meter that will see if the customer is compatible with his or her partner.

MCARDS! cost 99 cents per download and is delivered as picture messages to Verizon Wireless phones. Once a MCARDS! has been downloaded, customers can re-send the card unlimited times at no additional charge.

To get Mobile Web 2.0 from Verizon Wireless, customers simply launch the browser in the phone, select "subscribe" and accept the terms and conditions. Mobile Web 2.0 is available for $5.00 monthly access, plus airtime. Customers who sign up for a $15 V CAST VPak monthly subscription get access to Mobile Web 2.0, plus unlimited airtime for Verizon Wireless' V CAST service, ESPN MVP, Get It Now® and Mobile Web 2.0 services.

For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving more than 62.1 million customers. The largest U.S. wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 67,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

About Sharpcards
Sharpcards is a leading expert in branded visual content for the mobile industry. Products include mobile e-cards, video, wallpapers, animations and themes. Now established as a key supplier to all the major carriers in the UK, Australia and the USA, Sharpcards distributes to over 25 countries worldwide. Sharpcards Ltd was set up in 2000, originally focusing on the greetings and licensing industries, and has offices in London and New York.

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