SAN DIEGO, BEDMINSTER, NJ and WEST TRENTON, NJ — Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless provider, and dotPhoto, Inc., developer of the best selling Pictavision® application for mobile phones, announced today the availability of RingtalkerTM a collection of over 100 unique, customized talking ringtones and sound clips to Verizon Wireless' Get It Now® customers. With Ringtalker, Verizon Wireless customers with Get It Now-enabled phones can easily browse through conveniently labeled talking ringtones and sound clip categories, such as funny quotes from family members, crazy characters and sexy voices. Customers can also preview ringtones on their phones prior to purchase, making it easy to select the ringtone that best suits their mood that day.
"We have developed Ringtalker to be both fun and to be easy to use," said Glenn Paul, CEO of dotPhoto, Inc. "Verizon Wireless customers can give their wireless phones personality by customizing their ringtones with fun phrases, greetings or unique sounds that let them know exactly who is calling."
Verizon Wireless customers with select Get It Now-enabled phones, including the Motorola T720 and Audiovox CDM-9500, can visit the getTONES shopping aisle to download the Ringtalker application. Ringtones and sounds can be purchased for $1.99 for 1 ringtone, $3.99 for 3 ringtones or $7.99 for 8 ringtones. Download charges for Get It Now applications vary and airtime charges apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications. Get It Now is a virtual store with more than 500 applications available for download.
Verizon Wireless products and services are available in more than 1,200 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, at participating Circuit City and RadioShack locations and on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. For more information on Get It Now, visit www.verizonwireless.com/getitnow.
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 40 million customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless 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 receive broadcast-quality video footage of Verizon Wireless operations, log onto www.thenewsmarket.com/verizonwireless.
About Get It Now
Get It Now from Verizon Wireless puts a virtual software store inside a wireless phone. Customers with Get It Now-capable phones can download applications over the air and purchase them from their phones. getTXT, getIM and getEMAIL help customers stay in touch and communicate with others. getGAMES keeps customers entertained, while getGOING applications, made for today's mobile lifestyle, offers restaurant location services with maps, directions and more. View and share digital photos with getPIX, check out Web cams with getFLIX or identify incoming callers by assigning a unique ring with getTONES. getALERTS keeps customers informed while getBROWSING lets them access the Web from their wireless phone.
About dotPhoto, Inc.
Launched in 1999, dotPhoto, Inc. (www.dotphoto.com) is a privately-held online photo-printing, sharing and image e-commerce portal where members can print, share and sell digital photos. dotPhoto offers users the ability to add sound, text and voice to their online images; organize them into their own portfolio or album; arrange for secure access by friends, family members and business associates; sell downloads or prints of their images at prices they determine; and view and share photos on cellular phones. The Company's patent-pending "talking pictures" technology greatly enhances photo-sharing on the Internet, enabling a more real and human digital photography experience.
For businesses, dotPhoto offers a full range of digital photography processing and storage solutions. The Company's state-of-the-art high-speed digital processing system enables rapid file transfer, processing and print output of digital images to custom print formats. Corporate customers can also use dotPhoto's dynamic "talking pictures" technology to enhance their marketing and presentation efforts. dotPhoto also offers customized wireless photo sharing applications for premium content providers. For more call 1-609-434-0340.
Get It Now is a registered trademark of Verizon Wireless.