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8/04/2005

 
Jamster! Delivers Exclusive Ring Tones & Wallpaper Featuring 'Scream Tour IV: The Heartthrobs' Celebrities

New Ringtones, Fun Sounds and Wallpaper From Bow Wow, Omarion and Marques Houston Bring 'Scream Tour' Artists Direct to Fans' Cell Phones

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jamster! the premier provider of mobile content and a wholly owned subsidiary of VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) , today announced that it is the exclusive provider of mobile content for this summer's "Scream Tour IV: The Heartthrobs" tour, which features some of the hottest hip-hop and R&B artists together on one stage.

Jamster! will deliver a variety of entertaining content including ring tones, fun sounds and wallpapers featuring platinum award-winning artists Bow Wow and Omarion, Top Ten R&B star Marques Houston and the brand new group 3on3.

Exclusive Jamster! mobile content for the Scream Tour includes:

-- Jamster! Fun Sounds -- an alternative to traditional music-based
ring tones, featuring original tunes and popular phrases, including
a "You Have a Message!" fun sound announcing the arrival of a text
message and "Wake Up!" fun sounds for the alarm clock function.
-- "Pick up the Phone!" ring tones.
-- 'Real Tones' -- MP3 quality ring tones -- of popular hits from Bow
Wow, Omarion and Marques Houston.
-- Wallpapers of Scream Tour artists.

"Ring tones are quickly becoming the definitive way for consumers to personalize their cell phones to reflect who they are," said Dan Mosher, director of Mobile Content Services, Jamster!. "We're bringing R&B and hip-hop fans a new dimension to the live concert experience by providing exclusive ringtones and wallpaper from popular artists performing in this year's Scream Tour."

Jamster! is a major sponsor of the fourth annual Scream Tour, which began on July 20 in Trenton, NJ, and ends September 4 in Miami, FL, after stopping in U.S. cities including Chicago, IL, Las Vegas, NV, Oakland, CA and Atlanta, GA.

The Scream Tour was created to bring elaborate performances, spectacular visual effects and rap and R&B heart-thumping music to more than one million music lovers across the country. Jamster!'s sponsorship of the Scream Tour also includes radio and television promotions, ticket giveaways and tour backpacks.

All of the Jamster! Scream Tour mobile content is available immediately at www.jamster.com/screamtour.

About Jamster! and VeriSign

Jamster!, operating worldwide, is a wholly owned subsidiary of VeriSign, Inc. Jamster! delivers mobile content services -- including ring tones, popular music, graphics, and games -- to carriers and consumers. Jamster! is a premier provider of mobile content and delivers a robust catalog of downloadable content including ring tones, popular music, graphics and games. VeriSign, Inc., operates intelligent infrastructure services that enable businesses and individuals to find, connect, secure and transact across today's complex global networks. Additional news and information about the company is available at www.verisign.com.

Trademarks

VeriSign, and other trademarks, service marks and logos are registered or unregistered marks of VeriSign, Inc. and its subsidiaries in the United States and in foreign countries.

Statements in this announcement other than historical data and information constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause VeriSign's actual results to differ materially from those stated or implied by such forward-looking statements. The potential risks and uncertainties include, among others, the uncertainty of future revenue and profitability and potential fluctuations in quarterly operating results due to such factors as the risk that VeriSign's announced strategic relationships, including the relationship described herein, may not result in additional products, services, customers, profits or revenues; and increased competition and pricing pressures. More information about potential factors that could affect the company's business and financial results is included in VeriSign's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004 and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. VeriSign undertakes no obligation to update any of the forward-looking statements after the date of this press release.

Source: VeriSign, Inc.

CONTACT: Lori Sinsley of VeriSign Media Relations, +1-650-426-4716, or
lsinsley@verisign.com, or Tom McCallum of VeriSign Investor Relations,
+1-650-426-3744, or tmccallum@verisign.com

Web site: http://www.verisign.com/

Web site: http://www.jamster.com/




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