Nimbuzz strengthens its global presence - opens local offices in USA and UK

NIMBUZZ STRENGTHENS GLOBAL PRESENCE OPENING US & UK OFFICES PALO ALTO & LONDON, September 8th 2009, Nimbuzz, the multi award winning mobile service which enables its users to call and message for free from their mobiles, today announced the opening of two new International offices, one in the US & another in the UK. Moving from the role of Head of Communications, Tobias Kemper will now head up the US office in Palo Alto, CA, seeking to capitalize on the immense opportunity represented by the US market, said to account for 280 million mobile subscribers. The US office will look after business development in particular to strengthen third party relationships within all sections of the US mobile eco system. The office will also carry out US-focused marketing and communications and local grass roots activity including work with Nimbuzz’ highly active group of Ambassador users via an official Nimbuzz USA blog - http://usa.blog.nimbuz.com. Kemper commented: “Nimbuzz has been very warmly welcomed by Silicon Valley and by a huge number of users in the USA. We’re excited by the US opportunity for a number of reasons. Firstly, we will be better able to support and respond to the needs of our growing user base in the US with local representation. Secondly, Nimbuzz will be well positioned to take advantage of the unrivalled business development, media and networking opportunities which exist here.” In addition to the Silicon Valley office, Nimbuzz has also just opened a London office, from which CMO, Neal Fullman and Business Development Head, Geoff Casely will manage global marketing, communications, design and business development efforts. The new US & UK offices join Nimbuzz’ growing international network comprising headquarters in Rotterdam, offices in India, Argentina, Brazil and local representation throughout Europe, the Middle East, South Africa & Asia. Nimbuzz founder & CEO, Evert Jaap Lugt commented: “The opening of our US & UK offices represents something of a milestone for Nimbuzz. They come at a time of extraordinary growth, with our total number of downloads fast approaching 10 million, on GetJar alone, and new registrations exceeding 1 million every month. “With our business on such a global scale, it is critical to respond locally to our users and business partners in key growth markets, and this commitment is underlined by the opening of Nimbuzz US & UK, which will be major contributors to Nimbuzz’ future success.” -Ends- About Nimbuzz: Nimbuzz is a new-generation mobile service, designed for the online age, making you more mobile. The multi award-winning Nimbuzz application enables people to enjoy free & low cost mobile calls, free instant messaging, social networking and other rich communication features, using the internet capabilities of the their mobile device. At the heart of Nimbuzz is the live Contact list – an always-on, hyper-connected, dynamic address book, enhanced with “real-time-presence” showing at a glance who’s online, offline, busy or away, their status messages, avatar pictures and social community activity. From here, users launch free and cheap calls between each other, IM chat sessions, picture sending, chat-room sessions, location based services and various other communication & interactive features. Nimbuzz users enjoy the freedom of communicating with friends between any internet enabled device, from mobile to mobile, mobile to PC/Mac and vice versa, harnessing the power of the Internet (WiFi, 3G, 2G, GPRS) With its mobile, Web, Wap and desktop clients, Nimbuzz is available on thousands of the worlds’ most popular devices across all major platforms – Symbian, Windows Mobile, iPhone, IPhone and iPod touch, Android, J2ME, as well as Windows and Mac desktop computers. Social networks & communities supported by Nimbuzz include Skype®, Facebook®, Windows Live Messenger (MSN®), Google TalkTM, Yahoo!TM, AIM®, MySpace, ICQ®, Gadu-Gadu, Hyves, Studi VZ, Giovani and others. The brainchild of serial Dutch entrepreneur Evert Jaap Lugt, Nimbuzz was launched in May 2008 and now enjoys a monthly growth rate in excess of 1 million new users per month, with users in more than 200 countries worldwide. For further information please contact: tobias(at)nimbuzz.com, +1-415-613-9201, or visit us at www.nimbuzz.com

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