SOURCE: VeriSign, Inc.

February 12, 2007 02:56 ET

VeriSign Showcases Digital Infrastructure Portfolio at 3GSM World Congress

VeriSign to Deliver New Communications, Commerce and Content Services Including Mobile Payment Solution and Identity Protection for Mobile Users

BT and VeriSign Allow Mobile Users to Access Games, Software, Ringtones, Videos and More!

BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 12, 2007 -- 3GSM BARCELONA -- From technology that enables consumers to use their mobile phone to buy a sun hat on the way to the beach to the delivery of the latest entertainment over mobile and broadband connections, VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the leading provider of digital infrastructure for the networked world, today announced it will be showcasing its communications portfolio at 3GSM World Congress, including digital content, mobile commerce and mobile security solutions designed for network operators, Internet portals, media companies and retail brands.

"Mobility continues to be of great interest to enterprises and global brands, but many are still concerned about cost-efficient mobile payment frameworks, scalable revenue-generating content delivery platforms and end-to-end security," said Stratton Sclavos, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, VeriSign. "Our digital infrastructure solutions allow our customers to launch new services quickly and economically, with the intelligence, scale and security necessary to deliver a compelling consumer experience."

3GSM attendees will find a vast array of demonstrations at VeriSign's booth (Hall 1, D59) including:

--  Digital Content - VeriSign will showcase a variety of digital content
    services, allowing companies to deliver, manage and bill for dynamic mobile
    content, across and between major operator networks. British Telecom (BT)
    has implemented VeriSign ™ Intelligent Portal Services to deliver new
    mobile services to customers.  Download services include games, software,
    ringtones, wallpapers, screensavers, video and other personalized
    communications services. In addition, VeriSign will also demonstrate its
    recently announced Intelligent Content Delivery Network (CDN). By using the
    VeriSign™ Intelligent CDN, service providers, media and entertainment
    companies can deliver high-quality entertainment to consumers without the
    cost and complexity of managing their own CDN infrastructure.
--  VeriSign will also offer a hands-on demonstration of its Interactive
    Messaging Service.  See VeriSign's 10 wireless predictions for 2007 and
    cast a vote for your top choice via text message or email.  The voting
    technology is the same technology VeriSign has implemented for top rated
    reality TV programs and hit game shows on major broadcast networks
    including this past weekend's Grammy Awards viewed by over a billion people
    across the globe.
--  Mobile Commerce - VeriSign offers a comprehensive suite of mobile
    commerce solutions. At 3GSM, VeriSign will demonstrate for the first time
    its end-to-end mobile payment solution. The solution will enable consumers
    to make purchases from a vending machine, feed parking meters, transfer
    funds between savings and checking accounts and access, save and redeem
    coupons all from mobile devices.  VeriSign builds in the layered security
    necessary for consumers, operators and retailers to feel confident about
    mobile transactions.
--  Mobile Security - Building on VeriSign's security heritage, VeriSign
    will showcase its Secure Mobile Device Management Service (SMDM) which
    allows operators, MVNOs and enterprises to manage mobile phone security
    through over-the-air updates, remote data sweep for lost or stolen devices
    and data back-up to replace valuable information on new devices. VeriSign
    will also be showcasing Motorola's MOTORAZR mobile phone enabling the
    VeriSign™ Identity Protection (VIP) strong authentication soft token.
    VIP is a comprehensive solution that provides identity protection for
    consumers interacting online.
About VeriSign

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), operates intelligent infrastructure services that enable and protect billions of interactions every day across the world's voice and data networks. Additional news and information about the company is available at


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Forward-Looking Statement

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 inability of VeriSign to successfully develop and market new products and services and customer acceptance of any new products or services, including VeriSign Mobile Commerce, Digital Content and Mobile Security Services; the possibility that VeriSign's announced new services may not result in additional 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, 2005 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.