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Nimbuzz Signs Strategic License Agreement to be on Toshiba’s New TG01 Handset

February 16, 2009

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, February 16 /PRNewswire/ — Nimbuzz today
announced a collaboration with electronics giant Toshiba to develop optimised
versions of the multi-award winning Nimbuzz Social Messaging application for
its mobile communications division. The agreement will bring instant
messaging and social networking capabilities to Toshiba’s new high quality,
high performance TG01 Handset.

Nimbuzz’s best in class mobile social messaging client was selected by
Toshiba to provide an application that integrates effortlessly with an
individual’s sophisticated and “hyper-connected” digital lifestyle. The two
companies are working together to provide a device rich with communication
features that enhance the usability of the Toshiba device and put all friends
in one place.

Nimbuzz is an application designed to increase the desirability and
differentiation of its partner’s products. The mobile social messaging
capabilities will be seamlessly absorbed into Toshiba’s new handset with
minimal cost and maximum benefit to both users looking for a device that fits
their lifestyle and operators looking for new ARPU magnets alike.

Bertand Issard, Head of Product Planning & Strategy of Toshiba Mobile
Communications Division in Europe added: “All our application partners are
best of breed and are chosen for their mass market appeal and we are pleased
to announce Nimbuzz as our social messaging partner. Nimbuzz will complete
the PC like Internet experience of TG01 from flash site browsing to social
networking,”

Nimbuzz CEO Evert-Jaap Lugt commented: “Device enrichment and
differentiation is central to the overall desirability of mobile phones today
and Nimbuzz is excited to collaborate with Toshiba to provide a truly world
class value experience for Toshiba customers globally.”

Toshiba will be displaying its new TG01 with the Nimbuzz application
running at the Mobile World Congress, Barcelona Stand number 8A111.

Media Kit: http://www.nimbuzz.com/press

About Nimbuzz

Nimbuzz is a mobile social messenger combining instant messaging, (geo)
presence, and VoIP across popular communities, including Skype, Windows Live
Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, ICQ, Google Talk, AIM, and social networks
including Facebook and MySpace. The free application is available on the
mobile, web and PC, for instant messaging, location sharing, (group) calling,
file sharing, and chat rooms.

From one contact list users can call, chat, message and more, with all
their friends in one place. Nimbuzz is a feature rich mass market product for
the hyper-connected lifestyle.

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