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VeriSign Enables Canadian Carriers to Launch Nature Tones for Earth Day

TORONTO and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA (Marketwire) - Whether they prefer the call of the flycatcher or the song of a swallow, Canadians soon can surround themselves with nature sounds, with new ring tones for mobile phones and PDAs. "Nature Tones" are the latest in enhanced content that VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the leading provider of digital infrastructure for the networked world, is enabling mobile carriers to deliver to consumers throughout Canada.

As the world celebrates Earth Day 2007, a number of Canadian carriers and mobile content store fronts are introducing new lifelike "bird calls" that offer Canadians a more calming alternative to the standard trills and beeps of a mobile phone.

VeriSign's Intelligent Portal Services enables the next-generation mobile marketplace through customer branded mobile content and application storefronts for mobile carriers.

"We are helping Canadian carriers reach out to nature lovers, providing them with ring tones that reflect their interests and passions," said Aran Hamilton, Canadian regional vice president for VeriSign. "There is something fun and soothing about hearing the call of the sparrow in midst of the urban jungle."

The Earth Day release includes 13 bird calls -- from blue jays and blackbirds to roosters and owls -- and will soon be expanded to include other animals.

About VeriSign

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) operates digital 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 www.verisign.com.

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 Digital Content 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.