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WeatherBug Mobile & Sprint Deliver First Live Local Weather Conditions to Java-Enabled Handhelds

GAITHERSBURG, MD-July 5, 2005- WeatherBug, the leading provider of live local weather information services, today announced that Sprint (NYSE: FON) is the first wireless carrier to offer WeatherBug Mobile for Java (J2ME) -- the only streaming neighborhood level weather available via Java-enabled Handsets. Leveraging its exclusive network of 8,000 WeatherBug tracking stations throughout the U.S., WeatherBug Mobile offers Sprint customers precise, customizable reports, including current weather conditions, local radar, live camera views and forecast updates.

"A recent AP poll indicated that most Americans closely monitor weather reports but find them unreliable. People want reliable weather conditions for their specific location and want to be able to view them as they go about their day, depending on where they are," said Andy Jedynak, Sr. Vice President and General Manager, WeatherBug. "Unlike all other weather reports, which are based upon hourly data from local airports, WeatherBug offers continuously updated live weather information at your fingertips, when it matters most."

Sprint customers can personalize their weather reports by designating the specific WeatherBug Tracking Station closest to them, at any time during the day, including camera imagery from one of 1,000+ weather cameras. Another personal touch is the WeatherBug personalized photo option, which enables users to submit and view other user photos within the WeatherBug community.

WeatherBug Mobile also offers live local radar, 7-day and weekend forecasts. Current conditions feature: temperature, heat index, average wind, humidity, dewpoint, barometric pressure, monthly precipitation, sunrise and sunset.

"As we enter the storm and hurricane season - frequented by power outages and forecast skepticism, Sprint customers can now rely upon their WeatherBug Mobile service for personalized, current weather conditions," said Thad Langford, Director of Business Development for Sprint Consumer Solutions.

WeatherBug Mobile for Java is available for $2.99 per month vs. alternative services, which range from $3.75-3.99 per month. Sprint PCS VisionSM customers can download WeatherBug Mobile directly from their phone by selecting the "Weather" category from their "Get New" applications download page. For more information visit: http://www.weatherbug.com/wireless/mobilejava.

About Sprint
Sprint offers an extensive range of innovative communication products and solutions, including global IP, wireless, local and multiproduct bundles. A Fortune 100 company with more than $27 billion in annual revenues in 2004, Sprint is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying state-of-the-art network technologies, including the United States' first nationwide all-digital, fiber-optic network; an award-winning Tier 1 Internet backbone; and one of the largest 100-percent digital, nationwide wireless networks in the United States. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.

About WeatherBug
WeatherBug (www.weatherbug.com ) ensures that individuals, schools, businesses and communities always get the most precise live weather conditions, the most relevant reports, and the earliest weather warnings to safeguard their property and their lives. WeatherBug owns the world's largest exclusive weather network, which has over 8,000 live WeatherBug Tracking Stations and more than 1,000 cameras that generate neighborhood level reports every second versus other weather providers whose data is up to an hour or more old. This network powers various products and services, including: WeatherBug, the number one weather Internet application, with over 65 million downloads, that streams live neighborhood conditions to its home and work users; WeatherBug Media Services, which delivers live weather information to over 80 million U.S. households through partnerships with more than 100 local television stations; WeatherBug Education, which provides engaging weather information and educational tools to schools and colleges, including an online learning program for K-12 schools called WeatherBug Achieve; and WeatherBug Professional Services, which uses the company's unique weather network and software to provide high-value solutions for vertical industries such as energy, transportation, and first response. WeatherBug is a brand of AWS Convergence Technologies, Inc. www.aws.com .

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