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(New York, NY - March 15, 2005) -- JupiterResearch, a division of Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), today released the results of its annual wireless forecast. The report, entitled "Wireless Market Forecast, 2004 to 2009," forecasts mobile phone adoption in the U.S. through 2009 as well as revenue from consumer messaging applications and premium content such as ring tones, games and icons, among others. According to the report, ring tone revenues were $91 million in 2003, more than doubled to $217 million in 2004 and will reach $724 million in 2009. Mobile games revenues were $24 million in 2003, tripled to $72 million in 2004, and should reach $430 million in 2009.

Despite this rapid growth, ring tones and games accounted for just 10% of carriers' non-access data revenue in 2004, partly because ring tone and game capable handsets have not yet achieved very high market penetration. Overall, data services revenue, including ring tones, games and messaging services, still represent only single-digit percentages of carriers' consumer revenue. But given the rapid recent and projected growth, U.S. carriers have reason to be optimistic.

"During the next five years, the mix of data services will evolve, but messaging will still account for 65% of non-voice, non-data access revenues," according to Julie Ask, research director at JupiterResearch. Carriers' premium content revenue mix will continue to diversify with the growing popularity of games, wallpaper, content and productivity applications. Ring tones will remain the largest revenue stream for carriers in the premium content category, but will not dominate as they have in previous years.

The complete findings of this report are immediately available to JupiterResearch clients online. For additional information on the report or JupiterResearch's wireless service visit or contact Kieran Kelly, Vice President of GlobalSales and Client Service, at 1-800-481-1212 or [email protected].

About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), (, headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading global provider of original information, images, research and events for information technology, business and creative professionals. Jupitermedia includes JupiterImages, one of the leading images companies in the world with over 5.0 million images online serving creative professionals with brands like Comstock Images, Creatas, PictureQuest, Liquid Library, Thinkstock Images, Thinkstock Footage,,,, and; and JupiterWeb, the online media division of Jupitermedia which operates five distinct online networks: and for IT and business professionals; for developers; for interactive marketers; and, for creative professionals. JupiterWeb properties include more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by over 20 million users and generate over 300 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes: JupiterResearch, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 14 vertical markets; and JupiterEvents, which produces offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including Search Engine Strategies and WiFi/VoWiFi Planet.

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Lisa DiGiacomo
Marketing and Public Relations Associate
[email protected]

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