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Richard Eyre appointed Chairman of Digital Bridges

Leading Mobile Games Publisher Appoints Media & Entertainment Expert as Chairman

London, 22nd December 2004: Digital Bridges, a world leader in the creation and distribution of mobile entertainment solutions, today announced the appointment of Richard Eyre, one of the most respected names in the media and entertainment industry, as Chairman of its Board. Previously a non-executive director of Digital Bridges, Eyre has increased his commitment to the company at an explosive stage in the company's growth. Coming at the end of a year which has seen the company's Q3 revenue grow by more than 30% over Q2, and in which the company has reinforced its presence in the US and Asia, this appointment will help bring an enhanced focus in the next phase of the company's development.

A high-profile figure within the UK media and entertainment business, Eyre has held some of the top positions in the industry's most prestigious organisations. He was previously Chief Executive of Capital Radio, whose value grew fourfold over the six years he held the post. In 1997 he became Chief Executive of ITV where led a turnaround at the network, reviving audience and advertising revenue performance. As Chairman and CEO at Pearson TV, Eyre led the company's merger with RTL, becoming Director of Strategy and Content in the new group.

In addition to his new post with Digital Bridges, Eyre holds a number of board and advisory positions at companies in the media and entertainment sector, including the Chairmanship of the Interactive Advertising Bureau and one of the largest independent TV producers, RDF; he is advisor to music entertainment company 19 Management Ltd and a board director of The Guardian Media Group.

Digital Bridges has launched a raft of premium branded titles over the last two months. , Following announcement of the company's exclusive co-publishing and distribution agreement with Electronic Arts, Digital Bridges has launched EA's FIFA Football 2005 Mobile International EditionT and EA SPORTST 2005 Tiger Woods PGA TOUR®. Other launches include 2 Fast 2 FuriousT, Colin McRae Rally 2005T, dbi 3-D Pool and the 3 MGM titles RollerballT, PlatoonT and RobocopT.

Commenting on his appointment, Richard Eyre said: "After 30 years in media businesses, I am immensely excited about the potential for a team of this calibre in a market such as this. Having worked closely with the Digital Bridges management team over the last two years, it is a privilege to step up my involvement at this exhilarating stage of the company's development."

Brian Greasley, CEO of Digital Bridges commented: "We are extremely pleased that as we make such rapid commercial steps that Richard is stepping up to the role of Chairman to enhance the board's support for the executive team."

About Digital Bridges

Founded in 1998, Digital Bridges is a world leader in the creation and distribution of mobile entertainment solutions. An industry pioneer, Digital Bridges provides the best in mobile entertainment to a global distribution network of operators, portals, retailers, interactive TV channels and other e-commerce outlets, representing over 400 million subscribers worldwide. The company possesses a unique combination of mobile technology, development and publishing expertise, and works with many of the world's leading media and entertainment brands including Crash BandicootT, RollerballT, RobocopT, The Pink PantherT, PlatoonT, 2 Fast 2 FuriousT, Weakest Link, Space Invaders®, EA SPORTST 2005 FIFA Football Mobile International Edition and EA SPORTST 2005 Tiger Woods PGA TOUR®. UNITY, the company's best-in-class technology platform, supports all current and future mobile standards, protocols, technologies and operating systems. Digital Bridges' investors include funds advised by Apax Partners, Argo Global Capital and Openwave Systems Inc. Digital Bridges has its commercial and publishing headquarters in London, with technology & production divisions in Dunfermline, Scotland and San Mateo, California as well as sales offices in Paris, Munich, Madrid, New York and Singapore.

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