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PRESS RELEASE: Verizon Wireless Joins Fujifilm's "Get The Picture Online Service" Network
Verizon Wireless Customers Can Now Share and Print Digital Camera Phone Pictures through Fujifilm's Online Digital Printing Service
Basking Ridge, N.J. and Valhalla, NY, February 28, 2007 - FUJIFILM U.S.A., Inc. and Verizon Wireless today announced Verizon Wireless has joined the Fujifilm Get the Picture Online Service Network, one of the largest online retail print service networks in the photofinishing industry. Through this relationship, Verizon Wireless customers can now print digital camera phone and digital camera pictures directly from Verizon Wireless' picture sharing online site, Pix Place, to any participating retail photofinisher. The Get the Picture Online Service Network contains more than 10,000 retail locations for camera phone and digital camera photo printing, including Walgreens, Longs Drugs, Ritz Camera and Sam's Club ®.
Verizon Wireless customers manage and print their photos online on Pix Place at www.vzwpix.com. After uploading pictures with their camera phone or PC, Verizon Wireless customers simply select Order Prints from Pix Place and search by zip code for their nearest participating retail locations and order their prints for pick-up at one of more than 10,000 locations from coast to coast. Alternatively, customers may choose to have the pictures delivered to their homes.
"The quality of digital camera phones has dramatically increased over the past year. By partnering with wireless carriers like Verizon Wireless, we're enabling consumers to capture, and print their memories wherever they are," said John Prendergast, vice president, Product and System Development, Photo Imaging Division, FUJIFILM U.S.A., Inc. "We're also enabling our retail photofinishing customers to benefit from the increasing demand for digital camera phone prints."
For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving more than 59 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 65,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
Fujifilm brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries including medical, life sciences, consumer electronic, chemical, graphic arts, information systems, photography and office products based on its vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company provides products and services that contribute to the advancement of culture, science, technology and industry, as well as to improved health and environmental protection. It is the global leader in digital minilabs; Computed Radiography systems; ink dyes, pigments and UV inks for inkjet printers and materials used in the production of flat panel displays. It was ranked number 15 for U.S. patents granted in 2006, employs more than 75,000 people worldwide and in the year ended March 31, 2006, had global revenues of $22.8 billion.
FUJIFILM U.S.A., Inc., Valhalla, NY, is a U.S. marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, providing digital and analog photographic Imaging Systems, Recording/Storage Media and Motion Picture Film products and services to consumers, professionals and businesses.
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(First posted on Thursday, March 1, 2007 at 13:16 EST)