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KODAK Mobile Service teams with T-Mobile to offer first Pan European online picture sharing service to customers across Europe

T-Mobile Customers In 3 European Countries Will Be Able To Share And Print Their Pictures On The Go Like Never Before

CANNES, France, February 14th 2005 — Eastman Kodak Company and T-Mobile, one of the world’s leading mobile telecommunications companies, today announced a Pan-European partnership to provide a co-branded service enabling online picture sharing to T-Mobile customers in 3 European countries. With an April 2005 launch in the UK, Germany and Austria, the T-Mobile/Kodak Co-Branded Service will be an easy to use method for customers to upload, organize and store multimedia content from their mobile phone or via the internet as well as share and print images taken with their camera phone. Launches in The Netherlands and the Czech Republic will follow later in the year.

The first to market on a Pan-European scale, the T-Mobile/Kodak offering will reach out to the growing number of T-Mobile camera phone customers who will benefit from an enhanced picture sharing experience.  In effect, the new offering will maximize the potential of camera phone use by enabling users to order prints of their photos as well as organize and store them.  Users will even be able to store videos taken with their camera phone.  Both the web and wap site will be specially created for T-Mobile subscribers who will be able to register for the service through t-zones on their phone or on their PC.

 “As part of our digital strategy, Kodak Mobile Service is an innovative service that provides camera-phone users with an easy to use photo service that brings images to life, quickly, and with the quality people have come to expect from Kodak,” commented George Kapetanakis, Global Account Manager, Mobile Imaging for Kodak. “This agreement with T-Mobile will allow customers all over Europe to benefit from the service and our expertise in digital imaging. As high quality camera phones are spreading, this partnership presents a great potential both for us and T-Mobile.”

“We are pleased to offer our customers the latest in mobile imaging services, which unleashes the full capabilities of camera phones.  On top of the communication benefits of MMS picture messaging, our camera phone customers can now print and store their pictures as quickly and easily as they would with a digital camera.” stated Tony Kypreos, Vice President, International Messaging. “This partnership is an important component of our mobile imaging strategy to maximize the real emotional and lifestyle benefits of camera phone usage to our end consumers”.

Kodak has created a handset application designed to quickly, easily and intuitively enable people to upload pictures and videos from camera phones to private albums stored on the Web. The new software is downloadable on selected Symbian based camera phones from the Kodak/T-Mobile local sites.

This partnership expands upon the agreement recently signed between Kodak and T-Mobile in the US, which provides KODAK EASYSHARE-ONE digital camera owners with integrated Wi-Fi access to T-Mobile HotSpot service.

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For more information, please contact:

Jennie Wild, Kodak, +44 (0) 7710 030 525, jennie.wild@kodak.com Michelle Kramer,
T-Mobile, +44 (0) 798 098 3232, michelle.kramer@t-mobile.net
Philippe Caillet, Ketchum, +33 (0) 6 13 01 59 86, philippe.caillet@ketchum.fr

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About T-Mobile International

T-Mobile International is one of the world’s leading companies in mobile communications. As one of Deutsche Telekom`s three strategic business units, T-Mobile concentrates on the most dynamic markets in Europe and the United States. By end of 2004, almost 120 million people were using the mobile communications services provided by companies in which T-Mobile or Deutsche Telekom have a majority or minority stake. And all that over a common technology platform based on GSM, the world’s most successful digital wireless standard. This also makes T-Mobile the only mobile communications provider with a seamless transatlantic service.

T-Mobile also is partner of FreeMove, an alliance formed by four of Europe’s leading mobile companies - Orange, Telefónica Móviles, TIM (Telecom Italia Mobile) and T-Mobile – to help their customers communicate as easily while travelling abroad as they do at home.

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About Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak is the leader in helping people take, share, print and view images – for memories, for information, for entertainment. With sales of $13.5 billion in 2004, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on the following businesses: Health - supplying the healthcare industry with traditional and digital image capture and output products and services; Graphic Communications - offering on-demand color and black and white printing, wide-format inkjet printing, high-speed, high-volume continuous inkjet printing, as well as document scanning, archiving and multi-vendor IT services; Digital & Film Imaging Systems - providing consumers, professionals and cinematographers with digital and traditional products and services; and Display & Components - which designs and manufactures state-of-the-art organic light-emitting diode displays as well as other specialty materials, and delivers imaging sensors to original equipment manufacturers. More information about Kodak (NYSE: EK) is available at www.kodak.com.

Kodak, Kodak Mobile Service, EasyShare and EasyShare-One are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company. 2005
 

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