WAP Forum Header



(New York / Helsinki) August 5, 1999 - Razorfish, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAZF), a provider of Digital Change Management(sm) solutions, announced today that it has joined the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Forum, whose members include Phone.com, Nokia, Motorola, Symbian, Ericsson, and Microsoft. The WAP Forum promotes WAP, the industry-wide specification for technology useful in developing advanced applications and services that operate over wireless communication networks, mobile phones, pagers, personal digital assistants, and other wireless devices.

"Razorfish is pleased to join the WAP Forum, which includes the world's most prominent players on the mobile market," said Craig Kanarick, chief scientist, Razorfish, Inc. "Our mobile technology groups are already pioneering multiple projects in the mobile area, and we look forward collaborating with the WAP Forum to shape future industry standards."

The WAP Forum comprises over 90 members, including manufacturers representing 90% of the worldwide mobile handset market, carriers with over 100 million subscribers, leading infrastructure providers, PC software companies and other companies that deliver solutions to the wireless industry. With active participation from the entire industry, the WAP Forum has delivered a set of standard protocols and an application environment designed to run on top of most wireless network systems.

Mobile Solutions team leader, Markus Wartiovaara, comments: “Mobile communication services are an integral part of the integrated communications solutions that Razorfish offers today”. He continues: “Joining the WAP Forum is one of our efforts within Mobile Services to our customers. Our aim is to implement technology to develop services that have a real impact on how people and organizations live and work today”

Razorfish, Inc. was an early developer of mobile Internet services. Razorfish mobile applications have been presented at the World GSM Congress in Cannes, France; at the telecom operators conference in Zell-am-See, Austria; and at the annual CeBit '99 exhibition in Hannover, Germany. Razorfish maintains working relationships with leading mobile phone manufacturers around the world.

Forward-Looking Statement Disclaimer

Certain statements made in this press release, including statements that are not a statement of historical fact, may constitute "forward-looking" statements as defined in the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Readers are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks associated with such factors as the substantial indebtedness of the Company, lack of profitable operations, need to manage change in business strategy, FCC authorizations and other governmental regulations, competition, physical limitations of wireless cable transmission and other factors set forth in more detail in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Founded in 1995, Razorfish is a strategic digital communications company with offices in Hamburg, Helsinki, Los Angeles, London, New York, San Francisco, Stockholm, and Oslo. Razorfish provides Digital Change Management(sm) strategy, design, and technology services to leading companies and organizations worldwide. Recent Razorfish clients include Excite, Nokia, KPMG, Reuters, and Charles Schwab. More information about Razorfish or WAP may be found at www.razorfish.com, www.razorfish.fi.

Markus Wartiovaara
Razorfish, Helsinki
Tel: +358-9-612 2340
[email protected]

Toby Usnik
Razorfish, New York
Tel: +212.798.6479
[email protected]