EARTHLINK INTRODUCES THE EARTHLINK PHOTO CENTER
EarthLink's Latest Value-added Service Allows Subscribers to Easily Share Photos Online with Friends and Family
ATLANTA, June 20, 2002 -
EarthLink (NASDAQ: ELNK) today introduced its latest subscriber value-added feature, a new online photo service that allows subscribers to get their film developed and share their pictures online. Now available to all EarthLink subscribers, EarthLink Photo Center is powered by Snapfish, a leading provider of online photo services with 3 million members.
"Sharing photos online is one of the most compelling uses of the Internet because it allows people to share their lives with friends and family regardless of traditional geographic barriers," said Erika Jolly, EarthLink's vice president of value-added services. "EarthLink is committed to providing value-added services to make those connections easier."
EarthLink Photo Center will allow EarthLink subscribers to take advantage of such features as:
EarthLink subscribers get their first roll of film developed and printed free. Digital camera owners also get 10 free prints with their first upload. For more information about EarthLink Photo Center, please visit http://www.earthlink.net/extras/photocenter/. For more information about any of EarthLink's other award-winning Internet access, Web hosting or e-commerce products and services, please call 800-EARTHLINK or visit www.earthlink.net.
- Film Developing: Users simply send in their film in super-strength mailers and receive back a complete set of prints and negatives for $2.99 per roll plus $1.99 for shipping and handling. Photos are also scanned into online albums for easy sharing.
- Digital Camera Prints: Prints on Kodak paper start at $0.29 each, compared to home printing, which runs upwards of $1.00. Unlimited storage is also a key feature members will enjoy.
- Share Photos Online: Both film and digital camera users can easily invite friends and family to view their online albums. They can also order their own prints.
With 3 million members, Snapfish is a leading online photo service. Snapfish targets the majority of the population owning film cameras, in addition to the growing base of digital camera users, with a value proposition that cannot be equaled. When customers send film to Snapfish, they get a full set of prints on Kodak paper and a password-protected online album they can use to edit, share and store their photos - all for $2.99 per roll. Digital camera users can also take advantage of online services for free and order film-quality prints, on Kodak paper, for as low as 29 cents each. Snapfish has been rated the #1 online photo service in surveys from PC Data and received top quality ratings from Popular Photography and Yahoo! Internet Life. Additional information is available at www.snapfish.com.
EarthLink brings the magic of the Internet to approximately 4.9 million subscribers every day. Headquartered in Atlanta, EarthLink provides a full range of innovative access, hosting and e-commerce solutions to thousands of communities over a nationwide network of dial-up points of presence, as well as high-speed access and wireless technologies. EarthLink is committed to doing an exceptional job of pleasing its subscribers, shareholders and the community by following the company's Core Values and Beliefs [http://www.earthlink.net/about/ourvalues/cvb/index.html]. Information about EarthLink services is available by calling 800-395-8425 and through EarthLink's Web site at www.earthlink.net.