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NeuStar facilitates the rollout of Windows Live Messenger with 3 Macau as part of 3's X-Series brand

November 13, 2007

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LONDON -- NeuStar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR) todayannounced that it has facilitated the rollout of Windows Live Messenger with3 Macau as part of 3's popular X-Series brand, building upon the success ofthe mobile IM service with 3 Hong Kong.

Expanding on its successful partnership with the 3 Group in Europe --specifically in the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Austria and Italy --NeuStar worked with 3 Hong Kong and 3 Macau to implement and launch thepopular mobile IM service. As a result of these new partnerships, 3'ssubscribers are able to access Windows Live Messenger to communicate withfriends and family from their mobiles.

Allen Scott, general manager of NeuStar Next Generation Messaging, said:"Innovative operators like 3 Hong Kong and 3 Macau have recognized the valueof providing mobile IM services to their users and giving customers new andinnovative ways to communicate. We are delighted that our successfulrelationship with 3 is being strengthened in Asia."

Scott continued: "We are now working with more than 30 operators worldwideto make mobile Instant Messaging a reality. This year, we have seen manyleading operators successfully launch these services to their user bases.Mobile IM is poised to become a truly mainstream service in 2008."

Neustar Inc. (NYSE: NSR)

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