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RadioShack and InPhonic Initiate Online Sales of Mobile Handsets and Service Plans

-- InPhonic selected to deliver sales and fulfillment solutions to online wireless customers --

Fort Worth, Texas and Washington, D.C. – December 14, 2004 – RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH) and InPhonic, Inc., (NASDAQ: INPC) today announced an agreement whereby the consumer electronics specialty retailer is now offering wireless phones and service plans through its online retail presence,

A leading online activator of wireless devices, InPhonic distributes phones and service plans for all of the major wireless carriers, including Sprint and Verizon. InPhonic will operate and manage RadioShack’s online wireless store allowing customers the ability to research and buy mobile handsets and service plans through the Internet. Customers can order direct from a sales representative using a toll-free telephone number provided through the Web site, complete the transaction online using a credit card, debit card or check, or visit their neighborhood RadioShack store with the information they discover on the Web site. RadioShack is regarded as the leading retailer of wireless handsets and services in the United States.

“By selecting InPhonic as our online wireless partner, we have added another level of sophistication and convenience for customers who wish to do their research or shopping online,” said Stu Asimus, RadioShack senior vice president, chief merchandising officer. "Now, customers can look and compare handsets and service plans online, complete the transaction through our Web site, and have the product delivered directly to their workplace or home. This new robust wireless program powered by InPhonic’s unmatched delivery system provides solutions to customers in a simple and easy fashion.”

“We’re proud that a company with the stature, reputation and size of RadioShack selected InPhonic to build and manage its online wireless business,” said David Steinberg, inPhonic’s Chairman and CEO. “RadioShack’s decision to choose our e-commerce platform demonstrates their confidence in our model and in InPhonic’s position as a leader in online wireless marketing and distribution.”

The new InPhonic-powered RadioShack online shopping program provides customers with a secure e-commerce platform that takes them through a short list of questions to help them find the calling plans and wireless phones that best solves their particular needs. It includes comparison shopping tools that allow current mobile phone users to analyze their existing plans using a simple, step-by-step process, and it makes it simple for customers to review alternative plans with different monthly rates and/or better features.

About RadioShack Corporation

Fort Worth, Texas-based RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH) is the nation’s most trusted consumer electronics specialty retailer of wireless communications, electronic parts, batteries and accessories as well as other digital technology products and services. With nearly 7,000 outlets nationwide, it is estimated that 94 percent of all Americans live or work within five minutes of a RadioShack store or dealer. The company’s knowledgeable sales associates and brand position – “You’ve Got Questions. We’ve Got Answers.®” – support RadioShack’s mission to demystify technology in every neighborhood in America. For more information on the company, visit the RadioShack Corporation Web site at For more information on RadioShack products and services, visit its e-commerce Web site at

About InPhonic

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., InPhonic, Inc. (NASDAQ: INPC) is a leading online seller of wireless services and devices based upon the number of activations of wireless services sold online in the United States. InPhonic sells these services and devices through websites that it creates and manages for online businesses, member-based organizations and associations, and national retailers under their own brands.

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Charles Hodges
Director, Media Relations
RadioShack Corporation

Tripp Donnelly
Vice President, Corporate Communications
InPhonic, Inc.

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