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OmniSky Selects InfoSpace to Provide Advanced Wireless Internet Services to the Palm

June 12, 2000
OmniSky Selects InfoSpace to Provide Advanced Wireless Internet Services to the PalmREDMOND, Wash. and PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 12, 2000--InfoSpace (Nasdaq: INSP), a leading global provider of information, communication and commerce infrastructure services for wireless devices, merchants and Web sites, and OmniSky, a provider of branded wireless services for handheld mobile devices, today announced that OmniSky has selected InfoSpace's platform that provides a comprehensive, integrated suite of services to deliver a new suite of wireless Internet services to OmniSky customers.

Palm Pilot users who purchase a wireless modem and service from OmniSky will now have the ability to access a wide range of new services that will change the way they shop, communicate, access information and otherwise manage their lives. These services bridge the wired and wireless worlds by providing handheld users with the ability to access and personalize the information they receive on their handheld.

"InfoSpace's advanced services designed for the mobile user are helping us to develop a closer relationship with our customers and build their loyalty to OmniSky services," said Patrick McVeigh, chief executive officer of OmniSky. "InfoSpace's technology and services enhances our users' ability to shop, communicate and access information in new ways."

"Our vision has always been to enable universal access to advanced Internet services over any wired or wireless device and teaming with OmniSky again shows our commitment to working with the industry leaders," said Naveen Jain, chairman and chief strategist of InfoSpace. "We have successfully delivered our cutting edge commerce, communication and information services to a variety of devices including PDA's, PC's, mobile phones and Web appliances."

About InfoSpace

InfoSpace is a leading global Internet information infrastructure services company. InfoSpace provides commerce, information and communication infrastructure services to wireless devices, merchants and Web sites. The Company's affiliates include a network of wireless and other non-PC devices including PCs, cellular phones, pagers, screen telephones, television set-top boxes, online kiosks, and personal digital assistants. These include relationships with AirTouch, Vodafone, GTE, Intel, Ericsson, Nokia, NeoPoint, Mitsui and Acer America. InfoSpace's affiliate network also consists of more 3,000 Web sites that include AOL, Microsoft, Disney/InfoSeek's GO Network, NBC's Snap, Lycos, Go2Net Inc., DoubleClick, Dow Jones (The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition) and ABC LocalNet, among others.

About OmniSky

OmniSky Corporation offers a branded wireless service that enables subscribers to access and navigate the Internet, send and receive e-mail from their existing accounts and securely conduct e-commerce over handheld mobile devices. The service features an easy-to-use portal that organizes a wide variety of information by interest area categories such as entertainment, finance, news, shopping, sports, travel and local. Subscribers have the ability to access content that is optimized for enhanced viewing and performance on handheld mobile devices from approximately 1,000 links to popular branded content feeds as well as to browse virtually any Web site. OmniSky is a privately funded corporation based in Palo Alto, California. The company's web site is

This release contains forward-looking statements relating to the development of the Company's products and services and future operating results, including statements regarding the Company's agreement with OmniSky, that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. The words "believe," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," variations of such words, and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, but their absence does not mean that the statement is not forward-looking. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Factors that could affect the Company's actual results include the progress and costs of the development of our products and services and the timing of market acceptance of those products and services. A more detailed description of certain factors that could affect actual results include, but are not limited to, those discussed in InfoSpace's Annual Report on Form 10-K, in the section entitled "Factors Affecting InfoSpace's Operating Results, Business Prospects and Market Price of Stock." Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. InfoSpace undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date of this release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

InfoSpace, Inc.
Adam Whinston, 425/201-8946
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