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									InfoSpace Provides SBC Wireless With Platform and Suite of Services to Power Newly
Launched Wireless Internet

Pacific Bell Wireless brand launches mobile Internet powered by InfoSpace

SAN ANTONIO & BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 5, 2000--SBC Wireless, a leader in global communications, and
InfoSpace (Nasdaq: INSP), a leading global provider of cross platform merchant and consumer infrastructure services, today
announced the availability of InfoSpace-powered mobile Internet services to Pacific Bell Wireless subscribers. The
announcement comes just over one month after SBC Wireless announced that the company had selected the InfoSpace
platform for its mobile Internet offering, called "My Wireless Window." SBC Wireless will continue the roll out of wireless Internet
services built on the InfoSpace platform in the next several months through all of the company's wireless affiliates nationwide,
which include Southwestern Bell Wireless, SNET Wireless, Nevada Bell Wireless, Ameritech Cellular1 and Cellular One2.

InfoSpace's wireless infrastructure services enable Pacific Bell Wireless subscribers to send messages from any wireless
Internet capable mobile handset on the Pacific Bell Wireless network or from their PC to any e-mail capable device; access
personalized, fully customizable and/or location-based information, including weather, stock reports, news and sports updates;
and access personal information services such as an address book, calendar and to-do list.

"By working with InfoSpace, we were able to quickly roll out a wide range of personalized, fully customizable mobile Internet
services, under the trusted Pacific Bell Wireless brand, that are most conducive to how people use and interact with their
mobile phone," said Stephen Carter, president and CEO of SBC Wireless. "We look forward to continuing our work with
InfoSpace as we plan to roll out 'My Wireless Window' to all five remaining SBC Wireless affiliates and broaden the range of
services we offer our subscribers."

"InfoSpace provides wireless carriers with a way to quickly launch wireless Internet services optimized for mobile devices under
their own brand and is defining a new standard for the wireless industry," said Arun Sarin, chief executive officer of InfoSpace.
"We are pleased to see our momentum continue as SBC Wireless launches mobile Internet services built on the InfoSpace
wireless platform to the subscribers of Pacific Bell Wireless."

About SBC Wireless

1. SBC Wireless affiliates provide wireless service under the Ameritech Cellular brand name in Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and
the Indianapolis area.

2. SBC Wireless affiliates provide wireless service under the Cellular One brand name in parts of Illinois, Delaware, Maryland,
Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, West Virginia, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Puerto Rico.

SBC Communications Inc. ( is a global communications leader. Through its subsidiaries' trusted brands --
Southwestern Bell, Ameritech, Pacific Bell, SBC Telecom, Nevada Bell, SNET and Cellular One -- and world-class network,
SBC's subsidiaries provide local and long-distance phone service, wireless and data communications, paging, high-speed
Internet access and messaging, cable and satellite television, security services and telecommunications equipment, as well as
directory advertising and publishing. In the United States, the company currently has 61.2 million access lines, 12.2 million
wireless customers and is undertaking a national expansion program that will bring SBC service to an additional 30 markets.
Internationally, SBC has telecommunications investments in more than 20 countries. With approximately 219,000 employees,
SBC is the 13th-largest employer in the U.S., with annual revenues that rank it among the largest Fortune 500 companies.

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. InfoSpace'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 SBC Wireless, Vodafone, Intel, Ericsson,
Nokia, Mitsui and Acer America. InfoSpace's affiliate network also consists of more 3,100 Web sites that include AOL, Microsoft,
Disney's GO Network, NBC's Snap, Lycos, DoubleClick and ABC LocalNet, among others.

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 SBC Wireless, 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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