INFOSPACE, ACTIVESKY PARTNER TO BRING RICH MEDIA, INCLUDING INTERACTIVE IMAGES AND VIDEO, TO CURRENT, 2.5G AND 3G WIRELESS NETWORKS

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from InfoSpace, Inc.

    BELLEVUE, Wash. and SAN MATEO, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive
 News Release/ -- InfoSpace, Inc. (Nasdaq:   INSP), a leading global provider of
 cross-platform infrastructure services on wireless, broadband and narrowband
 platforms, and ActiveSky, a wireless visual media provider, are teaming
 together to bring rich media capabilities, such as interactive images,
 animation and video to current and next generation (2.5G and 3G) wireless
 customers.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000420/INFOLOGO )
     ActiveSky's technology makes it possible for people to download images,
 view graphics-enhanced mini Web pages and receive streaming content on
 Internet-enabled cell phones and PDAs.  Both companies will collaborate to
 integrate the ActiveSky rich media delivery platform into InfoSpace's wireless
 platform, which today is deployed to more than 20 leading wireless operators
 internationally, offering customers enhanced services and applications.
     "The next step in the evolution of our broadband capabilities is 2.5G and
 3G wireless, in which we plan to provide a clear path from offering data
 services to delivery of rich media over current and next generation wireless
 networks," said Naveen Jain, chairman and CEO of InfoSpace, Inc.  "By
 enriching the user experience, increasing the degree of interactivity
 available on wireless devices, and creating a branding environment,
 ActiveSky's technology helps us create value throughout for consumers, content
 providers, advertisers and mobile operators."
     "With a solid list of wireless carriers in place, InfoSpace is an ideal
 partner for ActiveSky," said Scott Marquardt, CEO, ActiveSky.  "Working
 together, we will enable carriers to widen their offering to support an array
 of rich media mobile services and applications, creating new value and
 opportunities for content providers and consumers, especially with the
 emergence of 2.5G and 3G networks."
 
     About ActiveSky
     ActiveSky's technology enables the delivery of rich media to wireless
 devices.  The company's end-to-end image delivery platform integrates a
 graphics viewer and media player, powering a new wave of personal and business
 applications, including location-based marketing, m-commerce and streaming
 video.
     ActiveSky has headquarters in San Mateo, Calif., with offices in Europe
 and Australia.  For more information, visit www.activesky.com.
 
     About InfoSpace, Inc.
     InfoSpace is a leading global provider of cross-platform merchant and
 consumer infrastructure services on wireless, broadband, and narrowband
 platforms. The Company provides commerce, information, and communication
 infrastructure services to wireless devices, merchants, and Web sites.
 InfoSpace's partners encompass a global network of wireless, PC, and non-PC
 devices, including cellular phones, pagers, screen telephones, television
 set-top boxes, online kiosks and personal digital assistants. InfoSpace has
 relationships with Verizon Wireless, AT&T Wireless, Cingular Wireless, Intel,
 Virgin Mobile, Hasbro, National Discount Brokers, and Bloomberg, among others.
 InfoSpace's affiliate network also consists of more than 3,200 Web sites that
 include AOL, Microsoft, NBCi, Lycos, and ABC LocalNet.  InfoSpace is also
 positioned to tap the market for broadband wired (DSL and cable) and broadband
 wireless (2.5G and 3G) services, such as interactive gaming, television and
 other entertainment services. In addition, the Company recently added back-end
 payment processing to InfoSpace's existing commerce services, allowing
 InfoSpace to offer everything a merchant needs to conduct the entire lifecycle
 of a transaction, one of the key drivers of mobile commerce adoption.
     This release contains forward-looking statements relating to the
 development of InfoSpace's products and services and future operating results,
 including statements regarding InfoSpace's relationship with ActiveSky, 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
 InfoSpace'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 Our 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.
 
     CONTACT:  Steve Stratz of InfoSpace, Inc., 425-709-8167, or 206-357-4104,
 or steve.stratz@infospace.com; or Derek Asato, 310-785-0515, ext. 201, or
 derek@bohle.com, or Mike Mantarro, 310-785-0515, ext. 237, or mike@bohle.com,
 both of The Bohle Company.
 
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    BELLEVUE, Wash. and SAN MATEO, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive
 News Release/ -- InfoSpace, Inc. (Nasdaq:   INSP), a leading global provider of
 cross-platform infrastructure services on wireless, broadband and narrowband
 platforms, and ActiveSky, a wireless visual media provider, are teaming
 together to bring rich media capabilities, such as interactive images,
 animation and video to current and next generation (2.5G and 3G) wireless
 customers.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000420/INFOLOGO )
     ActiveSky's technology makes it possible for people to download images,
 view graphics-enhanced mini Web pages and receive streaming content on
 Internet-enabled cell phones and PDAs.  Both companies will collaborate to
 integrate the ActiveSky rich media delivery platform into InfoSpace's wireless
 platform, which today is deployed to more than 20 leading wireless operators
 internationally, offering customers enhanced services and applications.
     "The next step in the evolution of our broadband capabilities is 2.5G and
 3G wireless, in which we plan to provide a clear path from offering data
 services to delivery of rich media over current and next generation wireless
 networks," said Naveen Jain, chairman and CEO of InfoSpace, Inc.  "By
 enriching the user experience, increasing the degree of interactivity
 available on wireless devices, and creating a branding environment,
 ActiveSky's technology helps us create value throughout for consumers, content
 providers, advertisers and mobile operators."
     "With a solid list of wireless carriers in place, InfoSpace is an ideal
 partner for ActiveSky," said Scott Marquardt, CEO, ActiveSky.  "Working
 together, we will enable carriers to widen their offering to support an array
 of rich media mobile services and applications, creating new value and
 opportunities for content providers and consumers, especially with the
 emergence of 2.5G and 3G networks."
 
     About ActiveSky
     ActiveSky's technology enables the delivery of rich media to wireless
 devices.  The company's end-to-end image delivery platform integrates a
 graphics viewer and media player, powering a new wave of personal and business
 applications, including location-based marketing, m-commerce and streaming
 video.
     ActiveSky has headquarters in San Mateo, Calif., with offices in Europe
 and Australia.  For more information, visit www.activesky.com.
 
     About InfoSpace, Inc.
     InfoSpace is a leading global provider of cross-platform merchant and
 consumer infrastructure services on wireless, broadband, and narrowband
 platforms. The Company provides commerce, information, and communication
 infrastructure services to wireless devices, merchants, and Web sites.
 InfoSpace's partners encompass a global network of wireless, PC, and non-PC
 devices, including cellular phones, pagers, screen telephones, television
 set-top boxes, online kiosks and personal digital assistants. InfoSpace has
 relationships with Verizon Wireless, AT&T Wireless, Cingular Wireless, Intel,
 Virgin Mobile, Hasbro, National Discount Brokers, and Bloomberg, among others.
 InfoSpace's affiliate network also consists of more than 3,200 Web sites that
 include AOL, Microsoft, NBCi, Lycos, and ABC LocalNet.  InfoSpace is also
 positioned to tap the market for broadband wired (DSL and cable) and broadband
 wireless (2.5G and 3G) services, such as interactive gaming, television and
 other entertainment services. In addition, the Company recently added back-end
 payment processing to InfoSpace's existing commerce services, allowing
 InfoSpace to offer everything a merchant needs to conduct the entire lifecycle
 of a transaction, one of the key drivers of mobile commerce adoption.
     This release contains forward-looking statements relating to the
 development of InfoSpace's products and services and future operating results,
 including statements regarding InfoSpace's relationship with ActiveSky, 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
 InfoSpace'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 Our 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.
 
     CONTACT:  Steve Stratz of InfoSpace, Inc., 425-709-8167, or 206-357-4104,
 or steve.stratz@infospace.com; or Derek Asato, 310-785-0515, ext. 201, or
 derek@bohle.com, or Mike Mantarro, 310-785-0515, ext. 237, or mike@bohle.com,
 both of The Bohle Company.
 
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