INFOSPACE'S LIAISON(TM) SPEECH-BASED TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION NOW AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM THROUGH DATAPULSE

Liaison(TM) system distributed by Datapulse across the U.K. and in select

European markets



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from InfoSpace, Inc.

    MONTREAL, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoSpace, Inc. (Nasdaq: INSP), a
 leading global provider of cross-platform infrastructure services on wireless,
 broadband and narrowband platforms, today announced that its Liaison(TM)
 speech-based technology solution is being distributed by Datapulse, a leading
 European computer telephony system integrator and service provider.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000420/INFOLOGO )
     InfoSpace's Liaison(TM) system is a speech-enabled call routing solution
 that provides a variety of telephony applications, including call answering,
 call center routing, corporate and personal voice-activated dialing and the
 provision of self-service information. Callers may simply state their request
 and the Liaison(TM) system routes them accordingly, making telephone
 communications faster and increasingly user-friendly. The Liaison(TM) system
 delivers speech-based functionality through seamless integration with PBX and
 FeatureNet telephony systems.
     Datapulse, a Key Supply Partner of British Telecommunications (BT) and
 Europe's first Nortel Networks' Developer Partner, designs and implements
 communications solutions that complement the telephony systems manufactured
 and marketed by these industry leaders. With the addition of the Liaison(TM)
 system to its large and diversified suite of product offerings, Datapulse is
 bringing the power and convenience of speech recognition to a long list of
 clients. Distribution is further extended beyond the borders of the U.K.
 through Datapulse's European partners Tele Danmark (Denmark), InTime
 Netbuilding (Netherlands), Compta (Portugal), TCC (Germany) and Netser
 (Turkey).
     "Datapulse is delighted to add InfoSpace's Liaison(TM) system to our
 product suite. It enhances our already strong range of CRM products by
 enabling our clients to benefit from the ease-of-use and flexibility of
 speech-based technologies," said Ann-Marie Melville, senior product marketing
 manager of Datapulse. "Through our partnership, InfoSpace's Liaison(TM)
 speech-based product will be available in the U.K. for the first time. We are
 confident that our customers will gain tremendous value from these powerful
 solutions which facilitate access and elevate service," Melville added.
     "Expanding InfoSpace's European distribution network perfectly complements
 the evolution of our multilingual Liaison(TM) product," said Richard Martel,
 senior vice president, Enterprise Solutions, LocusDialog, an InfoSpace
 Company. "With the availability of U.K. English, European French and
 International German, the Liaison(TM) solution delivers the linguistic
 flexibility needed to conduct international business in Europe. Our
 distribution partnership with Datapulse will give us access to well-developed
 distribution networks in the U.K. and other markets in Europe," Martel added.
 
     About InfoSpace's Speech Technology Services
     Through its acquisition of Montreal-based LocusDialog in Jan. 2001,
 InfoSpace creates innovative speech recognition solutions for consumers and
 workers that provide fast and friendly access to people, places and
 information from any telephone, anywhere, at anytime. InfoSpace's solutions
 are delivered to the marketplace through partnerships with service providers,
 system integrators and value-adding distributors. Partners include
 Bell Canada, CGI, Great Plains, Matra Nortel Communications, SBC
 Communications and Williams Communications Solutions. The fundamental strength
 of InfoSpace's Speech Technology Services vision is the business' ability to
 deliver end-to-end speech recognition solutions. InfoSpace's comprehensive
 commitment to quality encompasses proven core technologies, innovative
 development, effective deployment and industry-wide support. For more
 information, visit LocusDialog's Web site at www.locusdialog.com, call
 888-GO-LOCUS (in North America), or 514-954-3804.
 
     About Datapulse
     Datapulse is a leading supplier of contact center and computer telephony
 software products to organizations in international markets worldwide. Few
 companies rival the comprehensive range of call management products and
 services Datapulse offers. None can match Datapulse's solid track record in
 systems integration -- harmonizing operator center functions with corporate
 systems. In November 2000 we became part of the Mettoni Group an international
 IT services company, specializing in the design, deployment, monitoring and
 security of communication networks. For more information please call
 44-0-1491-418000 and say "Sales" or log onto Datapulse web site at
 www.datapulse.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 agreement with Datapulse, 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, PR Manager of InfoSpace, Inc., 425-709-8167, or
 steve.stratz@infospace.com; or Mark Lowe, Market Relations Manager of
 LocusDialog, 514-954-3804, or mark.lowe@locusdialog.com; or Graham Dix,
 Marketing Communications of Datapulse CTI, 44-0-1491-418012, or
 graham.dix@datapulse.com.
 
 

SOURCE InfoSpace, Inc.
    MONTREAL, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoSpace, Inc. (Nasdaq: INSP), a
 leading global provider of cross-platform infrastructure services on wireless,
 broadband and narrowband platforms, today announced that its Liaison(TM)
 speech-based technology solution is being distributed by Datapulse, a leading
 European computer telephony system integrator and service provider.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000420/INFOLOGO )
     InfoSpace's Liaison(TM) system is a speech-enabled call routing solution
 that provides a variety of telephony applications, including call answering,
 call center routing, corporate and personal voice-activated dialing and the
 provision of self-service information. Callers may simply state their request
 and the Liaison(TM) system routes them accordingly, making telephone
 communications faster and increasingly user-friendly. The Liaison(TM) system
 delivers speech-based functionality through seamless integration with PBX and
 FeatureNet telephony systems.
     Datapulse, a Key Supply Partner of British Telecommunications (BT) and
 Europe's first Nortel Networks' Developer Partner, designs and implements
 communications solutions that complement the telephony systems manufactured
 and marketed by these industry leaders. With the addition of the Liaison(TM)
 system to its large and diversified suite of product offerings, Datapulse is
 bringing the power and convenience of speech recognition to a long list of
 clients. Distribution is further extended beyond the borders of the U.K.
 through Datapulse's European partners Tele Danmark (Denmark), InTime
 Netbuilding (Netherlands), Compta (Portugal), TCC (Germany) and Netser
 (Turkey).
     "Datapulse is delighted to add InfoSpace's Liaison(TM) system to our
 product suite. It enhances our already strong range of CRM products by
 enabling our clients to benefit from the ease-of-use and flexibility of
 speech-based technologies," said Ann-Marie Melville, senior product marketing
 manager of Datapulse. "Through our partnership, InfoSpace's Liaison(TM)
 speech-based product will be available in the U.K. for the first time. We are
 confident that our customers will gain tremendous value from these powerful
 solutions which facilitate access and elevate service," Melville added.
     "Expanding InfoSpace's European distribution network perfectly complements
 the evolution of our multilingual Liaison(TM) product," said Richard Martel,
 senior vice president, Enterprise Solutions, LocusDialog, an InfoSpace
 Company. "With the availability of U.K. English, European French and
 International German, the Liaison(TM) solution delivers the linguistic
 flexibility needed to conduct international business in Europe. Our
 distribution partnership with Datapulse will give us access to well-developed
 distribution networks in the U.K. and other markets in Europe," Martel added.
 
     About InfoSpace's Speech Technology Services
     Through its acquisition of Montreal-based LocusDialog in Jan. 2001,
 InfoSpace creates innovative speech recognition solutions for consumers and
 workers that provide fast and friendly access to people, places and
 information from any telephone, anywhere, at anytime. InfoSpace's solutions
 are delivered to the marketplace through partnerships with service providers,
 system integrators and value-adding distributors. Partners include
 Bell Canada, CGI, Great Plains, Matra Nortel Communications, SBC
 Communications and Williams Communications Solutions. The fundamental strength
 of InfoSpace's Speech Technology Services vision is the business' ability to
 deliver end-to-end speech recognition solutions. InfoSpace's comprehensive
 commitment to quality encompasses proven core technologies, innovative
 development, effective deployment and industry-wide support. For more
 information, visit LocusDialog's Web site at www.locusdialog.com, call
 888-GO-LOCUS (in North America), or 514-954-3804.
 
     About Datapulse
     Datapulse is a leading supplier of contact center and computer telephony
 software products to organizations in international markets worldwide. Few
 companies rival the comprehensive range of call management products and
 services Datapulse offers. None can match Datapulse's solid track record in
 systems integration -- harmonizing operator center functions with corporate
 systems. In November 2000 we became part of the Mettoni Group an international
 IT services company, specializing in the design, deployment, monitoring and
 security of communication networks. For more information please call
 44-0-1491-418000 and say "Sales" or log onto Datapulse web site at
 www.datapulse.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 agreement with Datapulse, 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, PR Manager of InfoSpace, Inc., 425-709-8167, or
 steve.stratz@infospace.com; or Mark Lowe, Market Relations Manager of
 LocusDialog, 514-954-3804, or mark.lowe@locusdialog.com; or Graham Dix,
 Marketing Communications of Datapulse CTI, 44-0-1491-418012, or
 graham.dix@datapulse.com.
 
 SOURCE  InfoSpace, Inc.