InfoSpace Extends Relationship with Verizon Wireless to Power Core Mobile Infrastructure



    Enhanced Offerings Improve Access to Content and Information On-the-Go

    BELLEVUE, WASH., June 11 /CNW/ - InfoSpace, Inc. (NASDAQ:  INSP), a leading
developer of mobile platform services, and Verizon Wireless, operator of the
nation's most reliable wireless network, today announced an extended
relationship in which InfoSpace will power core pieces of Verizon Wireless'
mobile infrastructure, including its enhanced Mobile Web 2.0(SM) service,
which allows customers to more easily access the latest news, tools and
information. The combined offerings will provide mobile customers with faster,
easier access to their favorite content and information, while increasing
revenue opportunities for the leading wireless service provider.

    Today's announcement extends InfoSpace's multi-year relationship with
Verizon Wireless and reflects the increasing momentum surrounding the
company's Mobile Services Platform. InfoSpace's relationship with Verizon
Wireless includes key components of the platform's suite of services.
InfoSpace provides hosting, infrastructure and subscription management
capabilities from its platform to power Verizon Wireless' Mobile Web 2.0
service, which offers subscribers an up-to-the-minute look at the latest news
spanning weather, sports, entertainment and more.

    "InfoSpace's Mobile Services Platform allows us to bring our customers an
excellent mobile Web-browsing experience and easy access to relevant content
and information while on-the-go," said Jesse Money, executive director of
consumer multimedia data services for Verizon Wireless. "A key selling point
for us was the flexibility of the platform that allowed us to tailor pieces to
fit our needs for this deployment and we're pleased to continue our long
standing relationship with them."

    "Verizon Wireless is a valued partner for InfoSpace and we are excited to
extend and expand our successful relationship," said Steve Elfman, executive
vice president of InfoSpace's mobile business unit. "As part of our Mobile
Services Platform, InfoSpace is committed to delivering customized mobile
solutions for carriers and helping them generate new revenue streams, and we
look forward to doing so with Verizon Wireless."

    About InfoSpace Mobile

    InfoSpace Mobile is a leading developer of mobile technologies and
infrastructure services that help mobile users quickly and easily discover and
enjoy content and information on the go. InfoSpace's mobile platform offers
carrier partners a customizable, scalable solution for the programming and
delivery of mobile content, helping build stronger brands and generate
revenue. Mobile users benefit from the best-in-class local search experience
of InfoSpace Find It! (www.infospacefindit.com), and InfoSpace's easy-to-use
mobile portal, search, messaging and storefront offerings. The company's
mobile products and services are available to over 200 million consumers
through mobile operators such as AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless,
Sprint Nextel, and Virgin Mobile.

    About Verizon Wireless

    Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and
data network, serving more than 59 million customers. The largest US wireless
company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon
Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 65,000 employees
nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:  VZ)
and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at
www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video
footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to
the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

    Cautionary note about forward-looking statements

    This release contains forward-looking statements regarding InfoSpace's
extended relationship with Verizon Wireless, including powering core pieces of
Verizon Wireless' mobile infrastructure, including its enhanced Mobile Web
2.0SM service. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks
and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those projected. 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
actual performance under our extended relationship with Verizon Wireless, the
progress and costs of deployment of products and services, the scope and
timing of user adoption and implementation and market acceptance of the
application and features of InfoSpace's mobile search technology. A more
detailed description of certain factors that could affect actual results
include, but are not limited to, those discussed in InfoSpace's most recent
Annual Report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q as filed from
time to time, in the section entitled "Risk Factors." 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.




For further information:

For further information: InfoSpace Jennifer Moranz, 425-709-8454
Jennifer.Moranz@infospace.com or Weber Shandwick for InfoSpace Jaclyn Ruckle,
425-452-5432 jruckle@webershandwick.com or Verizon Wireless Jeffrey Nelson,
908-559-7519 Jeffrey.Nelson@verizonwireless.com

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