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555-1212.com Announces Strategic Alliance With Infospace.com

Leading Internet Information Service Enhances Site With InfoSpace.com Directories and Web Services

October 27, 1998, REDMOND, Washington, /PRNewswire/ -- InfoSpace.com, Inc., a leading aggregator, integrator and syndicator of Web content services, and 555-1212.com, a reference portal and provider of Area Code lookup on the Internet, today announced a strategic alliance to provide InfoSpace.com directories and services at the 555-1212.com Web site ( www.555-1212.com).

By adding InfoSpace.com's features such as yellow pages and white pages directories, classified advertisements, real-time stock quotes and comparison-shopping, 555-1212.com has significantly expanded the offerings available at its site. Internet users can access these free directories and services by clicking on the "Resources" button at the 555-1212.com home page.

"555-1212.com is a brand known by Internet information-seekers," said Naveen Jain, president and Chief Executive Officer for InfoSpace.com. "InfoSpace.com's comprehensive directories and broadly appealing services add value and enrich the user's experience at the 555-1212.com Web site."

"We are dedicated to making 555-1212.com one of the most popular and useful reference sites on the Web," said Richard Cox, Chief Executive Officer of Terret, Inc., which develops content and partnerships for the 555-1212.com site. "InfoSpace.com's technology offers 555-1212.com users seamless access to its award-winning directories and services, providing powerful tools when searching for people and businesses on the World Wide Web."

Recently, both sites were recognized among the most popular directory services on the Internet by Media Metrix, The PC Meter Co.

About InfoSpace.com, Inc.
InfoSpace.com is a leading aggregator and integrator of content services for syndication to a broad network of affiliates, including existing and emerging Internet portals, destination sites and suppliers of PCs and other Internet access devices, such as cellular phones, pagers, screen phones, television set-top boxes, online kiosks and personal digital assistants. The Company focuses on content with broad appeal, such as yellow pages and white pages, maps, classified advertisements, real-time stock quotes, information on local businesses and events, weather forecasts and horoscopes. By aggregating content from multiple sources and integrating it with related content to increase its usefulness, the Company serves as a single source of value-added content.

The Company's Internet affiliates include AOL, Netscape, Microsoft, Lycos, go2net Inc.'s MetaCrawler, Playboy, Dow Jones (The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition), ABC LocalNet and CBS's affiliated TV stations. In addition, the Company has development agreements with a number of providers of Internet access devices including PCs by Acer America, Gateway 2000 and Pixel (for Packard Bell NEC), cellular phones by AT&T; Wireless and UnWired Planet, pagers by WolfeTech (for Motorola), screen phones by InfoGear, Mitel, Mitsui and Lucent, television set-top boxes by American Interactive Media, @Home, @World, Lucent, On Command, Planetweb and Source Media, online kiosks by King kiosk platform and Lexitech kiosk platform, and personal digital assistants by AT&T; Wireless, InfoGear and UnWired Planet.

About 555-1212.com, Inc.
555-1212.com, Inc. is a leading provider of information services on the Internet, giving a single source for finding information about the world. The 555-1212.com website provides information resources on area codes, international calling codes, email directories, telephone numbers, and a geographically categorized website directory for businesses and consumers. 555-1212.com is based in San Francisco, California.

About Terret, Inc.
Founded in 1996, Terret, Inc. delivers products and services at the intersection of the computing and communications markets. Terret manages and develops the www.555-1212.com reference portal in partnership with 555-1212.com, Inc. Terret Business Solutions provides web and technology solutions including Internet, Intranet, Extranet, E-Commerce, MIS, Systems Integration and Software Engineering. Terret, Inc. is based in San Jose, California.

NOTE: Terret is a trademark of Terret, Inc.

SOURCE InfoSpace.com, Inc.

Contact:
Michyle LaPedis
Terret, Inc.
408-278-8890
michyle@terret.com

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