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Wireless Is No Longer informationless: Announces Mobile Directory Assistance for Wireless Internet Devices.

Mobile Directory offers fewest keystrokes for reverse lookup, area code and country codes as central features.

July 25, 2000, SAN FRANCISCO -, the nation's leading Internet directory information provider, today announced the launch of Mobile Directory at the™ Unwired Universe 2000 conference. Mobile Directory ( provides users with free services for looking up people, businesses, area codes and country codes over Internet-enabled PDAs (personal digital assistants) and wireless phones with the fewest keystrokes of any current mobile technology.

"Mobile Directory is designed specifically for the constraints of wireless Internet users, making the navigation and data entry significantly more efficient than any other comparable product on the wireless Internet," said Andrew Sobel, president of, nc. "Powered by's award-winning databases, Mobile Directory is clearly the best product of its kind on the market."

Industry experts predict that by the end of 2003, there will be an installed base of 12 million Internet capable PDAs, and 75 million low-end and 3.5 million high-end smart phones in the United States. "Wireless users generate a billion calls a year to directory assistance," stated Mark Plakias, vice president and lead analyst of voice and wireless commerce for The Kelsey Group. "Directory assistance is the 'killer app' of the wireless Internet."

About, Inc.: based in San Francisco, Calif., is the leading provider of directory information on the Internet. is a Media Metrix 500 company, serving approximately one million unique users and 25 million page reviews per month. is a member of the Alliance program - integrating Internet and wireless technology - as a content provider. Yahoo! Internet Life magazine ranked as one of "The 10 Most Supremely Useful Sites" on the Web in July 2000.

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