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(Updated on January 5, 2000)



January 5 -- Phone.Com and GetThere.com Bring the Next Phase of Web-based Travel Services to Wireless Phones

Phone.com and GetThere.com, today announced an agreement to bring the next level of Web-based travel services through Internet-ready mobile phones. Wireless network operators offering MyPhone™, the first mobile portal service from Phone.com™, are now able to offer subscribers ready access to their travel itineraries. In addition, business travelers are now able to receive travel alerts and soon, GetThere expects to offer the ability to book flights and make changes to travel itineraries while on the go. GetThere.com is providing its Mobile Manager technology to Phone.com to enable the MyPhone service with travel information.

For more information, go to http://www.phone.com/news/Archive2000/010500_GETTHERE.html

MobileInfo Advisory and Comments :  We said earlier that  location-sensitive applications are becoming quite hot. GetThere.Com addresses the delivery aspect of these applications.

Note: This news release contains forward-looking statements. Readers should take appropriate caution in developing plans utilizing these products, services and technology architectures.

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