AT&T Wireless Services launches Digital PocketNet

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E*Trade, Excite@Home, sites, debut as content servicesAT&T Wireless Services launched its AT&T Digital PocketNet service, usingtechnology provided by InfoSpace's platform and integrated suite ofservices. Simultaneously, Excite@Home launched its mobile user portal,Excite Mobile the new service, becoming the first branded portal.Excite@Home and AT&T Wireless also agreed to a joint distribution deal toco-market each other's mobile services. AT&T Wireless will include ExciteMobile on its unlimited-access service, and Excite will market AT&Twireless services through the Excite Mobile portal; agreed to haveits sites and become the premier sports andnews providers for PocketNet.'s and's content will becomprised of HDML pages specifically designed for wireless delivery. Also,E*Trade instituted wireless investing via PocketNet's WAP-enabled mobilephones, prominently featured in the finance category. E*Trade and AT&TWireless are considering co-marketing and cross-selling promotions designedto support both PocketNet and E*Trade.

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