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MOBILECOMM TO PROVIDE DOW JONES NEWS SERVICES

 JACKSON, Miss., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileComm, BellSouth's paging subsidiary, and Dow Jones Business Information Services, today announced an agreement to supply two Dow Jones news services to MobileComm Nationwide Messaging Service subscribers.
 The two services available to customers are Dow Jones News Briefs and Dow Jones Headlines. Dow Jones News Briefs include world and business news, sports and entertainment updates. These concise stories are transmitted four times during the day -- overnight, late morning, late afternoon and evening -- to Nationwide Messaging Service subscribers.
 Dow Jones Headlines offer one to three short items of general interest about world and business news, sports and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, sent every 30 minutes from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. (Central Time).
 "Dow Jones News Briefs and Dow Jones Headlines are a valuable service our customers will enjoy receiving wirelessly over the MobileComm network," said Steve Pazian, MobileComm president and CEO. "We believe these services will allow our subscribers to stay informed on a variety of subjects while traveling or going about their normal business routines."
 "As the business world becomes increasingly mobile, Dow Jones will continue to provide the valuable news and information that business people need wherever they are," said Dorothea Coccoli Palsho, vice president of Dow Jones Information Services. "Offering our news through the MobileComm Nationwide Messaging Service is one more way we can ensure that professionals have the information they need when they need it."
 Dow Jones Business Information Services provides business news and information products to corporations and consumers through a host of methods: computer, telephone, facsimile and radio. Dow Jones Business Information Services is a part of the Information Services group of Dow Jones & Company, Inc., which includes Dow Jones Telerate and Dow Jones Financial News Services. Dow Jones also publishes the Wall Street Journal and its international editions, Barron's and community newspapers.
 Dow Jones News Briefs and Dow Jones Headlines are available by contacting any MobileComm office or by calling 800-685-5555. Dow Jones Headlines service is available for $10 a month.
 Headquartered in Jackson, Miss., MobileComm has been in the wireless messaging business for almost 30 years. The company and its affiliates have more than 1.4 million pagers in service across all 50 states, Canada and the Caribbean.
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 /EDITOR'S NOTE: MobileComm is a registered trademark of Mobile Communications Corporation of America. The Wall Street Journal and Barron's are registered trademarks of Dow Jones & Company, Inc./
 /CONTACT: Jean Coppenbarger of MobileComm, 601-977-1648 or, pager, 800-946-4646, PIN: 977-1648; or Maggie Landis of Dow Jones Business Information Services, 609-520-4638/
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