OpenTable.com Books OracleMobile.com To Provide Wireless Restaurant Reservations
February 23, 2000
New York, NY, Feb. 23, 2000-OpenTable.com (www.opentable.com), the online restaurant reservation network, today announced a partnership with OracleMobile.com, a new subsidiary of Oracle Corp. Under the agreement, OracleMobile.com will enable OpenTable.com’s restaurant content and reservations to be accessed from wireless devices. Diners will be able to quickly and easily make restaurant reservations using mobile devices when away from home or office. OracleMobile.com’s service is immediately available at (URL) http://www.oramobile.com
“Dining on the go has never been so easy,” said Denise Lahey, CEO of OracleMobile.com. “For the first time, OpenTable.com customers will be able to take advantage of instant, online restaurant reservations from any location on any Web-enabled mobile device.”
OracleMobile.com was formed by Oracle Corp. to focus on the rapidly emerging wireless Internet market. By offering consumers access to the most comprehensive set of wireless Internet services from leading Internet content providers, OracleMobile.com is effectively mobilizing the Web. OracleMobile.com’s service is free of charge to consumers and supports wireless devices with Web or messaging capabilities.
“OracleMobile.com will bring OpenTable.com restaurant reservations to users of wireless devices,” said Chuck Templeton, OpenTable.com CEO and founder. “This relationship will enable consumers to search for and instantly reserve available tables at restaurants from any location; the street, a car, a train, any time they’re on the move.”
OpenTable.com, the online restaurant reservation network, is based in San Francisco, California, and has offices in New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Seattle and Washington DC. OpenTable.com is an Internet company dedicated to providing dining consumers with the best possible reservation experience, and restaurants with the best available customer management tools. OpenTable.com has partnered with restaurants from An American Restaurant Group, Ark Restaurants Corp., California Café Restaurant Corp., the Lark Creek Group, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc., Real Restaurant Group, Restaurants Unlimited, and Union Square Hospitality Group. OpenTable.com is backed by leading Venture Capital firms including Impact Venture Partners, Benchmark Capital and Prescient Capital, as well as American Express. For more information about OpenTable.com or its online restaurant reservation network visit http://www.opentable.com or call 1.800.OPENTABLE.
Oracle is a registered trademark and OracleMobile.com is a trademark or registered trademark of Oracle Corporation. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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