eBay Expands Wireless Reach

Mendez-Wilson, Deborah
May 2000
Wireless Week;05/29/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 22, p38
Trade Publication
Reports that online auction house, eBay has extended its wireless capabilities via the strategy called eBay Anywhere. Goal of the strategy; Status of eBay's team up with SkyTel to offer pager updates of its online auctions; Total revenue of eBay company in 1999; Number of categories buyers can choose from the site; Other companies and services teaming up with eBay.


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