INTERNET.COM TO LAUNCH 13th INTERNATIONAL EDITION--TAIWAN.INTERNET.COM(Darien, CT--January 18, 2000)-- internet.com (Nasdaq: INTM), The E-Business and Internet Technology Network (http://www.internet.com), today announced plans to launch an international edition serving Taiwan's growing community of Internet professionals. The Web site, taiwan.internet.com will feature original content written by local journalists, as well as content from the North American edition and will be offered in the Chinese language. The site is expected to launch in March 2000.
"Following the success of our other Asian editions, we believe the market in Taiwan is prime for the type of content and services provided by internet.com. Taiwan has a powerful community of Internet and IT professionals and we are looking forward to providing daily local (and international) coverage of the latest developments in e-commerce, technology and in the Internet industry," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler.
The Taiwan edition is a joint venture between internet.com and InteLink Taiwan Corporation, a Republic of China corporation with its principal office in Taipei.
The site will further extend internet.com's presence in Asia, which currently includes asia.internet.com, china.internet.com and japan.internet.com. internet.com has recently announced plans to launch korea.internet.com, also to be available in March. asia.internet.com also provides daily Internet technology and industry news on Yahoo!Asia, Yahoo! Singapore and Yahoo! Hong Kong.
internet.com's global network of Web sites includes asia.internet.com (http://asia.internet.com), arabia.internet.com (http://arabia.internet.com), australia.internet.com (http://australia.internet.com), canada.internet.com (http://canada.internet.com), china.internet.com (http://china.internet.com), israel.internet.com (http://israel.internet.com), france.internet.com (http://france.internet.com), germany.internet.com (http://germany.internet.com), japan.internet.com (http://japan.internet.com), southafrica.internet.com (http://southafrica.internet.com) and uk.internet.com (http://uk.internet.com).
internet.com Corporation (http://www.internet.com), based in Darien, Connecticut, is a leading provider of global real-time news and information resources for Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. internet.com operates a network of 89 Web sites, 71 e-mail newsletters, 101 online discussion forums and 75 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2 million unique visitors that generate more than 90 million page views monthly. Total "views", which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views, are now over 150 million per month. In addition, internet.com with its related internet.com Venture Fund I and Venture Fund II is an investor in a growing number of business-to-business content sites and related Internet media properties.
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