INTERNET.COM ANNOUNCES CONTENT ALLIANCE WITH AUSTRALIA'S LEADING INTERNET PORTAL(New York, NY; Sydney, Australia-March 14, 2000)--internet.com (Nasdaq: INTM), The Internet Industry's Portal, today announced a content alliance with Australia's leading Internet portal, ninemsn, a joint venture between Microsoft and ecorp.
Under terms of the agreement, internet.com will provide Internet industry news and Internet stock information for ninemsn's Investor Web site in Australia (http://investor.ninemsn.com.au). The content will be co-branded and will include daily Internet news articles about companies in Australia from australia.internet.com (http://australia.internet.com) as well as articles from internet.com's Internet Stock Report daily news report located at (http://www.internetstockreport.com). Users of the ninemsn network will also have access to australia.internet.com's growing e-mail newsletter properties such as Internet Daily-Australia, Internet VC Watch-Australia and the Internet Stock Report, as well as internet.com's search tools, news archives and links to the australian.internet.com Web site.
"This is another positive relationship for internet.com and further illustrates how we continue to extend our world-class proprietary Internet industry content around the globe," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "We are very pleased to have forged this relationship with ninemsn.com.au"
"Our deal with ninemsn.com.au will help us establish internet.com as the leading regional provider of online Internet industry information," said Michael Walsh, General Manager, australia.internet.com.
Steve Vamos, ninemsn CEO, said: "ninemsn's Investor Web site is a strong financial Web site with high quality content. Introducing internet.com as a content provider was an obvious choice for us as we believe they provide the best Internet and Technology stock coverage in Australia."
Launched in July 1998, australia.internet.com (http://australia.internet.com) is the first Australian Web site to profile e-commerce, Web development and Internet news in Australia. The site is modeled after the successful internet.com online network and publishes original news and feature articles authored by a team of Australian journalists covering the Internet and high-tech industries.
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