INTERNET.COM EXPANDS GLOBAL REACH WITH INTERNATIONAL SITES IN HONG KONG, ITALY, KOREA, SINGAPORE AND TURKEY
(New York, NY-October 25, 2000)-internet.com Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today announced the launch of five new international business-to-business portals for the Internet industry-hongkong.internet.com (http://hongkong.internet.com), italy.internet.com (http://italy.internet.com), korea.internet.com (http://korea.internet.com), singapore.internet.com (http://singapore.internet.com) and turk.internet.com (http://turk.internet.com). The sites will feature original local content written by local journalists, as well as content from the North American edition of internet.com (http://www.internet.com). The sites will be available in the native languages respective to each country (with the exception of Hong Kong being in Chinese) and will be incorporated into internet.com's growing portfolio of global properties, now consisting of 22 international editions.
"As the Internet continues to flourish worldwide, it is essential to provide these countries with a resource that is vital for information and analysis on new technologies and trends affecting the Internet industry," said internet.com Chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "These international additions further complement our aggressive global strategy, giving us a first mover advantage in providing business-to-business Internet content worldwide."
italy.internet.com is the latest site launched as part of the joint venture between internet.com and VNU Business Publications. The launch of korea.internet.com is a joint venture between internet.com and Mirae Corporation of Seoul, Korea. The launch of korea.internet.com is sponsored by E-net Corporation, Samsung Investment Trust & Securities Company, Ltd. and Uniwide Technologies. Both hongkong.internet.com and singapore.internet.com are wholly owned and operated by internet.com and the launches of these two sites are sponsored by Netvalue. turk.internet.com is a joint venture between internet.com and Intervizyon, Inc. and its launch is sponsored by Ko�.net.
Interested advertisers should contact Susan Leiterstein, Vice President and Publisher of internet.com, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2962. For commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2858. For international information, contact Mitchell Eisenberg, Vice President, International Business and General Counsel, at [email protected] or 203-662-2800.
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