INTERNET.COM RELEASES CRITICAL REPORT ON THE STATE OF THE ISP MARKET(New York, NY - April 24, 2001) - internet.com's (Nasdaq: INTM) allNetResearch.com (http://allnetresearch.internet.com) released a critical study last week analyzing the state of the crowded Internet Service Provider (ISP) marketplace. internet.com, together with Edgix Corp. and Insight Express LLC, surveyed more than 1,000 visitors to ISP-Planet (www.isp-planet.com), an internet.com property, in order to determine how ISPs plan to survive and thrive in today's market.
The study, The ISP Market: Challenges and Strategies for the Future, concluded that service providers recognize offering basic dial-up access is not enough anymore. Shrewd ISP operators are actively diversifying revenue sources by initiating broadband platform programs and deploying value-added services. The full report is on sale at a special introductory price of $195 on allNetResearch (http://allnetresearch.internet.com) through April 30, 2001. For more information or to order this report go to http://allnetresearch.internet.com/item/0,3008,2165381_1,00.html.
This study is the latest in a series of research reports produced by internet.com Corporation as it expands its media offerings beyond online content. The company has filed a preliminary proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to be renamed INT Media Group to better reflect its products and services which also include offline seminars and research services. The ISP Market report follows other recently released studies including Linux: You Get What You Pay For?, which is available at http://allnetresearch.internet.com/item/0,3008,2156311_1,00.html and ReadyÉor Not? IT Professionals Find Promise and Problems With the Wireless Web, which can be purchased at http://allnetresearch.internet.com/item/0,3008,2090641_1,00.html.
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