MECKLERMEDIA ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF UK.INTERNET.COM AND AUSTRALIA.INTERNET.COM
(WESTPORT, CT - May 14, 1998) -- Mecklermedia, "The Internet Media Company" (Nasdaq: MECK) today introduced international editions of its Internet.com Web site for Australia and the United Kingdom. The sites, UK.Internet.com (http://uk.internet.com) and Australia.Internet.com (http://australia.internet.com), feature original content as well as content from the North American edition of Internet.com.
"The UK and Australian editions of Internet.com support our print and trade show properties in those countries," said Alan M. Meckler, chairman and CEO of Mecklermedia. "These sites provide news geared specifically for their markets and access to Web developer information resources that are relevant worldwide. We believe that Australian and United Kingdom advertisers will embrace this opportunity."
UK.Internet.com made its formal debut to Internet industry and business professionals at the Internet World UK Spring '98 trade show in London this week. Australia.Internet.com will also be a main feature at Internet World Australia Pacific '98, running August 11-13, 1998 in Sydney.
Mecklermedia's Internet.com is made up of more than a dozen Web sites for Internet and computing professionals. Four of the sites were honored by PC MAGAZINE (February 15, 1998) as being among the best 28 computing sites in the world. Internet.com sites receives nearly 15 million page views on a monthly basis.
Mecklermedia Corporation, "The Internet Media Company", is based in Westport, Connecticut. Mecklermedia is a leading provider of Internet information through its Internet World trade shows, Internet World weekly print publication, and Internet.com network of Web sites at http://www.internet.com, which provides daily news and information resources for the Internet community. Mecklermedia also publishes the ISDEX, the only 100% Internet stock index featuring 50 leading companies, at http://www.isdex.com. Mecklermedia's global presence includes Internet World trade shows and licensed publications throughout Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Australia.
All current MECKLERMEDIA press releases can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.internet.com/corporate/press.html.
Copyright 1998 Mecklermedia Corporation.