INTERNET.COM, THE E-BUSINESS AND INTERNET TECHNOLOGY NETWORK, LAUNCHES ASIA.INTERNET.COM(Westport, CT-January 12, 1999)- internet.com LLC today announced the creation of asia.internet.com, the newest addition to the network's international coverage of Internet news and resources. The site features original news from nine Asian countries--China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines.
asia.internet.com is the only site providing pan-Asian Internet news in vertical categories such as Internet business, Web development, electronic commerce, and ISP.
"With over 25 million Asians online and growing, the regional Internet industry has been virtually immune to the Asian economic downturn," said asia.internet.com's Managing Editor Hans Lombardo, who is based in Hong Kong. "The mission of asia.internet.com is to provide Asian Internet professionals and businesses with the real-time industry news, market intelligence, and development resources necessary to take advantage of the Internet boom in Asia."
"By expanding our Internet news network in Asia, we are able to provide Asian Internet professionals with real-time industry news and resources relevant to their markets," said Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of internet.com LLC. "The addition of asia.internet.com helps us maintain our position as a leading resource for international Internet news and industry information on the Web."
asia.internet.com is part of internet.com, The E-business and Internet Technology Network, which includes a number of award-winning sites for Web developers, E-business professionals and sophisticated Internet users. Among others, the internet.com Network includes InternetNews.com, which provides daily Internet-specific news; The Electronic Commerce Guide; ServerWatch; The Web Developer's Virtual Library and SearchEngineWatch. internet.com sites currently serve over 30 million pages to more than 1 million unique visitors monthly. Interested advertisers should contact Susan Leiterstein, Vice President and Publisher of internet.com, at [email protected] or (203) 341-2962. For e-commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 341-2858.
internet.com LLC, based in Westport, Connecticut, is a leading provider of global, daily news and information resources for the Internet community. internet.com LLC also publishes Jumbo.com, a leading download site, and the ISDEX, a 100% Internet stock index featuring 50 leading companies. internet.com's global presence includes editions in Canada, the United Kingdom and Asia.
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