RealTime IT News, Internet Gateway Corp. in Marketing Deal

Advertising network Online Inc. on Friday struck a deal with Internet Gateway Corp. that calls for the ISP to market services to its more than 20,000 clients in Western Canada.

The idea is that businesses looking to Internet Gateway Corp. for Internet access and hosting might turn to to serve their ads. offers small- and medium-sized Web sites a banner exchange service, in addition to serving paying advertisers.

"This alliance expands our partnership program, which further positions as a leader among banner advertising networks," said Edward Kelly, vice president of marketing and business development.

"This agreement will drive a significant number of new network members to join our ad network thus increasing our available ad inventory to sell to paying advertisers looking for targeted visibility." has more than 2,000 sites in its network.