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Royal Bank and AT&T Canada Target Small Businesses

Royal Bank and AT&T Canada are now offering small businesses a competitive, one-stop Internet package.

Royal Bank connect@work allows small business clients to do their banking and get started doing business on the Internet in a cost-effective, convenient, and secure way.

No other Canadian service delivers the power of the Internet with the resources of Canada's largest financial institution and one of Canada's most innovative communications companies.

The new service makes it easier for small business clients to manage their finances, expand their business, and reach suppliers, customers, and worldwide markets directly from their computer. With Internet access provided by AT&T WorldNet Service, clients can connect to the Internet, send and receive e-mail, and browse the World Wide Web.

According to an Internet Light and Power survey, registered Canadian business domains or Web site addresses totaled over 76,000 in the first quarter of 1997, almost double the number six months before.

A choice of three connect@work packages is being offered, each designed to meet the specific banking, Internet and information needs of small businesses. Prices range from $29.95 to $69.95/month. The Enhanced and Enhanced Plus packages provide space to publish a company Web site in order to advertise products and services.