AT&T Adds Telephony Tools to Excite, Lycos Online Services
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AT&T today debuted the first of its AT&T Inter@ctive Communications telephony services that integrate voice network and Internet technologies on leading portals Excite Inc. and Lycos Inc., as well as on AT&T's WorldNet service.
Today's announcement introduces the first in a series of jointly distributed applications that will be offered under AT&T's agreements with Lycos and Excite, as reported in May on InternetNews.com. The partnerships were created to deliver co-branded AT&T WorldNet-powered online services for users of the Lycos and Excite search and navigation guides.
AT&T said Inter@ctive services rolled out today include:
- AT&T Chat 'N Talk, an offering that allows users to call others in chat rooms anonymously
- AT&T Click2Dial Conferencing, a service that enables users to set-up and control a conference call with up to 7 people, and employ a Web-based interface to enter telephone numbers and use functions to mute, add, or delete callers
- and AT&T Click2Dial Directories, a tool that provides auto-dial to users listed in AT&T's Anywho directory.
Pricing for Click2Dial Conferencing and Click2Dial Directories is $0.15 cents per minute for each person called with the U.S., Hawaii and Alaska. Chat 'N Talk's initial set-up fee is $0.50, with a $0.25 cents per minute fee.