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SBC Internet Finds a Home in Snap

SBC Internet Services Wednesday partnered with portal site Snap in an agreement that will give SBC's users customized search functions and local information.

Under the agreement, SBC's Internet start pages will now feature Snap's portal service. Snap will also feature local information for areas served by SBC, whose territory includes the Midwest and Southwest.

Financial arrangements were not disclosed. Snap is a unit of CNET Inc.

"Our new start pages organize the resources of the World Wide Web into easy-to-use categories that enable new and experienced Internet users alike to find what they want and need," said Steven Hubbard, SBC president and chief executive officer. "By collaborating with a leading Internet navigation and content aggregation company such as Snap, we are solidifying the commitment to our 340,000 customers (to provide) best-in-class service and award-winning support."