Corp. and AT&T today officially launched the “Infoseek
Online Powered by AT&T WorldNet Service.”
The online service can be found on the co-branded Communications Center
channel on Infoseek’s homepage.
Infoseek Online is designed to offer customers Internet access through AT&T
WorldNet Service. Features include extensive content, free chat, and
instant messaging. Additionally, users can find Web-page building tools,
communication software downloads, and links to communications resources at
the Communications Center, Infoseek stated.
Under terms of the agreement, AT&T will provide discounts to subscribers,
as well as variety of applications such as anonymous voice chat and
click-to-dial directories. Infoseek will highlight AT&T services throughout
its Communications Center and on its homepage.
“By offering AT&T’s reliable Internet access and newest communications
services with Infoseek’s extensive content, the two companies are making
the Internet a new kind of communications tool,” said Dan Schulman,
President of AT&T WorldNet Service.
To promote the new service, Infoseek said it is offering new users 150
hours of Internet access per month at a special trial price of $9.95 per
month for the first three months.
“Infoseek is giving users the reliability of the AT&T brand and a
comprehensive suite of services on one convenient
Communication Center,” said Harry Motro, Infoseek President and CEO.
“Ultimately, we’re making people’s lives easier on