In partnering with Yahoo! on the Yahoo! Click Internet service, BT will
provide its customers with Internet access and Web navigation through
Yahoo!’s Web directory as well as additional information services. It is
scheduled to launch by the end of November. Pricing was not disclosed. The
new service can be accessed at the Yahoo!
UK & Ireland Web site.
Users will be charged on their BT phone bill for the time spent using the
Internet. There is no monthly subscription charge or registration form.
The service mirrors Yahoo!’s American offering, Yahoo! Online powered by
AT&T Worldnet Service.
“Ease of access through BT Click coupled with Yahoo!’s highly successful
Web guide service makes Yahoo! Click a winning combination,” said John
Swingewood, BT’s director of Internet and multimedia services. “BT launched
its innovative pay-as-you-go Internet access service to help grow the
Internet market; today’s announcement will do much to encourage this