, Agree to $75 Million Deal with HealthGate and Inc. Thursday sealed a $75 million content deal with HealthGate Data Corp., making the company the main provider of health content within’s health channel.

The three-year agreements will also grant HealthGate, a leading provider of health and medical information over the Web, prominent placement in select commercials slated to air on the NBC Television Network.

Also, (XMCM)
and HealthGate will offer co-branded e-commerce offers to HealthGate members, or those online users who sign up for HealthGate content on’s health channel.

HeathGate will be featured in on-air advertisements designed to promote the Snap/HealthGate co-branded areas on, the Internet portal service company from NBC and CNET (CNET).

“This $75 million deal demonstrates the value and can bring to Internet
companies looking to match quality content and services with a mass audience both on-air and online,”
said NBCi president and chief operating officer-designate, Edmond Sanctis, current chief operating officer of

“HealthGate’s top-quality content will expand and enhance the breadth and depth of
information currently offered on, furthering’s commitment to bring our users and
members the best of the Internet.”, Inc. offers consumers high-quality, free services over the Web, including
homepage building, chat rooms, message boards, HTML e-mail, online greeting cards, a Web page
counter, clip art and downloadable software.

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