Finds a Home on Thursday allied with
NBC Internet Inc.’s
portal, making its
presence as a tenant on the portal’s site.

The telecom comparison shopping firm, which tailors its services to small-
and medium-sized businesses, will fill a slot on the business portal for the
next year and a half. Financial terms were not disclosed. will be a premier provider of long distance, local, Internet
dial-up, T1, DSL, bundled services and wireless sales and
products to users.

While’s service mirrors that of the popular Inc.’s shopping
service, the key difference is in the make-up of its client base, said’s Vice President of Sales, Andy Gordon. Gordon said caters to individual consumers; likes to
sell to whole enterprises.

Telebright’s play is not all that different from GetConnected’s last move,
when it agreed to become exclusive provider of consumer
connectivity services for the e-finance leader Intuit Inc.’s Quicken
brand software and site.

Chet Thaker, president and chief executive officer of, said
small business portals, such as, see the
importance in getting ahead of the pending explosion of online telecom

To the best of both’s and’s knowledge, the
alliance is the first agreement between a telecom shopping site and a major
small business portal, which marks the arrival of online telecom shopping in
the Internet marketplace.

While has racked up about 30 partners since its inception, is blooming fast, having signed more than 10 leading sites to
partnership agreements in eight weeks.

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