A unit of Winstar, with a one-third equity stake held by CBS Corp.,
Office.com was designed to be a destination site for business-relevant
content, commerce, community and communications services from best of breed
partners and in-house experts.
The site features free access to news and information spanning nearly 150
industries and professions. Office.com utilizes a three-tiered revenue model
of deep advertising sponsorships, transactional revenue from e-commerce sales
of goods and services and i-commerce sales of premium information.
Charter advertisers include 3Com, AT&T, ebank.com, eCal, MasterCard,
NetEarnings and OfficeMax.
Office.com’s list of content partners includes: COMTEX, Data Broadcasting
Corp., Knight-Ridder/Tribune, L2S, Multex’s Market Guide, Marketwatch and
Companies providing additional tools and databases for corporate research
include Dun & Bradstreet, Gale Group, Responsive Database Services, the U.S.
Small Business Administration (SBA) Classroom and Winstar Telebase Inc.
E-commerce partners include barnesandnoble.com, Hello Direct Inc.,
MasterCard, OfficeMax, RoweCom and Stamps.com.
Winstar Communications Inc. provides customers with broadband communications
services including high-speed Internet and data, Web-based information and
local and long distance services.