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Snap to launch free internet news service

High-speed Internet users can surf Cyclone by March

HOLLYWOOD — Snap, the joint Internet directory and search service from NBC and CNET, on Tuesday said they will launch “Cyclone,” a free service for users of high-speed cable modems by March.

The service will provide high-speed Internet users with features, news, finance, sports and entertainment, television, music, computing and shopping through video, audio, gaming, animation and telephony services.

Collaborative effort

Snap has already inked partnership deals with several Internet content providers including: CNBC/Dow Jones Business Video, NBC, Preview Travel, The Rolling Stone Network, SonicNet, Sony Online Entertainment, Spinner.com, Total Sports, WeatherLabs and e-commerce sites Preview Travel and Tower Records.

“Cyclone” initially will be carried nationwide by high-speed Internet services offered by GTE InterNetworking, SBC Internet Services, Bell Atlantic Internet Solutions, Epoch Internet, JPSnet, DSLnetworks, EastLink Cable, Triax Communications and others.

Each service will send its users to customized versions of the “Cyclone” page.

Additional high-speed Internet access services will be announced in the coming months, as the service rolls-out.

“Cyclone” also will be available as a free option at (www.snap.com), designed for Internet users with higher-speed capabilities.

It will also be integrated into all NBC Television Network analog and digital enhanced broadcasts, and in enhanced telecasts of CNBC programming, 24-hours a day.

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