AT&T Selects Google to Provide Complete Search Solution
Google’s Highly Relevant Search Results and Text-Based Ads Available Now to AT&T Worldnet Subscribers
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – July 2, 2002 – Google Inc. today announced that its award-winning search technology is now available to users of the AT&T Worldnet® Service. Google’s search technology powers the AT&T Worldnet Service homepage (www.att.net), providing millions of subscribers with access to the most relevant, up-to-date search results available from billions of web pages.
Additionally, AT&T Worldnet subscribers will see targeted online advertisements from Google’s rapidly growing base of AdWords Select™ advertisers. These highly relevant ads appear next to search results, and are carefully matched to users’ search requests.
"The addition of Google’s comprehensive search technology to the AT&T Worldnet Service furthers our goal of adding premium-branded content to improve the user experience for our customers," said Jim Davey, vice president of Partnership Marketing and Site Services for AT&T Worldnet Service. "Our agreement with Google also helps us leverage Worldnet’s real estate to drive additional sources of revenue to the site."
"AT&T Worldnet users now have access to the world’s best search experience," said Joan Braddi, Google’s vice president of Search Services. "This relationship represents another significant win in our growing list of world-class partners that depend on Google for both search and search monetization services."
Google’s search services offer websites and portals the speed and relevance of Google’s advanced search technology for their site, as well as, monetization opportunities for the traffic they receive. A growing number of companies worldwide, including America Online, Earthlink, Yahoo! and its international properties, Sony and its affiliates, and Cisco Systems, rely on Google to power search on their websites. For more information, visit www.google.com/services/.
About Google Inc.
With the largest index of websites available on the World Wide Web and the industry’s most advanced search technology, Google Inc. delivers the fastest and easiest way to find relevant information on the Internet. Google’s technological innovations have earned the company numerous industry awards and citations, including three Webby Awards; two WIRED magazine’s Reader Raves Awards; Best Internet Innovation and Technical Excellence Award from PC Magazine; Best Search Engine on the Internet from Yahoo! Internet Life; Top Ten Best Cybertech from TIME magazine; and Editor’s Pick from CNET. A privately held company based in Mountain View, Calif., Google’s investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sequoia Capital. More information about Google can be found on the Google site at www.google.com.
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