Excite Taps ZDNet's Content for New Internet Channel

Posted on December 8, 1997

Excite, Inc. announced it will feature ZDNet as the premier content provider for the Excite and WebCrawler Computers & Internet Channels. Focusing on what technology and Internet consumers want to know, the new content from ZDNet is available on the Excite and WebCrawler Computers & Internet Channels, co-branded pages of the ZDNet site and throughout appropriate content channels on Excite.

The Excite Computers & Internet Channel, at www.excite.com, and the WebCrawler Computers & Internet Channel, at webcrawler.com, each deliver a package of computer and Internet-related information, news and services. From the channel, consumers can shop for computer equipment and software, access freeware and shareware services, get help for their computer-related problems, talk with computer users with similar interests, read the latest industry news and gossip, browse a comprehensive directory of Web sites encompassing topics from programming to software, and much more.

ZDNet provides Excite with its breaking news, product reviews, downloadable software and special news features. It also provides content from Ziff Davis' online and print publications, including Family PC, Inter@ctive Week, PC Magazine and the ZDNet News Channel. Relevant ZDNet content is also accessible throughout the channel's four topic-specific departments: Hardware, Software, Internet and Networking, making it easy for consumers to find the information they're looking for.