AT&T plans for WorldNet

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AT&T Corp. on Tuesday announced its much-anticipated plans for the Internet, which include providing access and content as well as hosting capabilities for both the business and consumer markets. AT&T has contracted with Netscape Communications Corp. to supply an AT&T branded Netscape browser for its customers. AT&T will also distribute Netscape server software with its own computer products to customers who want to create a presence on the Internet. AT&T has also contracted services with the McKinley Group's online guide to the Internet and Verity Inc.'s online search engine, among others. AT&T will begin testing the service regionally in the fall. The deal is a telecommunications coup for Netscape, which also created a version of its browser for MCI Communications Corp.'s internetMCI.

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