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Subject: UKNM: Is it a Portal or a HUB??
From: Paul O'donoghue
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 1998 17:13:22 +0000 (GMT)

At the "Lycos (its a sales pitch in disguise) UK Online Advertising
Conference" this week, Lycos announced that they are not a Portal
anymore but a "HUB".

After the laughter died down the difference was explained; a portal
takes you somewhere/gives you access but a HUB will take you somewhere
and keep you within the service as a customer/user, thus reducing the

Paul O'Donoghue
pauloatteletext [dot] co [dot] uk

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