AltaVista Expands in Europe

LONDON (03/03/2000) - U.S.-based Web portal AltaVista Co. has launched regional sites in France and the Netherlands, the company announced yesterday.

The two new sites will offer users in the two countries search functions in their native languages, as well as boasting a search engine covering 95 percent of the sites in both countries, the company said in a statement.

The addition of the two sites brings AltaVista up to five in Europe, with Sweden, Germany and the U.K. launching last December. [See "AltaVista Launches Regional Sites in Europe," Dec. 9.]AltaVista Netherlands can be found at AltaVista France can be found at

AltaVista, in Palo Alto, California, can be reached at +1-650-617-3400.

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