Todays News's Expert Management Available for Perspective On Breaking NSI Story

 As Network Solutions (NSI) Enters the 1-800 Domain Name Game, ICB Puts This
                   New Industry Development in Perspective

    NEW YORK, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Network Solutions (NSI), the world's
leading provider of Internet registration services announced last week that it
has entered the 1-800 domain name market. It will secure toll-free or "1-800"
numbers as domain names for businesses to help businesses protect their
identity and maximize brand awareness.  Network Solutions also plans to work
with strategic telecommunications companies to offer its 1-800 dot com service
to businesses at the point of purchase of their 800 number.
    NSI's sudden entry into the 1-800 market serves as validation of the 1-800
vanity industry and its brand relationship with domain names.
    There is no one better qualified to offer commentary on this exciting
development in 1-800 numbers, domain names and brands than Judith Oppenheimer,
President of ICB Toll Free Consultancy and Publisher of ICB Toll Free News.
ICB is the premier source of toll free 800 and domain name industry
    "ICB is a superb real-time source for staying on top of the growing
cross-linkages between toll-free service and the Internet," said Jim Hawkins,
former President, BellSouth Public Communication.
    ICB's readership includes Network Solutions now-competitor, whose CEO Jeffrey Tinsley says ICB delivers "great behind
the scenes information."  It's no wonder that savvy Network Solutions staffers
are subscribed to ICB too.
    ICB is the only news service with specific focus on the politics,
regulations, marketing, industry and legal issues of the 800 industry and the
domain name industry individually, and the relationships between the two.
    ICB Toll Free News offers a free daily email HeadsUp Headlines service
that includes web site access to its Reference Library and News Briefs, as
well as a Premium Access Service to its Law Library, Industry Insights
Commentary, Regulatory Reading Room, and Behind the Scenes inner workings of
the industries.
    Ms. Oppenheimer is available immediately to offer expert insight into the
burgeoning 1-800 number and domain name arena, and what NSI's entry into it
portends for the domain name and 800 industries.
    ICB Toll Free News ( /), recognized premier
source of 800 and dot com industry news, is owned by ICB Inc., a New York
City-based consulting practice ( /) founded in
1993.  ICB Consulting is the industry leader in toll free and domain name
intelligence, advising business owners, corporate marketers and the telecom
industries since 1993.  ICB Toll Free News has been published since 1995; is
updated daily, and houses an invaluable archive of toll free and domain name
news and information.

    CONTACT:  Judith Oppenheimer, President of Company: ICB Inc.,
212 684-7210, or fax 212 684-2714, or email

    This release was issued through -- Your Business Workshop.
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