Date: 26th September 2000
NBCi, NBC's publicly traded Internet company, has begun offering a free Internet service marketed through Montgomery Ward, the companies said Monday.
The department-store chain said that it will distribute free CD-ROMs in its stores that will allow customers (Windows only) to sign up for the service. It is also available via download on the retailer's Web site
Meanwhile, NBC said on Monday that it plans to set up a Web site by the end of the week to allow would-be American cosmonauts to sign up for the network's upcoming reality series in which the winner will be sent to the Russian Mir space station.
Source: Studio Briefing