Netscape Server Software Featured in AT&T's End-to-End Web Hosting Service

Mountain View, Calif. (October 1, 1996) -- Netscape Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: NSCP) today announced that the AT&T Easy World Wide Web (EW3) service is using Netscape server software for its own Web site and to offer integrated services to businesses wanting to establish an Internet Web presence.

"AT&T Easy World Wide Web service provides customers large and small with an easy and affordable way to tap into the many opportunities and reach of the Internet," said David Hughart, AT&T global marketing vice president. "Our customers rely on us to combine state-of-the-art technology from leaders like Netscape with the reliability and superior network management behind AT&T's Worldwide Intelligent Network. This way our customers can concentrate on their Web site content, knowing that we will take care of the network connections, server maintenance and performance response."

Available from AT&T EasyCommerce Services, the EW3 Service is designed to provide end-to-end hosting solutions to help businesses establish their own electronic storefronts. EW3 Service provides easy-to-use site creation software, hands-on training, access to Web site designers and a reliable server space for the Web sites of the companies it hosts. To ensure that customers have everything necessary to set up a Web site, AT&T bundles all the required components into the Web platform implementation and the operations infrastructure, including the domain naming process, server hardware, software installation and 24 x 7 operations and maintenance.

"By combining its own technology with Netscape server software, the AT&T EW3 Service affords its customers a cost-effective and efficient way to get up on the Web," said Mike Homer, senior vice president of marketing at Netscape. "Netscape Server software allows the AT&T EW3 Service to not only better market itself to a broad range of businesses, but to provide quality service to its customers."

The AT&T EW3 Service Web site provides a wealth of information about its hosting solution. In fact, customers can begin planning a Web site with the information at the Web Site Workshop that includes:

The AT&T EW3 Web site also provides visitors with a substantial menu of Customer Care features and extensive technical assistance.

AT&T EasyCommerce Services provides applications, platforms and transaction capabilities to allow businesses to easily conduct business electronically. AT&T Easy Commerce Services is the world's largest messaging provider, reaching over 160 countries and supporting AT&T's message-enabled electronic commerce technologies, as well as Web hosting and electronic data interchange (EDI).

Netscape Communications Corporation is a leading provider of open software for linking people and information over enterprise networks and the Internet. The company offers a full line of clients, servers, development tools and commercial applications to create a complete platform for next-generation, live online applications. Traded on NASDAQ under the symbol "NSCP," Netscape Communications Corporation is based in Mountain View, California.

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