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Subject:  nbci - new COO Date:  10/26/1999  10:34 AM
Author:  rolv Number:  205 of 231

EDMOND SANCTIS APPOINTED PRESIDENT AND COO OF PROPOSED NBC INTERNET INC. (NBCI)

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 26, 1999 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Edmond Sanctis
has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of NBC
Internet Inc. (NBCi), pending closing of the transaction to form NBCi.
The announcement was made by NBCi Chief Executive Officer-designate,
Chris Kitze, current Chairman of XOOM.com Inc. (Nasdaq: XMCM), to whom
Sanctis will report. Sanctis previously served as Chief Operating
Officer of Snap.com, the Internet portal service from NBC and CNET.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990713/SNAPLOGO ) "There
is nobody else in the Internet industry who better understands both the
Internet and television businesses as well as Edmond Sanctis. He brings
to this new position an exemplary track record as a principal architect
of the constituent NBC and Snap businesses that will form NBC Internet
Inc. together with XOOM.com," said Kitze. "Edmond has done a remarkable
job growing Snap.com and leading it into the broadband arena, and is
just the right person to help guide NBCi into the next century."

On May 10, 1999, NBC, XOOM.com and CNET