@Home's $6.7 billion bid to buy Excite is the latest in a string of pushes by high-speed access and content players to get into users' homes faster. It also coincides with a shift in the portal landscape toward consolidation and partnership with established offline brands.
@Home raises portal stakes
news analysis The firm's acquisition of Excite comes amid heightened competition in the broadband market and increasing consolidation in the portal space.
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