set to become member of RTL Group’s

Zurich/ Luxembourg, 5 December 2000. – Swiss internet media sales house is set to become part of RTL Group’s Europe-wide new media sales house, Under the terms of the deal, will gain access to Europe’s leading new media sales network for the marketing of its websites. In turn, gets a presence in a seventh European country, marketing 80 top websites with more than 200 million page impressions per month.

As well as representing websites such as and, has also struck an exclusive deal with the Swiss Post Office portal, With the integration of into, the German webvertizing agency IP New Media, which is also part of RTL Group, has acquired a 45 per cent stake of Swiss Medien Z Holding (MZH) is the other main share holder of provides its clients in each country with access to a range of popular websites including,,, and Each client initiates its internet campaign through the IP subsidiary in its own territories which then handles the campaign throughout, regardless of the other territories covered. was launched in October 2000 as a pan-European network of the RTL Group to handle advertising on internet pages in six countries: Germany, France, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

Johannes Züll, Senior Vice-President of Internet & New Technologies at the RTL Group, explains: “Integrating into broadens the coverage for our clients who demand an international presence. At the same time, gains access to a unique and broad marketing platform. Switzerland, with its multi-lingual make-up, is particularly well-suited to an international network. This expansion further enhances’s leading position in Europe.”

For further inquiries :
RTL Group
Markus Payer
Head of Media Relations
Tel: (+352 42142-5020)