Freeserve set for FTSE exit

Eircom shareholders are revolting

Freeserve - Britain's biggest dotcom - could be booted out of the FTSE 100 next week following the exchange's quarterly review.

The monster ISP became the first British dotcom to enter the heady heights of leading companies when it joined earlier this year.

News of Freeserve's anticipated drop comes amid industry speculation that the Net company is in talks with an unnamed telco regarding a JV broadband agreement.



Shareholders at Eircom are revolting. They're unhappy that the CE and FD received a bonus of £750,000, according to the

Telegraph

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Business directory outfit, Countyweb.com, is to seek an AIM listing next month, according to the

FT

.




Broadcaster, BSkyB is to buy eight percent in the entertainment site Comedyred.com. Details were not disclosed. ®



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