Company press release

iiGroup, Inc. Acquires

Boca Raton, Florida, February 25, 2000 – iiGroup, Inc.(OTCBB:iiGR - news) today announced that its subsidiary had entered into an agreement with Alta Vista to provide content to the AltaVista Live Network. This licensing agreement will enable users of the AltaVista Live! World Channel ( to access the over seventy foreign language translation dictionaries, audio libraries of foreign language words, images and information of currencies of the world, international rules of the road, international signs, and international calendars that has been providing on the Internet for the past five years.

Neil Swartz, CEO of iiGroup, Inc. stated "This is the first of what we believe will be a series of significant licensing agreements for We started iiGroup to bring key content sites to the consumer – the new relationship between and AltaVista will allow us to reach the AltaVista Network’s millions of unique users."

About Travlang is a foreign language and travel site that has existed for nearly five years and is recognized as the leader in providing free access to over seventy foreign language translation dictionaries to over one and a half million unique visitors a month. is a subsidiary of iiGroup, Inc., a public holding company of content-based Internet sites. iiGroup’s mission is to expand its position as a leading provider of specialized content and business-to-business Internet sites.

About AltaVista

The AltaVista Live! World Channel provides a single destination for finding and navigating global resources on the World Wide Web. The AltaVista Live! World Channel extends AltaVista’s leadership in multi-lingual search and free translation services. AltaVista’s Babel Fish, a free translation engine, is the centerpiece of the World Channel. Babel Fish translates text and Web pages between English and five other languages (Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese). AltaVista Search covers more than 250 million Web pages, which can be searched in 25 different languages for fast, relevant results.

Alta Vista Company is the premier media and commerce network offering Internet users up-to-the-minute news, live video, content, search, and shopping resources. The company integrates unique technology, products and services to deliver relevant results faster for both individuals and businesses. Alta Vista is a majority-owned operating company of CMGI, Inc. (Nasdaq: CMGI), Andover, MA. Alta Vista is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

For more information, contact:


Neil Swartz
CEO, iiGroup, Inc.
7000 W. Palmetto Park Rd Suite 501
Boca Raton, FL 33433
(561) 620-9202
For Alta Vista:

David Emmanuel
Communications Director
1070 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 617-3496

The statements which are not historical facts contained in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve certain risks and uncertainties including but not limited to risks associated with the uncertainty of future financial results, additional financing requirements, development of new products, regulatory approval processes, the impact of competitive products or pricing, unpredictability of patent protection, technological changes, the effect of economic conditions and other uncertainties detailed in iiGroup, Inc.’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.