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Wolfgang Bromberger

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"The total number of Europeans online grew from 17.7 million in 1997 to

more than 35 million in 1998, a growth rate of 99 percent, according to a

new report issued by market research company Dataquest, part of Gartner



"Many of the Nordic countries have hit the 20 percent threshold already and

in other European countries, including the U.K., Germany, the Netherlands,

Austria and Switzerland, Net penetration is nearing that level, said

Dataquest. Germany had the highest number of Internet users in Europe,

going from more than 5 million in 1997 to more than 8 million in 1998."

For Austria, I can really agree on this by personal experience around here..

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Wolfgang .wolf Bromberger has been around online since 1996. He started to get into web design after he and some other students developed a concept for the online presence of their home town, Salzburg in Austria, a site Bill Gates used years later as a good example of e-government (as still not nearly all points of the concept have been made reality, .wolf disagrees).
Being interested in search engines and information systems, .wolf specialized in search engine optimization, online promotion and analysis.
.wolf was one of the founding fathers of
He is working for and can also be reached there.
He is always interested in learning new programming or other web related skills, when time permits.

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