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A Beacon of Hope for MSN

MSN is Europe’s biggest portal, and it is widening its lead, according to this story. Advertising on MSN’s 17 sites across these regions has grown by more than 30 percent in the past year…At the same time, MSN’s European group is moving aggressively to diversify its revenues. It has struck deals with dozens of cellular operators around the region to link Hotmail and Messenger with mobile text-messaging services. MSN Mobile manager Vassili le Moigne says each user generates $2 to $5 per month in revenues for growth-hungry carriers, which split the take with Microsoft.