News Burst: Excite@Home, Cox spend $85m on tickets

Excite@Home and Cox Interactive Media plan to invest a total of $85m (£53m) in Tickets.com, an online ticketing company, over the next 30 days, the companies said today.

Excite@Home and Cox Interactive Media plan to invest a total of $85m (£53m) in Tickets.com, an online ticketing company, over the next 30 days, the companies said today. Tickets.com's content and tickets sales will be integrated throughout Excite@Home services and CIMedia's city site network, the companies said. Tickets.com has also signed a three-year, $13.5m marketing deal with Cox for advertising on Cox's Web sites, newspapers, and cable and broadcast channels.