Hamburg's online service is based on a new platform, both organisational and technological,
as from June 2001. The carrier of the new website www.hamburg.de is a public-private
partnership called 'Hamburg.de GmbH & Co KG' with the City of Hamburg and different regional
savings banks as shareholders. The portal offers public, private and commercial services and
has started a public campaign in offering
free e-mail addresses (webmail)
free homepages up to 10 MB for all citizens of Hamburg and for non-profit organisations.