Type of portal
Associated with ISP
Horizontal or functional portal
Range of services: search engines, directories, news recruitment, personal information management, shopping, etc.
A vertical portal covers a particular market such as construction with news and other services
Chem Industry (www.chemindustry.com)
Main focus is on consumer or business news or entertainment
Geographical (region, country, local)
Yahoo! country and city versions Countyweb (www.countyweb.com)
Main focus is on search
Delivered by streaming media or downloads of files
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