ATLANTA — Netzee Inc., a provider of Internet banking and bill payment software, has agreed to buy John H. Harland Co.’s Internet banking and bill payment business for about $16.8 million of stock.

The deal, expected to close by the end of this month, would boost Netzee’s individual customer base above 700,000 and the number of financial institutions using its products to more than 700. At the end of the second quarter Netzee had about 185,000 individual users and about 540 financial-institution customers.

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