Bob Shireman, Director of Marketing & Business Development
Becky Yeamans/Gary Baker, Juno Public Relations
Juno and iEntertainment to Launch Co-Branded Online Game Site
Alliance To Bring Variety of Games and Other Entertainment Content to Juno Subscribers
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC and NEW YORK, NY (September 19, 2000) — Juno Online Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: JWEB) and iEntertainment Network, Inc. (Nasdaq: IENT) announced today that they will launch a co-branded online game site. Juno is the nation’s third-largest provider of dial-up Internet services, after AOL and EarthLink, with more than 3.38 million active subscribers. iEntertainment Network is a leader in providing entertainment content across a wide network of Internet properties.
Under the terms of the agreement, iEntertainment Network (iEN) will be the exclusive provider of online games for Juno. iEN will create and host a co-branded site featuring a variety of games, ranging from traditional and parlor games to multiplayer simulation games and other entertainment content. Juno and iEN will share the revenue generated by these advertising-supported games. The co-branded site will be a featured element of the Web portal site at which Juno subscribers begin each Web session, www.juno.com.
“With the popularity of online games growing at such a rapid rate, we are delighted to have a partner that offers high-quality entertainment content designed for the Web,” said Leelila Strogov, Juno’s Senior Vice President for Business Development. “The new site will enhance the scope of the entertainment options available to our subscribers.”
“Partnering with Juno to provide exclusive online games for its subscribers is a tremendous coup for iEntertainment Network,” said Bob Shireman, Director of Marketing and Business Development at iEN. “This partnership creates compelling synergies between Juno and iEN that will result in a greater variety of entertaining and engaging content for Juno’s customer base and a new, unique audience for iEN’s award-winning games.”
About iEntertainment Network, Inc.
iEntertainment Network, Inc. (Nasdaq: IENT), founded in 1994 and located in Research Triangle Park, NC, is a leading provider of online entertainment media solutions, tools, and content for ISP portals, communities, and e-commerce sites. iEntertainment Network currently serves both English- and Spanish- language audiences. For more information, call (919) 461-0722 or visit iEntertainment Network’s Web site at www.ient.com.