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:RNET RNET Reserva Natural do Estuário do Tejo (Tagues Estuary Nature Reserve, Portugal) ) today announced that it has purchased a substantial portion of the short-form advertising inventory of Access Television Network for a period of eight weeks, commencing September 4, 2000 with a further option to extend the pact for an additional five weeks.

For the initial eight week term, will broadcast 4,032 minutes of commercials across Access TV's network supporting's web-site, branding initiatives, and e-commerce, as well as the introduction of new services including areas of health and wellness, smoking cessation smoking cessation Public health Temporary or permanent halting of habitual cigarette smoking; withdrawal therapies–eg, hypnosis, psychotherapy, group counseling, exposing smokers to Pts with terminal lung CA and nicotine chewing gum are often ineffective.  and pharmaceutical advertising. This unprecedented opportunity will allow to air daily 144 30-second television commercials reaching an audience of up to 32 million households.

Wendy Borow-Johnson, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of, stated, "The Access TV advertising inventory allows us to promote both's and the healthcare industry's products and services with the reach and, most important, frequency that we know is critical for direct response healthcare marketing. This will round out the cross-media platform opportunity that can offer sponsors."

"We are pleased to work with, Inc. on the launch of their direct response healthcare initiatives, and look forward to a successful roll-out of their planned programs," said Bill Bernard, President of Access Television Network, Inc.

About Access TV

Access Television Network, Inc., launched in 1993 and currently reaching a combined 32 million cable subscribers via two channels, is based in Irvine, California Irvine is an incorporated city in Orange County, California, United States. It is a planned city, mainly developed by the Irvine Company since the 1960s. Formally incorporated on December 28 1971, the 69.7 square mile (180.5 km²) city has a population of 202,079 (as of 2007). . Access Television's digital distribution platform is designed to provide local cable systems with an efficient means of generating incremental Additional or increased growth, bulk, quantity, number, or value; enlarged.

Incremental cost is additional or increased cost of an item or service apart from its actual cost.
 revenue from paid and promotional programming. Access delivers multiple programming feeds via PanAmSat's Galaxy XI Satellite and provides affiliates with fixed fees for time granted. Video switching gear is made available at no charge to the cable affiliate.

About, Inc. (symbol: RNET) (the "Company") is a digital media company leveraging the converging digital technologies of the Internet ( and television (Recovery Network) to deliver traditional and alternative behavioral health Behavioral health was first used in the 1980's to name the combination of the fields mental health and substance abuse. As an example, an organization serving both mental health and substance abuse clients might refer to its practice as behavioral health or  interactive intervention and self-help programs, community and e-care to consumers, businesses and their employees.

Recovery Network is a satellite delivered television network reaching approximately 6.8 million cable households.

The Internet component -- -- provides a branded, integrated, Web-based solution via a public platform for consumers, as well as a business to business platform for the behavioral healthcare needs of employees, employers, insurance companies, managed care organizations, health care systems, providers, universities and other organized communities. The Company is the behavioral health resource for America Online's Digital City, Inc., the No. 1 local online city guide network. receives branding on AOL/DCI and direct links from AOL-DCI to the web site.

The company's primary market is individuals whose lives are impacted by behavioral health issues (e.g., eating disorders eating disorders, in psychology, disorders in eating patterns that comprise four categories: anorexia nervosa, bulimia, rumination disorder, and pica. Anorexia nervosa is characterized by self-starvation to avoid obesity. , depression, substance abuse, stress, anxiety, etc.) as well as by the emotional and behavioral components of chronic diseases associated with behavioral health issues (including cancer, heart disease, hypertension, asthma, diabetes, hepatitis, and others). The company provides action plans for traditional forms of treatment, as well as clinically based alternative and complementary health solutions.'s efforts are uniquely integrated with leading nonprofit behavioral health care organizations. The Company's National Partnership for Recovery and Prevention (NPRP NPRP Navy Professional Reading Program
NPRP National Prion Research Program
NPRP National Potato Research Program (Nepal)
NPRP National Planning and Research Program
NPRP Number Portability Routing Protocol
) consists of over 50 prominent national health, support, recovery and prevention organizations that represent over 40 million people throughout the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. .

For more information on Access Television, please contact: Bill Bernard Access Television Network, Inc. 2600 Michelson Drive Suite 1650 Irvine, CA 92612 (949) 263-9900 Ext. 212

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