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REPEAT/EARTHLINK CUTS UNIQUE DOMAIN WEB SITE HOSTING SET UP FEE BY MORE THAN $800; Increases megabytes available for unique domain Web sites.

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 27, 1996--National Internet access provider EarthLink Network, Inc. has cut its Web site hosting fees for businesses by 75 percent. Effective immediately, set up fees will decrease from $1,121 to $279. In addition, space available for unique domain Web sites will increase from 25MB to 30MB.

"As more and more companies get on the Internet, it's becoming essential to have a Web site for your business if you want to stay competitive," said Sky Dayton, chairman and founder of EarthLink. "EarthLink's new pricing makes it extremely affordable for businesses to have a real presence on the Internet."

EarthLink also announced a new monthly fee of $159, which still includes domain registration, 1.5GB of traffic (data transferred from the Web site), T3 lines, a fiber optic backbone and unlimited customer support. It would take more than 83,333 hits per month on a Web page to exceed the 1.5GB of monthly allowance. For users that exceed the 1.5GB monthly traffic allowance or 83,333 hits per month on a Web page, a charge of 10 cents per MB will be assessed. For example, if a site receives in excess of 138,888 hits per month, the extra charge is $100.

About EarthLink Network, Inc.

EarthLink Network provides reliable, easy-to-use Internet access services. EarthLink's TotalAccess software was recently rated "A" by Net Magazine. Headquartered in Pasadena, EarthLink provides access in 313 locations in the U.S. and Canada. Additional product and pricing information can be obtained by calling 800/395-8425 and through EarthLink's Web site at http://www.earthlink.net.

CONTACT: EarthLink Network, Inc.

Vikki Holmes, 818/296-2467

Fax: 818/296-4161

E-mail: vh@earthlink.net

or

Shafer

Sheryl Smith, 714/863-3238

Fax: 714/553-9446

E-mail: ss1@shafer.usa.com
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