ManyOne Launches Socially Responsible Network Partner Program

NanoComputer Dream Team, Open World Learning Institute, Technology Research

News and Village Energy Sign-on With ManyOne

Mar 28, 2006, 00:00 ET from ManyOne Networks

    SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ManyOne Networks, a
 virtual ISP for socially responsible organizations, announced today that
 NanoComputer Dream Team, Open World Learning Institute, Technology Research
 News and Village Energy have joined the ManyOne Network Partner Program. By
 partnering with ManyOne, these organizations can now offer their loyal
 constituents Internet access and world-class e-mail combined with customer and
 technical support.
     Network partners receive 25 percent of the net revenue from subscribers
 they bring into the network utilizing a breakthrough collaborative business
 model that offers a new source of revenue to cash-starved non-profits and
 other organizations. Consumers benefit by knowing their Internet service fees
 are going to an organization they support. Analysts estimate that over 65
 percent of the 109 million U.S. households are connected to the Internet and
 well over half have broadband.
     "We created this partner program to give non-profits and socially
 responsible organizations a source of substantial recurring income," said
 Joseph P. Firmage, CEO of ManyOne Networks. "We pioneered this altruistic
 business model to allow organizations serving the public to establish world-
 class Internet portals for their constituents, while generating revenue with
 very few subscribers."
     Those interested in becoming a ManyOne network partner, please visit or email
     Customers of ManyOne network partners will also have free access to
 upcoming premium services available at the Digital Universe, an Internet
 destination that offers a wealth of information from researchers, scholars,
 educators and the public.
     Network Partners
     NanoComputer Dream Team ( is a non-profit
 international educational organization utilizing the Internet with the
 objective of fostering a collaborative environment for the creative
 development of Nanotechnology. "ManyOne is breaking new barriers in
 utilization of the Internet," said Michael McDonald, vice president and
 executive director of NanoComputer Dream Team. "Our members will benefit
 greatly from the wealth of information and rich multimedia learning tools
 available at the Nanotechnology portal and Digital Universe."
     Open World Learning Institute ( is a non-profit
 organization dedicated to the use of information and communication technology
 for building stronger communities, families and organizations. "Helping
 everyone gain access to high-quality education has been the driving force
 behind the OWL Institute," said Tim Torgerson, president and founder of Open
 World Learning Institute. "Our partnership with ManyOne gives our members a
 chance to expand educational opportunity while getting a premium suite of ISP
 services in return."
     Technology Research News ( is an independent publisher and
 news service dedicated to covering technology research developments in
 university, corporate and government labs. "The virtual ISP service via
 ManyOne allows us to provide our readers with a range of Internet services,
 including direct access to the science- and technology-focused content and
 community of the Digital Universe," said Eric Smalley, founding editor of
 Technology Research News. "And it provides Technology Research News an
 additional revenue stream that allows us to keep our news content freely
     Village Energy ( proactively promotes and
 advocates clean energy for electric-powered vehicles. "By offering the ManyOne
 virtual ISP to our customers, we hope to provide them with stellar Internet
 service and a memorable email address ( that cleverly
 promotes the 'drive-electric' philosophy," said David L. Cutter, founder of
 Village Energy. "The ManyOne Network Partner Program will enable our
 organization's members to pull together to learn about and propagate
 information on clean energy."
     About ManyOne Networks
     ManyOne is a technology vehicle for people and organizations to
 collaborate in creating a new standard of social responsibility in governance,
 objectives and conduct. ManyOne is working with a growing alliance of global
 partners to pioneer new ways for people to learn about our world and universe,
 communicate, work and trade with each other and experience each others'
 talents. ManyOne's vision is to fulfill the original potential of the Internet
 as an open, democratic medium that inspires creativity, communication,
 collaboration and education. For more information about ManyOne Networks,
     NOTE:  ManyOne, Digital Universe and Digital Universe Foundation are
 trademarks of ManyOne. All other registered or unregistered trademarks are the
 sole property of their respective owners.
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     Gary Byrd
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