NNN and Global Network Inc. to Deliver Online/Print Newspaper Advertising Network

Partnership Combines Global Network's Online Technology with NNN's Client Base



Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Global Network Inc.

    NEW YORK, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that will create one of the
 world's first geo-targeted, unified online and offline newspaper-advertising
 networks servicing national advertisers and ad agencies, Global Network Inc.
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   GNNU.OB) and the Newspaper National Network (NNN) today
 announced their partnership agreement.
     NNN, a sales and marketing subsidiary of the Newspaper Association of
 America (NAA) and 24 of the largest newspaper companies in the U.S., sells
 national advertising into the nations' 1,500 daily newspapers in several
 categories, including automotive, packaged goods, drugs and remedies, and
 computers and software.  Global Network is an ASP whose proprietary technology
 is a media-buying application for a network of over 300 newspapers.
     Under the agreement, NNN will sell online newspaper advertising through
 the GNI System.  Global Network will place the online media buy, track
 real-time results for the campaigns and present reports to the clients.
     "We've been looking to work with an online counterpart to deliver a
 one-stop-shop for an integrated advertising network that creates one blended
 CPM, one order and invoice.  This new service directly addresses a market
 demand from our clients, including ad agencies and national advertisers, who
 have expressed strong interest in extending their current print advertising
 into Internet publishing properties," stated Nicholas Cannistraro Jr., NNN
 President and General Manager.
     Global Network's CEO, Jim Mason added, "This is a perfect partnership.  We
 provide the technology and online infrastructure that NNN can effectively
 leverage through its sales force to its marquis client base.  We look forward
 to working closely with NNN's sales force to provide its clients our
 sophisticated media placement and tracking software available for online
 newspaper properties."
     "We strongly feel that newspaper publishers and their online properties
 will be a great beneficiary of our partnership with NNN.  Leading advertisers,
 from Kraft Foods to Microsoft, that have used NNN's service to place print
 media buys will now be able to add online advertising to the same purchase
 order."
 
     About the National Newspaper Network
     The Newspaper National Network (NNN) is a sales-and-marketing organization
 headquartered in New York City.  It is funded by the 47 largest-circulation
 newspapers in the U.S. and operates under the auspices of the Newspaper
 Association of America (NAA).  The NNN develops customized marketing packages
 and provides one-order/one bill services for its clients.  It can place
 advertising in any newspaper in the United States, regardless of circulation
 or affiliation.  More information on the NNN may be found at its Web site at
 http://www.nnn-naa.com.
 
     About the Newspaper Association of America
     NAA is a nonprofit organization representing the $57-billion newspaper
 industry and more than 2,000 newspapers in the U.S. and Canada.  Most NAA
 members are daily newspapers, accounting for 87 percent of the U.S. daily
 circulation.  Headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, the Association focuses on
 six key strategic priorities that affect the newspaper industry collectively:
 marketing, public policy, diversity, industry development, newspaper
 operations and readership. Information about NAA and the industry may also be
 found at the Association's World Wide Web site (http://www.naa.org).
 
     About Global Network Inc.
     Global Network is an application service provider for national online
 advertisers and agencies.  The company has a proprietary technology that
 implements complex online advertising campaigns and generates real-time
 verification of customer results.  Global Network's first application market
 is a network of over 300 online newspaper sites.  For more information, please
 refer to the Company's 's Web site at http://www.dgonn.com or
 http://www.globalnetworksonline.com, or contact Dilek Mir, Vision Corp.
 Consulting, at 310-395-4800 or gnnu@visioncc.net.
 
     Statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact,
 including statements regarding the company's plans, beliefs, and estimates as
 to projected market size are "forward-looking statements." Such statements are
 subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including factors listed from time
 to time in the company's SEC filings, and actual results could differ
 materially from expected results. These forward-looking statements represent
 the company's judgment as of the date of this release. The company disclaims,
 however, any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
 
 

SOURCE Global Network Inc.
    NEW YORK, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that will create one of the
 world's first geo-targeted, unified online and offline newspaper-advertising
 networks servicing national advertisers and ad agencies, Global Network Inc.
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   GNNU.OB) and the Newspaper National Network (NNN) today
 announced their partnership agreement.
     NNN, a sales and marketing subsidiary of the Newspaper Association of
 America (NAA) and 24 of the largest newspaper companies in the U.S., sells
 national advertising into the nations' 1,500 daily newspapers in several
 categories, including automotive, packaged goods, drugs and remedies, and
 computers and software.  Global Network is an ASP whose proprietary technology
 is a media-buying application for a network of over 300 newspapers.
     Under the agreement, NNN will sell online newspaper advertising through
 the GNI System.  Global Network will place the online media buy, track
 real-time results for the campaigns and present reports to the clients.
     "We've been looking to work with an online counterpart to deliver a
 one-stop-shop for an integrated advertising network that creates one blended
 CPM, one order and invoice.  This new service directly addresses a market
 demand from our clients, including ad agencies and national advertisers, who
 have expressed strong interest in extending their current print advertising
 into Internet publishing properties," stated Nicholas Cannistraro Jr., NNN
 President and General Manager.
     Global Network's CEO, Jim Mason added, "This is a perfect partnership.  We
 provide the technology and online infrastructure that NNN can effectively
 leverage through its sales force to its marquis client base.  We look forward
 to working closely with NNN's sales force to provide its clients our
 sophisticated media placement and tracking software available for online
 newspaper properties."
     "We strongly feel that newspaper publishers and their online properties
 will be a great beneficiary of our partnership with NNN.  Leading advertisers,
 from Kraft Foods to Microsoft, that have used NNN's service to place print
 media buys will now be able to add online advertising to the same purchase
 order."
 
     About the National Newspaper Network
     The Newspaper National Network (NNN) is a sales-and-marketing organization
 headquartered in New York City.  It is funded by the 47 largest-circulation
 newspapers in the U.S. and operates under the auspices of the Newspaper
 Association of America (NAA).  The NNN develops customized marketing packages
 and provides one-order/one bill services for its clients.  It can place
 advertising in any newspaper in the United States, regardless of circulation
 or affiliation.  More information on the NNN may be found at its Web site at
 http://www.nnn-naa.com.
 
     About the Newspaper Association of America
     NAA is a nonprofit organization representing the $57-billion newspaper
 industry and more than 2,000 newspapers in the U.S. and Canada.  Most NAA
 members are daily newspapers, accounting for 87 percent of the U.S. daily
 circulation.  Headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, the Association focuses on
 six key strategic priorities that affect the newspaper industry collectively:
 marketing, public policy, diversity, industry development, newspaper
 operations and readership. Information about NAA and the industry may also be
 found at the Association's World Wide Web site (http://www.naa.org).
 
     About Global Network Inc.
     Global Network is an application service provider for national online
 advertisers and agencies.  The company has a proprietary technology that
 implements complex online advertising campaigns and generates real-time
 verification of customer results.  Global Network's first application market
 is a network of over 300 online newspaper sites.  For more information, please
 refer to the Company's 's Web site at http://www.dgonn.com or
 http://www.globalnetworksonline.com, or contact Dilek Mir, Vision Corp.
 Consulting, at 310-395-4800 or gnnu@visioncc.net.
 
     Statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact,
 including statements regarding the company's plans, beliefs, and estimates as
 to projected market size are "forward-looking statements." Such statements are
 subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including factors listed from time
 to time in the company's SEC filings, and actual results could differ
 materially from expected results. These forward-looking statements represent
 the company's judgment as of the date of this release. The company disclaims,
 however, any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
 
 SOURCE  Global Network Inc.