PGATOUR.COM Joins Forces With iBEAM and F2 Broadcast To Give Fans Their Say Through New Interactive Show

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from F2 Broadcast Network Inc.

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PGATOUR.COM has
 partnered with iBEAM Broadcasting(R) Corporation (Nasdaq:   IBEM) and
 F2 Broadcast Network Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   FBNI) for the production and
 streaming of TOUR Monday Online.  This innovative weekly online show gives
 golf fans the opportunity to become interactive.  iBEAM facilitates
 production, streaming and design through its Activecast(TM) technology,
 enabling fans to get integrated in to this interactive show.  F2 Broadcast
 provides capture, editing and digitization of content elements including
 Champion's Conversation and Champion Highlights Reel, bringing the previous
 week's tournaments into play on the show.  Tournament Radio Broadcasting host
 Bob Bubka hosts the Championship's Conversation and Champion Highlights Reel.
 PGATOUR.COM is co-produced by the PGA TOUR and SportsLine.com, Inc.
 (Nasdaq:   SPLN), the leading global sports media company and publisher of
 CBS SportsLine.com (cbs.sportsline.com).
     Airing each Monday at 11:30 a.m. ET, the show invites viewers to take an
 active part in shaping its content through instant message and e-mail.
 Real-time questions and viewer opinions will be received and responded to by
 PGA TOUR Radio co-hosts Greg Powers and Brian Katrek.
     Viewers also will have the opportunity to vote in polls and see the
 results, as well as access content that feature the previous week's champion
 and set the stage for the upcoming tournament.
     F2 Broadcast also produces the "Inside The Press Room" feature for the PGA
 TOUR, streaming pre- and postround interviews with PGA TOUR players on
 www.pgatour.com in both a "live" and "on demand" format.  The "Inside The
 Press Room" feature permits viewers from around the world to have a front row
 seat each week in the PGA TOUR Media Center as TOUR players meet with the
 journalists.
     "We are pleased with the ongoing relationship with PGATOUR.com," said
 Howard Stern, CEO of F2 Broadcast Network.  "We look forward to this new and
 exciting venture."
     "We are very proud to provide unprecedented coverage for the PGA TOUR with
 the new MONDAY ONLINE SHOW," said Peter Desnoes, president, chairman and CEO
 of iBEAM Broadcasting.  "This is a new way for fans of the PGATOUR.com to
 access highlights, pose questions, take part in on-line polls and hear the
 weekend's previous champion discuss the victory run for each TOUR event."
     "iBEAM and F2 Broadcast bring the digitizing, streaming and distribution
 capabilities PGATOUR.COM needs to give the fans a complete interactive
 experience," said Donna Orender, PGA TOUR Senior Vice President of Television,
 Productions and New Media.
 
     About the PGA TOUR
     The PGA TOUR is a tax-exempt membership organization of professional
 golfers.  Its primary purpose is to provide significant competitive and
 earnings opportunities for past, current and future members of the PGA TOUR,
 SENIOR PGA TOUR and BUY.COM TOUR; to protect the integrity of the game; and to
 help grow the reach of the game in the U.S. and around the world.
     More than 125 events are being contested on the three tours in 2001, for
 more than $250 million in prize money.  In addition to providing competitive
 opportunities for its membership, TOUR events also generate significant sums
 of money for charity.  TOUR events have raised approximately $575 million for
 charity since 1938, the first year such records were kept.  The PGA TOUR's web
 site address is www.pgatour.com.
 
     About iBEAM Broadcasting(R) Corp.
     iBEAM Broadcasting(R) Corp. (Nasdaq:   IBEM) offers streaming media
 distribution, revenue-producing applications, and interactive Webcasting
 services to major entertainment and enterprise customers.  iBEAM is leading
 the future of streaming media through its focus on customer care and improving
 its customers' businesses.  iBEAM's On-Target(TM) ad insertion technology and
 Activecast(TM) interactive Webcasting capabilities create value for companies
 who use streaming media.  iBEAM currently delivers more than 80 million
 streams per month across its network of high-performance servers located in
 more than 190 networks around the world, connected by satellite, and augmented
 with fiber optic cable.  More than 425 innovative companies use iBEAM,
 including enterprise and financial leaders IBM/Lotus, Bristol-Myers Squibb and
 Merrill Lynch.  iBEAM was founded in 1998.  For more information about iBEAM's
 services, visit www.ibeam.com, or contact the company at 645 Almanor, Suite
 100, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, telephone 408-523-1600.
 
     IBEAM's Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation
 Reform Act of 1995
     The statements contained in this release relating to the business
 relationship between iBEAM and Live@17 and its affiliates and the
 effectiveness of iBEAM's products and services to be provided by iBEAM
 regarding the 2001 Players Championship, and any oral statements of iBEAM's
 management regarding the matters presented in this press release, are forward-
 looking statements.  Actual results may differ materially from those
 anticipated in any forward-looking statement as a result of certain risks and
 uncertainties, including, without limitation, the early stage of iBEAM's
 operating history and the industry for Internet broadcast services, iBEAM's
 ability to build its network to the edge of the Internet, iBEAM's ability to
 manage its expansion and raise additional capital and the complexity of
 iBEAM's broadcast network, and the desirability of iBEAM's new and existing
 products and services in the market.  For other risks and uncertainties
 applicable to iBEAM's business, investors are encouraged to refer to iBEAM's
 most recent Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
     About F2 Broadcast
     F2 Broadcast Network is a provider of Internet video production services
 specializing in the creation of turnkey solutions for live, on demand, and
 archived convergent media.  F2 Broadcast delivers content via both high-speed
 Internet access and satellite uplink.  With satellite downlink facilities at
 both its Palm Beach, and Broward County locations F2 Broadcast is uniquely
 positioned to successfully produce and stream content from any location and
 deliver it to the World Wide Web.
 
      Note: Certain statements herein that are not historical are forward-
 looking statements, which involve risks and uncertainties.  Although the
 Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking
 statements and the assumptions upon which the forward-looking statements are
 based are reasonable, it can give no assurances that such expectations and
 assumptions will prove to have been correct.  See the Company's Quarterly
 Report on Form 10-QSB/A1 for the period ended September 30, 1999 and its Forms
 8-K reporting events occurring on December 20, 2000 and January 5, 2001, for
 additional statements concerning important factors that could cause actual
 results to differ materially from the Company's expectations, including
 factors related to the Company's financial condition and the uncertainty of
 its ability to satisfy its operating expenses until revenues from the sale of
 certain assets, or from any other source or sources, become available.
 
     For Information, or a complete F2 Broadcast Media Kit please contact:
 Robert Fuchs or Howard Stern at F2 Broadcast, 1-866-F2 Video.
 
 

SOURCE F2 Broadcast Network Inc.
    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PGATOUR.COM has
 partnered with iBEAM Broadcasting(R) Corporation (Nasdaq:   IBEM) and
 F2 Broadcast Network Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   FBNI) for the production and
 streaming of TOUR Monday Online.  This innovative weekly online show gives
 golf fans the opportunity to become interactive.  iBEAM facilitates
 production, streaming and design through its Activecast(TM) technology,
 enabling fans to get integrated in to this interactive show.  F2 Broadcast
 provides capture, editing and digitization of content elements including
 Champion's Conversation and Champion Highlights Reel, bringing the previous
 week's tournaments into play on the show.  Tournament Radio Broadcasting host
 Bob Bubka hosts the Championship's Conversation and Champion Highlights Reel.
 PGATOUR.COM is co-produced by the PGA TOUR and SportsLine.com, Inc.
 (Nasdaq:   SPLN), the leading global sports media company and publisher of
 CBS SportsLine.com (cbs.sportsline.com).
     Airing each Monday at 11:30 a.m. ET, the show invites viewers to take an
 active part in shaping its content through instant message and e-mail.
 Real-time questions and viewer opinions will be received and responded to by
 PGA TOUR Radio co-hosts Greg Powers and Brian Katrek.
     Viewers also will have the opportunity to vote in polls and see the
 results, as well as access content that feature the previous week's champion
 and set the stage for the upcoming tournament.
     F2 Broadcast also produces the "Inside The Press Room" feature for the PGA
 TOUR, streaming pre- and postround interviews with PGA TOUR players on
 www.pgatour.com in both a "live" and "on demand" format.  The "Inside The
 Press Room" feature permits viewers from around the world to have a front row
 seat each week in the PGA TOUR Media Center as TOUR players meet with the
 journalists.
     "We are pleased with the ongoing relationship with PGATOUR.com," said
 Howard Stern, CEO of F2 Broadcast Network.  "We look forward to this new and
 exciting venture."
     "We are very proud to provide unprecedented coverage for the PGA TOUR with
 the new MONDAY ONLINE SHOW," said Peter Desnoes, president, chairman and CEO
 of iBEAM Broadcasting.  "This is a new way for fans of the PGATOUR.com to
 access highlights, pose questions, take part in on-line polls and hear the
 weekend's previous champion discuss the victory run for each TOUR event."
     "iBEAM and F2 Broadcast bring the digitizing, streaming and distribution
 capabilities PGATOUR.COM needs to give the fans a complete interactive
 experience," said Donna Orender, PGA TOUR Senior Vice President of Television,
 Productions and New Media.
 
     About the PGA TOUR
     The PGA TOUR is a tax-exempt membership organization of professional
 golfers.  Its primary purpose is to provide significant competitive and
 earnings opportunities for past, current and future members of the PGA TOUR,
 SENIOR PGA TOUR and BUY.COM TOUR; to protect the integrity of the game; and to
 help grow the reach of the game in the U.S. and around the world.
     More than 125 events are being contested on the three tours in 2001, for
 more than $250 million in prize money.  In addition to providing competitive
 opportunities for its membership, TOUR events also generate significant sums
 of money for charity.  TOUR events have raised approximately $575 million for
 charity since 1938, the first year such records were kept.  The PGA TOUR's web
 site address is www.pgatour.com.
 
     About iBEAM Broadcasting(R) Corp.
     iBEAM Broadcasting(R) Corp. (Nasdaq:   IBEM) offers streaming media
 distribution, revenue-producing applications, and interactive Webcasting
 services to major entertainment and enterprise customers.  iBEAM is leading
 the future of streaming media through its focus on customer care and improving
 its customers' businesses.  iBEAM's On-Target(TM) ad insertion technology and
 Activecast(TM) interactive Webcasting capabilities create value for companies
 who use streaming media.  iBEAM currently delivers more than 80 million
 streams per month across its network of high-performance servers located in
 more than 190 networks around the world, connected by satellite, and augmented
 with fiber optic cable.  More than 425 innovative companies use iBEAM,
 including enterprise and financial leaders IBM/Lotus, Bristol-Myers Squibb and
 Merrill Lynch.  iBEAM was founded in 1998.  For more information about iBEAM's
 services, visit www.ibeam.com, or contact the company at 645 Almanor, Suite
 100, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, telephone 408-523-1600.
 
     IBEAM's Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation
 Reform Act of 1995
     The statements contained in this release relating to the business
 relationship between iBEAM and Live@17 and its affiliates and the
 effectiveness of iBEAM's products and services to be provided by iBEAM
 regarding the 2001 Players Championship, and any oral statements of iBEAM's
 management regarding the matters presented in this press release, are forward-
 looking statements.  Actual results may differ materially from those
 anticipated in any forward-looking statement as a result of certain risks and
 uncertainties, including, without limitation, the early stage of iBEAM's
 operating history and the industry for Internet broadcast services, iBEAM's
 ability to build its network to the edge of the Internet, iBEAM's ability to
 manage its expansion and raise additional capital and the complexity of
 iBEAM's broadcast network, and the desirability of iBEAM's new and existing
 products and services in the market.  For other risks and uncertainties
 applicable to iBEAM's business, investors are encouraged to refer to iBEAM's
 most recent Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
     About F2 Broadcast
     F2 Broadcast Network is a provider of Internet video production services
 specializing in the creation of turnkey solutions for live, on demand, and
 archived convergent media.  F2 Broadcast delivers content via both high-speed
 Internet access and satellite uplink.  With satellite downlink facilities at
 both its Palm Beach, and Broward County locations F2 Broadcast is uniquely
 positioned to successfully produce and stream content from any location and
 deliver it to the World Wide Web.
 
      Note: Certain statements herein that are not historical are forward-
 looking statements, which involve risks and uncertainties.  Although the
 Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking
 statements and the assumptions upon which the forward-looking statements are
 based are reasonable, it can give no assurances that such expectations and
 assumptions will prove to have been correct.  See the Company's Quarterly
 Report on Form 10-QSB/A1 for the period ended September 30, 1999 and its Forms
 8-K reporting events occurring on December 20, 2000 and January 5, 2001, for
 additional statements concerning important factors that could cause actual
 results to differ materially from the Company's expectations, including
 factors related to the Company's financial condition and the uncertainty of
 its ability to satisfy its operating expenses until revenues from the sale of
 certain assets, or from any other source or sources, become available.
 
     For Information, or a complete F2 Broadcast Media Kit please contact:
 Robert Fuchs or Howard Stern at F2 Broadcast, 1-866-F2 Video.
 
 SOURCE  F2 Broadcast Network Inc.