From:"Delgrosso, Peter" <>
To:"Delgrosso, Peter" <>
Subject: United Online Launches Service for Linux-based LindowsOS Computer s Under its NetZero and Juno Brands
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 09:00:39 -0800

         United Online Launches Service for Linux-based LindowsOS
                Computers Under its NetZero and Juno Brands
          New Value-Priced LindowsOS Internet Services Available
    WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- United Online,
    Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), the nation's leading provider of value-priced
    Internet access services, today announced that the company now supports
    Linux-based LindowsOS for its NetZero and Juno brands of dial-up
    Internet service. The availability of a LindowsOS-compatible Internet
    access service marks United Online's entrance into the value-orientated
    consumer segment of the Linux-based OS market. The Lindows ISP software
    is pre-loaded on LindowsOS version 4.5, which is available at some of
    the nation's largest retailers, and is also downloadable at or
    "By offering LindowsOS-based dial-up Internet access, the NetZero and
    Juno brands now appeal to a new audience of computer users that are
    looking for a value-priced option to access the Internet," said Brian
    Woods, EVP and chief marketing officer of United Online, Inc.
    "LindowsOS users are a growing consumer segment of the Linux-based ISP
    market and we look forward to providing our high-quality, value-priced
    Platinum services to this group."
    NetZero Platinum and Juno Platinum, the company's $9.95 monthly dial-up
    services, are now available for PC, Mac and Linux-based LindowsOS
    operating systems. NetZero Platinum and Juno Platinum offer
    easy-to-use, reliable dial-up Internet service with thousands of access
    numbers nationwide, feature-rich E-mail on the Web, compatibility with
    all of the popular instant messaging products and serve no banner ads.
    For more information on either service, please refer to
    NetZero HiSpeed, Juno SpeedBand, BlueLight Internet and the NetZero and
    Juno Free service plans are not currently available for LindowsOS.
    About United Online
    United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), is the nation's leading provider of
    value-priced Internet access services through its NetZero, Juno and
    BlueLight Internet consumer brands. The company's high-quality services
    are offered at less than half the standard prices of its major
    competitors and are available in more than 6,500 cities across the
    United States and in Canada. United Online is headquartered in Westlake
    Village, Calif., with offices in New York City, San Francisco, Calif.
    and Hyderabad, India. For more information about United Online and its
    Internet access services, please visit
    About gives consumers the world's most affordable choice in
    software, focusing on complete ease-of-use and reliability. LindowsOS
    is an intuitive operating system that allows the installation of
    hundreds of applications with just one click. LindowsOS can be
    experienced on LindowsOS Certified Computers, or ordered directly from, or from resellers listed at LindowsOS is currently offered in English,
    Spanish and Japanese.
    CONTACT:  United Online, Inc.
              Press Contacts
              Liz Gengl
              (805) 418-2076
              Peter Delgrosso
              (805) 418-2388
              Investor Contact:
              Brent Zimmerman
              (805) 418-2350
    , Inc.
              Cheryl Schwarzman
              (858) 587-6700, ext. 241