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Globix Teams with House Of Blues to Produce Sumo Summer Concert Series

NEW YORK – June 10, 1999

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, June 10, 1999 – Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX), a leading provider of Internet connectivity and sophisticated Internet-based solutions, announced today that House of Blues has contracted Globix to provide an integrated streaming media solution for its 1999 Sumo Summer Concert Series. Globix will provide all production streaming media services needed for House of Blues to deliver the online broadcasts for a series of events over 16 days to music fans around the world.

House of Blues chose Globix to produce these events because of the Company’s strong record in delivering high-quality streaming media services. Since 1998, Globix has been chosen to provide streaming media services for a recent David Bowie concert from Irving Plaza; the online broadcast of ‘Dead Broke,’ a new-release

Ross McFarlane, Studio Director for House of Blues Digital said, ‘House of Blues goal is to include as many people as possible in the presentation of our music events. Since the Internet has become a fantastic tool for reaching viewers all over the world, we chose Globix. Their streaming media production expertise has made them the industry leader in this new and exciting field.’

Dan Rayburn, Worldwide Manager of Streaming Media for Globix, said, ‘As one of the premiere destination sites, House of Blues has some of the best music content on the Web today. Globix has the know-how and experience to provide these Internet pioneers with the resources they need to reach millions of music lovers across America. We look forward to going on tour with House of Blues for their Sumo Summer Concert Series.’

Events scheduled for the ‘House of Blues’ Sumo Summer Concert Series include: three exclusive dates of OzzFest 99, featuring Black Sabbath, the first being live from the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ (June 10); Cher/Cyndi Lauper live from Holmdel, NJ (July 6); Berlin with The Go-Go’s (July 10); Ziggy Marley (July 12), among others. One of the marquis events is Summerfest 99 live from Milwaukee, WI, June 24 through July 4, featuring: The B-52’s, Jimmie Vaughan, and Big Head Todd and the Monsters. All of these events can be viewed on the Internet exclusively at

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Globix is a leading provider of advanced Internet hosting, network and applications solutions for business. Globix delivers services via its secure state-of-the-art Internet DATA Centers, its high-performance global backbone and content delivery network, and its world-class technical professionals. Globix provides businesses with cutting-edge Internet resources and the ability to deploy, manage and scale mission-critical Internet operations for optimum performance and cost efficiency.


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