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TEAMS WITH HOUSE OF BLUES TO PRODUCE SUMO SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Globix to Provide Streaming Media Services for the Hottest Summer
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
feature film starring Paul Sorvino; the pre-race events from the Indianapolis
500 and many other streaming events. For the HOB events, Globix
will provide the on-site production and will encode the broadcasts
using a variety of streaming media formats, enabling users to view
the broadcasts with optimal clarity over the Internet.
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 www.hob.com.
Globix Corporation is a leading provider of Internet connectivity and sophisticated Internet-based solutions to
large and medium size businesses. Globix provides businesses with a comprehensive range of value-added products and
services designed to enable them to take advantage of their corporate networks and the Internet to effectively carry
out their business strategy.
This press release contains forward-looking
statements. Actual results could differ materially from those projected
in the forward-looking statements. Additional information concerning
factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those in the forward-looking statements is contained under the heading
of Risk Factors listed from time to time in the Company’s filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Charles Strauzer – Manager, Investor Relations
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