UNIVERSAL STUDIOS PAY-PER-VIEW ENTERS LONG-TERM VIDEO-ON-DEMAND AGREEMENT WITH INTERTAINER FOR NEW FILM RELEASES AND LIBRARY TITLES

Los Angeles, Calif., February 14, 2001 - Intertainer, the entertainment on demand broadband network, and Universal Studios Pay-Per-View have signed a long-term output agreement to deliver the studio's quality film content over Intertainer's digital cable platform. Universal movies will become available on the Intertainer service starting this month.

According to the multi-year agreement, Universal Studios Pay-Per-View will provide Intertainer with all new releases and library film titles for distribution over the company's digital cable VOD service. The deal also includes access to select library television product.

"We believe that video-on-demand is going to become a huge force in home entertainment over the next several years and we're continuing to move forward with a strategy that shows our commitment to that industry," said Holly Leff-Pressman, Senior Vice President Worldwide Pay-Per-View & Video-On-Demand, Universal Television & Networks Group. "Intertainer is a terrific partner for our ongoing VOD efforts because of their experience in the category."

"Universal has always been on the cutting edge of emerging digital technologies, making this deal yet another example of their forward-looking, pioneering spirit," said Jonathan Taplin, Intertainer President & CEO. "Giving our users access to the depth and breadth of the Universal library will further our goal of making Intertainer just as vast and vastly more convenient than a video store."

About Intertainer

Intertainer (www.intertainer.com) delivers the largest selection of movies, music videos, television and shopping on-demand to your PC or TV. The service features content from unprecedented partner relationships including Universal Pictures, Warner Bros., Disney, DreamWorks SKG, Twentieth Century Fox, Sony, Miramax, New Line Cinema, NBC, Discovery, HGTV, ESPN, Pearson Television, Warner Music, EMI Music, Sony Music and many others. Enhanced TV functionality, interactive advertising, e-commerce opportunities and personalization features round out the Intertainer experience. Strategic partners include Comcast, Intel, Microsoft, NBC, Sony and Qwest.

Universal Studios Pay-Per-View is a division of Universal Television & Networks Group (UT&NG). UT&NG is a unit of Universal Studios (www.universalstudios.com), a part of CANAL+, the TV and Film division of Vivendi Universal, a new global leader in media communications.