March 02, 2000 05:55am
LMKI Inc. to Provide High-Speed Connectivity For Playboy Mardi Gras Web Cast
by: Company Press Release
(IRVINE, CA) -- LMKI Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LMKI - news), a leading broadband communications solutions provider, announced today that it will provide high-speed connectivity for Playboy.com's second annual Mardi Gras Web cast. The connection will be delivered to the Internet through LMKI's Los Angeles network Point of Presence (POP) co-located within the Level 3 Communications Los Angeles gateway.
From March 4 through midnight on Fat Tuesday (March 7), Playboy.com will cover all facets of Mardi Gras from its Carnival headquarters at Temptations gentlemen's club, 327 Bourbon St. Six Playboy models will join Playboy.com's team of reporters, photographers and videographers, who will offer live coverage from the heart of New Orleans' historic French Quarter.
``Playboy.com is thrilled to be returning to New Orleans for a second, successful live Web event, and pleased that LMKI will again provide superior connectivity to another Playboy.com event,'' said Craig Hutler, technical producer of online events for Playboy.com.
``Mardi Gras marks a continuing business relationship with Playboy.com, and provides further evidence that our solutions and service are helping make our customers successful,'' said Bryan L. Turbow, president and chief technical officer of LMKI. ``We expect to help Playboy.com continue its success as it grows its on-line presence, and look forward to working on future events with the business.''
The Web cast will feature high quality streaming audio and video clips, as well as live, interactive chat. Visitors from around the world can catch all of the Mardi Gras excitement on Playboy.com (http://www playboy com). LMKI's Zip DSL technology is delivered through Covad Communications, with the wide geographical coverage provided by the national networks of Qwest Communications Inc. and Level 3 Communications.
About LMKI Inc.
LMKI Inc. delivers broadband communications solutions including high-speed Internet access, data, voice and video services over a revolutionary national Internet Protocol network to a wide spectrum of business customers. Additionally, LMKI Inc. offers Application Development, Network Integration, Application Service Providing, and Systems Management Services to businesses worldwide. Through strategic alliances and cost-effective network planning, LMKI provides unparalleled performance and service.
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Playboy.com is the Internet operating group of Playboy Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: PLA - news), an international multimedia entertainment company. Playboy.com operates Playboy-branded Web sites targeting the entertainment and lifestyle interests of young men, including: Playboy.com (http://www. playboy.com), an advertising and e-commerce-supported Web site that offers a range of entertainment, information and e-commerce; Playboy Cyber Club (http://cyber. playboy.com), a subscription site featuring premium Playboy content and exclusive online events; the Playboy Store (http://www. playboystore.com), which sells Playboy-branded products; and Playboy Auctions (http://auctions. playboy.com), which auctions Playboy- branded merchandise and admission to Playboy events, and allows fans to auction their own Playboy memorabilia and collectibles. Playboy.com also operates Cyberspice.com (http://www. cyberspice.com), a site featuring premium adult entertainment under the Spice brand.
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