United Online and Synacor Offer Family Pack of Content

Jan 07, 2005


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United Online, Inc., a provider of consumer Internet subscription services, and Synacor, a provider of technology supporting the delivery of bundled online services, have announced the launch of its Family Pack of premium content for its NetZero and Juno brands of Internet service. For $4.95 a month, the NetZero and Juno Family Pack of premium content bundles together family-orientated subscription services including AmericanGreetings.com, Clever Island, and Shockwave.com GameBlast.

Synacor's Portelus platform enables all the content on the NetZero and Juno customer home pages to be fully integrated and available through a single user ID, password, and interface. As part of the agreement, Synacor will provision new subscribers and create a NetZero and Juno-branded "Family Pack" providing access to the premium package through both of United Online's brands of Internet access.

The NetZero and Juno Family Packs of premium content contain all the following products: AmericanGreetings.com is a provider of online social expression products. Users can chose from thousands of eCards, printable greetings and projects, online invitations, and more. AmericanGreetings.com also offers a reminder service to alert users of birthdays, holidays, and other important dates as well as an address book to store the email addresses of family and friends. Clever Island teaches children fundamental skills through over 90 unique games and activities that are designed to allow children to explore, interact, and learn reading, math, science, and more. Shockwave.com GameBlast delivers access to a collection of more than 100 games, including Collapse, Wild Card Football, and Nothin' But Net 3D Basketball. Each game offers premium features, such as unlimited, uninterrupted play, extra levels, full-screen play, and more. Also included in the Family Pack of content is an encyclopedia and research tool with homework assistance for students plus access to thousands of images, videos, magazines, and more.
(www.juno.com/family; www.netzero.com/family; www.synacor.com; www.untd.com)