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CLEAR Net flat rate in 68 NEW areas nationwide

Media statement

Date: 17 October 2001

CLEAR Net flat rate charges now available for customers in 68 NEW areas nationwide

CLEAR Net has increased the availability of its $24.95 monthly flat rate pricing plan by establishing 68 new local calling numbers across New Zealand. This takes the number of regions with local phone number access to CLEAR Net to 88, up from the 20 regions with access prior to the network expansion.

This move will enable both residential and business customers in most regional centres to benefit from CLEAR Net's unlimited usage $24.95 dial up access previously only available to major metropolitan customers.

"CLEAR Net customers from as far north as Kaitaia to Winton in the south will now be able to take up our competitive flat rate pricing plan of $24.95 per month and enjoy special added-value extras," says CLEAR's Manager of Internet Access, Lindsay Cowley.

"And to celebrate the improved coverage of CLEAR Net's flat rate we'll be giving the first month free for new customers joining our flat rate plan before 31 December 2001."

In addition to a competitive flat rate price for Internet access, CLEAR Net also offers customers 5MB of personal web hosting, 5 free email addresses per account and a free 24 hour 7 day per week technical helpdesk.

More information about CLEAR Net can be found by visiting or by calling customer services on 0508 888 800 for residential enquiries or 0508 555 500 for business accounts.

About CLEAR Net flat rate Internet Access Plan: Includes: * No joining fee for new customers * $24.95 per month flat fee * Free 5MB personal web hosting * Ability to receive email on GSM mobile (subject to extra charges) * Ability to forward bulk email - up to 5 email addresses at once * Ability to activate vacation messaging * Ability to block junk mail * Remote access to collect email when traveling nationally or internationally * 10 free email user ID addresses per account for Business customers * Free expert help desk

New local calling areas where CLEAR Net flat rate Internet access will be offered:

Kaitaia Taihape Darfield Kawakawa Waiouru Akaroa Dargaville Dannevirke Kaikoura Kaikohe Ohakune Geraldine Maungaturoto Marton Mount Cook Warkworth Pahiatua Fairlie Helensville Stratford Waimate Hibiscus Coast Hawera Balclutha Pukekohe Mokau Oamaru Great Barrier Opunake Milton Thames Twizel Matamata Waipukurau Kurow Putaruru/Tokoroa Featherston Lawrence Whangamata Paraparaumu/Kapiti Coast Palmerston North Te Awamutu Takaka Te Anau Huntly Murchison Lumsden Paeroa Ashburton Otautau Waihi Culverden

Riverton Otorohanga Cheviot Winton Taumaranui Amberley Edendale Te Kuiti Waitangi Tokanui Opotiki Rangiora

ENDS

For further information contact Drew Gilpin General Manager - eBusiness Solutions CLEAR Communications Ph: 09 912 4616 Mob: 021 758 622 Office

About CLEAR

CLEAR is the leading alternative information communications supplier in New Zealand and the country's second-largest Internet Service Provider. The rollout of broadband, e-business, wireless access, mobile services, convergent solutions and Internet solutions is CLEAR's focus. CLEAR provides competitive services to nearly half a million New Zealand customers, and has invested over three quarters of a billion dollars in rolling out advanced networks, including broadband and business access for small and medium businesses in over 30 New Zealand CBD and provincial areas.

For more information, please visit our website at http://www.clear.co.nz/

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