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A&E Television Networks Chooses NeuStar's UltraDNS Services to Support its Growing Media Portfolio

Leading Managed Services Provider to Deliver DNS Infrastructure to A&E Network®, The History Channel®, and The Biography Channel®

NeuStar, Inc. today announced that Arts & Entertainment Television Networks (AETN), an award-winning international media company, has chosen NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed DNS Service to bolster the scalability and reliability of AETN's DNS infrastructure.

AETN is a joint venture of The Hearst Corporation, ABC Inc., and NBC Universal, and offers consumers a diverse communications environment ranging from television programming to home videos/DVDs and music CDs to websites; the company also supports nationwide educational initiatives. AETN is comprised of some of the media market's strongest brands, including A&E Network®, The History Channel®, and The Biography Channel®.

"As the Web becomes an increasingly important component of our media services, we need to ensure that the consumer's experience is of the same quality as our other media channels," said John Cool, Vice President, Interactive Technology at AETN. "NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed Services provides AETN's growing portfolio of Web properties with the superior reliability and performance our tech-savvy customers demand."

NeuStar's UltraDNS suite of managed services is built on a fault-tolerant global directory infrastructure that provides critical layers of network security and reliability. UltraDNS technology and services allow enterprises to seamlessly migrate their entire DNS infrastructures without any additional hardware or software deployments. Utilizing advanced routing technology, NeuStar ensures that all DNS requests are directed to and answered by the topologically closest server constellation - thus ensuring the fastest and most reliable network resolution.

"NeuStar is pleased to welcome AETN and its impressive portfolio of brands to our growing customer base of media companies that have recognized the critical role the DNS infrastructure plays in the reliability and performance of their Internet businesses," said Jeffrey Samuels, general manager and vice president of marketing at NeuStar's Internet and Registry Managed Services group. "The UltraDNS suite of services provides our customers with a globally distributed DNS infrastructure that is backed by an industry-leading service level agreement to ensure the security and availability of our customers' web properties."

More information about NeuStar's UltraDNS suite of services is available at www.ultradns.com.

About NeuStar
NeuStar is a provider of clearinghouse and directory services to the global communications and Internet industry. Visit NeuStar online at www.NeuStar.biz.

About A&E Television Networks (AETN)
A&E Television Networks (AETN) is an international media company and is comprised of A&E Network®, The History Channel®, History International™, The Biography Channel®, The History Channel en espanol™, Military History Channel™, Crime & Investigation Network™, A&E HD™, AETN International, and AETN Consumer Products. AETN is comprised of A&E Network®, The History Channel®, History International™, The Biography Channel®, The History Channel en espanol™, Military History Channel™, Crime & Investigation Network™, A&E HD™, AETN International, and AETN Consumer Products.

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