Net2000 Communications Provides Visual Learning Network

August 3, 2000

HERNDON, Va., Aug. 3 — Net2000 Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTKK), an innovative provider of integrated broadband telecommunications services to medium and large businesses, today announced the launching of the Net2000 Visual Learning Network. As part of its new video services offering resulting from the recent acquisition of FreBon International Corporation,

Net2000’s Visual Learning Network is a distance learning solution providing enterprises interactive video applications delivered over the Net2000 telecommunications network.

Corporations, academic institutions and other organizations can connect

to Net2000’s Visual Learning Network utilizing their existing web site or

Intranet to provide network driven, e-learning solutions to their customers

and employees. In addition to significant cost savings, Net2000’s Visual

Learning Network enables organizations to provide effective training programs

to large numbers of people – anytime and anywhere – around the world.

Richard Milburn High School (RMHS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NonPublic

Educational Services Inc. (NESI), which provides educational opportunities

to the public and private sector, recently utilized Net2000’s Visual Learning

Network to launch its Summer School Anytime program. Under an exclusive

contractual agreement with Net2000, RMHS’s Summer School Anytime program

offers web-based summer school classes to students residing in the New York

City school district (Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island).

Robert H. Crosby, chief executive officer of NESI, stated, “With the support

and expertise of the Net2000 Visual Learning Network team, RMHS will be

able to deliver distance learning instruction to a major population such

as New York City high school students. Thanks to the Visual Learning Network,

we can now attract and enroll students located anywhere in the world.”

“As a direct result of our customers asking for web-based education and

training services, we launched the Net2000 Visual Learning Network,” said

Fred Mueller, Net2000 president of visual services. “We look forward to

offering distance learning solutions as part of Net2000’s unsurpassed bundle

of services. As a matter of fact, Net2000 University, Net2000’s in-house

employee training program, will soon utilize the Visual Learning Network.”

About Net2000 Communications, Inc:

Net2000 is an innovative provider of broadband data and voice telecommunications

services to businesses across the United States. Net2000 provides premium

quality local, long distance, data, video, and Internet services delivered

over a single broadband connection and billed on a single invoice. Net2000

currently operates sales offices in Washington, DC, New York City, Boston,

Newark, Long Island, Providence, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Richmond and Norfolk.

For more information about Net2000 Communications, Inc., please visit or call 800-825-2000. For Investor Relations, contact Bob

Bannon at 703-654-2222 or

Under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation

Reform Act of 1995, Net2000 cautions investors that any forward-looking

statements or projections made by the company, including those that may

be made in this press release, are based on management’s expectations at

the time they are made, but they are subject to risks and uncertainties

that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected.

Net2000’s future results may be impacted by factors such as technological

changes, market acceptance of the company’s existing and new services, Net2000’s

ability to continue to expand and fund its network, general economic conditions,

regulatory and legislative developments, and competitive market pressures.

Net2000’s future results also may be impacted by other risk factors listed

in its registration statement dated March 6, 2000 and periodic reports filed

with the Securities and Exchange Commission. By making these forward-looking

statements, Net2000 undertakes no obligation or intention to update these

statements after the date of this release. SOURCE Net2000 Communications, Inc.

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Communications Coordinator of Net2000 Communications Inc.