On Command Signs with Hotel Digital Network

Agreement Will Deliver Music on Demand to Hotel Guests

San Jose, California, UNITED STATES

DENVER, August 24, 2000 (PRIMEZONE) -- On Command Corporation (Nasdaq:ONCO) today announced the signing of an agreement with Hotel Digital Network, following On Command's highly successful market trials that tested delivery of music on demand to hotel guests.

"On Command is developing a remarkable array of programming services for hoteliers and their guests," said Nancy Gallion, On Command Senior Vice President, Programming and Marketing. "On Command is designing the richest, most sophisticated guest experience with advanced content available only through our entertainment platform. And, music on demand has emerged as one of the most important features to be included in our new easy-to-use interface."

Hotel Digital Network has designed digital network technology that is fully compatible with hotel video-on-demand systems. "Using our system, guests at On Command's hotel partners can choose from an extensive variety of music options: CD music on demand, singles on demand "jukebox," and diverse interactive channels of continuously streaming CD-quality music. Now, hotel guests will have access to unprecedented options and control of their in-room music experience," said Mark DiLorenzo, Hotel Digital Network President. "We are excited to add On Command to our exclusive roster of hotel partners that serve the hospitality industry."

About On Command

On Command Corporation (www.oncommand.com) is the leading provider of in-room interactive entertainment, Internet services, business information and guest services for the lodging industry and its guests. The company is based in San Jose, California with offices across the United States and around the world. On Command Corporation annually serves more than 250 million guests through nearly 1 million rooms in approximately 3,450 hotel properties in over 22 countries. These hotel partners include over 100 of the most prestigious hotel chains and operators in the lodging industry: Adam's Mark Hotels and Resorts; Bass Hotels & Resorts (InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, and Holiday Inn), Fairmont, Four Seasons, Hilton (Doubletree, Embassy Suites), Hyatt, Loews, Marriott (Courtyard, Renaissance, Fairfield Inn & Residence Inn), Radisson, Ramada, Starwood Hotels & Resorts (Westin, Sheraton, W Hotels, Four Points), and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. On Command is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol ONCO and its warrants are traded under the symbols ONCOW and ONCOZ.

About Hotel Digital Network

Hotel Digital Network (http://www.HotelMusicNetwork.com), formerly known as Digital Music Network, is the leading music entertainment content provider in the lodging industry. Hotel Digital Network combines CD-quality music on demand with in-room sales of CDs and other music-related products and information. Founded by one of the pioneers of the pay-per-view industry, the company offers innovative software, firmware and hardware design, systems integration and management services to interactive service providers and major hotels.

This report contains, in addition to historical information, forward- looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which reflect the Company's current judgments of those issues. However, because those statements are forward-looking and apply to future events, they are subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause the Company's results to differ materially. In addition to the factors discussed herein, which could cause the Company's results to differ materially, this report should be read in conjunction with the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 1999 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


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