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U.S. Department of State Orders Live Video Webcast Series from Onstream Media

POMPANO BEACH, FL – April 3, 2006 – Onstream Media Corporation ( OTC: ONSM), a leading online service provider of live and on-demand, digital media communications and applications, today announced that it has received a comprehensive services order from the U.S. Department of State to purchase a series of video webcasts. The live video webcasts will enable the U. S. Department of State to deliver the series of 2006 State Department Human Rights Reports to a global audience.

The first of these webcasts took place on Wednesday, March 8th, when Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice delivered opening remarks. Under Secretary Paula Dobriansky also spoke at the special briefing. In addition, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Barry F. Lowenkron gave a statement and answered questions.

Onstream Media provided a live video webcast including web production services, closed captioning and satellite signal acquisition from the Department of State. All events are being hosted on Onstream Media’s Digital Media Services Platform and made available at the U.S. Department of State website, http://www.state.gov.

About Onstream Media Corporation Founded in 1993, Onstream Media ( OTC: ONSM) is a leading online Application Service Provider (ASP) of live and on-demand, rich media communications via the Onstream Digital Media Services Platform. Specializing in audio and video corporate communications, Onstream Media's pioneering ASP digital media services technology provides its customers with the necessary tools for webcasting, web conferencing, managing digital assets, publishing content on the Internet and establishing e-commerce storefronts to transact business online. All of Onstream Media’s services are focused on increasing productivity and revenues, and reducing capital expenditures and operational costs of any organization in an affordable and highly secure environment. As a result, 78% of the Fortune 100 CEOs and CFOs and almost half of the Fortune 1000 companies have used Onstream Media’s services.

Onstream Media customers include: AOL, AAA, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, Disney, MGM, Deutsche Bank, Thomson Financial/CCBN, PR Newswire and the U.S. Government. For more information, visit the Onstream website at http://www.onstreammedia.com or call 954-917-6655.

At the Company:
Barry A. Rothman
Onstream Media Corporation

Investor Relations:
Howard Gostfrand
American Capital Ventures

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