Metromedia Fiber Network Customers Take Advantage Of Unparalleled Dedicated Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity

May 22, 2000 Metromedia Fiber Network, Inc. (MFN) (Nasdaq: MFNX), the leader in deployment of optical Internet infrastructure within key metropolitan areas internationally, has awarded Bechtel Corporation a contract to provide program and construction management, and construction services, for MFN's currently planned build of optical networks in metropolitan areas throughout North America and Europe. The agreement expands an existing relationship between the two companies.