1990 to the present day


Spring 94

Summer 94

Autumn 94

29 September 94 - FutureNet Website goes live - In November 95 FutureNet introduced their password entry system. In the first eight weeks of this system being implemented, FutureNet received 150,000 registered users.

21 October 94 - after much speculation Future finally revealed the name of its buyer, Pearson New Entertainment Europe, a division of Pearson plc.

Future was PNEE's first major acquistion. Staff were dead happy that there were no radical changes. Nick Alexander becomes company chairman.

PNEE's goal is to build a European publishing business in the consumer magazine and video markets, concentrating on products for 15-35 year-old males, "boys of all ages".

Winter 94

Two more launches

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