AsiaInfo-Linkage Signs BOSS Contract with Gehua Cable

2011-07-29 20:02 1207

BEIJING and SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-First-Call/ -- AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASIA) ("AsiaInfo-Linkage" or the "Company"), a leading provider of telecommunications software solutions and related services, today announced that the Company has signed a contract with Beijing Gehua CATV Network Co., Ltd. ("Gehua Cable") to deliver a Business Operation Support System ("BOSS"). Gehua Cable is the only certified cable network operator in Beijing.

"Following our contract with Jiangsu Cable, we are excited to sign another triple play network convergence contract, this time with Gehua Cable, to develop and implement our integrated BOSS solution," said AsiaInfo-Linkage President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Zhang. "Our BOSS solution will help Gehua Cable fully integrate business data and gain valuable customer insight. We believe that this will serve to strengthen Gehua Cable's relationship with its subscribers and improve the customer service quality. This contract will also provide the foundation for potential future collaboration including IT consulting and planning, operation and maintenance support system construction, and management and analysis system construction."

AsiaInfo-Linkage expects to deliver the completed BOSS solution to Gehua Cable by the end of the year.

About Gehua Cable

Gehua Cable is the only certified cable network operator in Beijing, with a large-scale cable network reaching approximately five million households. Gehua Cable provides development, operation, management and maintenance of cable network and also engages in the cable network information services.

About AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc.

AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASIA) is a leading provider of high-quality software solutions and IT services in China's telecommunications industry. Following the merger between AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc. ("AsiaInfo") and Linkage Technologies International Holdings Limited ("Linkage") on July 1, 2010, AsiaInfo-Linkage leverages both AsiaInfo's and Linkage's leading market positions and complementary customer bases to provide a robust, comprehensive service offering primarily to China's telecom operators. AsiaInfo-Linkage's world-class R&D capabilities and extensive base of highly skilled engineers provide best-of-class solutions to help customers differentiate themselves from the competition.

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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The information contained in this document is as of July 29, 2011. AsiaInfo-Linkage assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document as a result of new information or future events or developments.

This document contains forward-looking information about AsiaInfo-Linkage's operating results and business prospects that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. You can identify these statements by the fact that they use words such as "anticipate," "estimate," "expect," "project," "intend," "plan," "believe," and other words and terms of similar meaning in connection with any discussion of future operating or financial performance. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are the following: government telecommunications infrastructure and budgetary policy in China; our ability to maintain our concentrated customer base; our ability to successfully integrate the business of Linkage into ours; the long and variable billing cycles for our products and services that can cause our revenues and operating results to vary significantly from period to period; our ability to meet our working capital requirements; our ability to retain our executive officers; our ability to attract and retain skilled personnel; potential liabilities we are exposed to because we extend warranties to our customers; risks associated with cost overruns and delays; our ability to develop or acquire new products or enhancements to our software products that are marketable on a timely and cost-effective basis; our ability to adequately protect our proprietary rights; the competitive nature of the markets we operate in; and political and economic policies of the Chinese government. A further list and description of these risks, uncertainties, and other matters can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010, and in our reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and available at

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For investor and media inquiries, please contact:

In China:

Mr. Jimmy Xia

AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc.

Tel: +86-10-8216-6039


Mr. Justin Knapp

Ogilvy Financial, Beijing

Tel: +86-10-8520-6556


In the United States:

Ms. Jessica Barist Cohen

Ogilvy Financial, New York

Tel: +1-646-460-9989


Source: AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc.
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