AsiaInfo to Upgrade Two China Mobile BI Systems to NG-BASS Phase-II

2010-04-29 19:31 766

BEIJING and SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASIA) ("AsiaInfo" or the "Company"), a leading provider of telecom software solutions and IT security products and services in China, today announced that it will upgrade China Mobile's Business Intelligence ("BI") systems to accommodate the operators' Next Generation Business Analysis Support System ("NG-BASS" or "the system") Phase-II rollout in Shandong and Sichuan province.

AsiaInfo's President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Zhang commented: "With Phase-I completed, we're excited to announce additional contract wins for the operators' NG-BASS Phase-II rollout. These upgrades are being fueled by intense competition among the operators and make up a significant amount of our core revenues. We will continue to leverage our extensive installation base to provide high margin services in an effort to achieve long-term, sustainable growth. Going forward, we are confident that our in-depth understanding and proven track record of evolving alongside China's telecom industry leaves us well positioned to help design and implement future system upgrades for the carriers."

AsiaInfo's NG-BASS Phase-II rollout will expand data storage capacity and enable more detailed internal management of data. The system will optimize data analysis capability and support China Mobile's fully bundled service offering of fixed, broadband and wireless services. Moreover, NG-BASS Phase-II will give China Mobile the capability to design more effective and targeted sales and marketing campaigns.

AsiaInfo currently has BI systems installed at China Mobile's headquarters and 15 of 31 China Mobile subsidiaries.

About AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc.

AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASIA) is a leading provider of high-quality telecom software solutions and IT security products and services to some of China's largest enterprises, as well as many small and medium sized companies in China. An established leader in the Chinese telecommunications industry, AsiaInfo became a prominent supplier of IT security products and services in China with the acquisition of Lenovo's non-telecom related IT services business in 2004.

Organized as a Delaware corporation, AsiaInfo began operations in the United States in 1993. The Company moved its major operations to China in 1995 and played a significant role in the construction of the national backbones and provincial access networks for all of China's major national telecom carriers, including China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom. Since 1998, AsiaInfo has continued diversifying its product offerings and is now a major provider of telecom software solutions in China.

For more information about AsiaInfo, please visit .

Safe Harbor Statement

The information contained in this document is as of April 29, 2010. AsiaInfo 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'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; 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; 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, 2009, and in our periodic reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and available at .

For investor and media inquiries, please contact:

In China:

Sheryl Zhang

AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc.

Tel: +86-10-8216-6039


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 Holdings, Inc.
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