HKBN Inspires Next Generation Telco Executives

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| Source: Hong Kong Television Network Limited

HONG KONG, Jan. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As a socially engaging corporation, Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited ("HKBN"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of City Telecom (HK) Limited, (HKSE:1137) (Nasdaq:CTEL) embraces interaction with the education community. We appreciate the gap between studying and working can be wide, so we hope to provide a bridge to ease this transition.

As a company, we often present at schools and universities and also proactively welcome educational tours of our operations. We have presented at or hosted events with INSEAD, Middlesex University MBA, The University of New South Wales MBA, HKU SPACE & The University of Western Australia, The National University of Singapore, EMBA-Global (The University of Hong Kong, London Business School & Columbia Business School), The University of Hong Kong MBA, Hong Kong Baptist University, The Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Kwun Tong), Yan Chai Hospital No.2 Secondary School, Tak Nga Secondary School and Christ College.

Recently, Leo Fung, Associate Director of Technical Development, HKBN, gave a presentation at the Hong Kong Shue Yan University. During this session, he offered commercial insights into today's optical network development, from Bell's photophone to the next-generation cloud computing, as well as how the Internet changes the way we do business today. Leo said, "We are eager to share with the community our pride of network advantage. Not only are the youths our potential clients, but our potential Talents too. We hope the sharing session would inspire them with passion and commitment to technology advancement."

Dr. Brian Wong, Lecturer of Department of Business Administration, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, said, "This sharing session covers much useful information on the gradual development of Internet, which is truly beneficial to students. It further provides students with the knowledge how HKBN maintains high-quality Internet services and how they should utilize the services."

Leo's full presentation can be downloaded at http://reg.hkbn.net/ctigroup_admin/files_upload/PR_ShueYanSharing_LeoFung_E.pdf

Besides being a "Technology" company, we are also well regarded as a "Talent" company, and will always look for ways to engage our next generation. Last month, our Ivy Lau, Director of Talent Engagement, led a team of CTI Talents, to host a 2-day Job Search and Job Interview Seminar & Workshop as guest speakers and mock-up interviewers. Over 100 secondary school students were offered invaluable practical exposure to real life job hunting experience, thereby greatly enhanced their self-confidence and sparked a "strive-for-the-best" mindset.

About City Telecom/ Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited

Established in 1992, City Telecom (H.K.) Limited (HKSE:1137) (Nasdaq:CTEL) provides integrated telecommunications services in Hong Kong via its own self-built fiber network. City Telecom's wholly-owned subsidiary, Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited (HKBN), is the fastest growing broadband service provider in Hong Kong. HKBN offers a diversified portfolio of innovative products that service over 1,240,000 subscriptions for broadband, local telephony and IP-TV. The Company has built a solid market position with top-of-the-line applications and practices enabling its substantial growth. The company takes great pride in developing its over 3,000 Talent force into a competitive advantage. Additional information on City Telecom can be found at www.ctigroup.com.hk.

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