VODONE Limited (“VODONE” or the “Group”) (SEHK code: 0082), an online media service provider with the leasehold of complete set of internet business and internet video broadcasting licenses in China, is pleased to announce that VODONE was awarded with “Outstanding Olympics Theme Award” & “Outstanding Interactive Innovation Award” by the Beijing Internet Marketing Management Office of Beijing Internet Chief Department on 19 November 2008, in recognition of VODONE’s outstanding online media that provided programmes to “Net Forum” from January to August 2008.
Dr. Zhang Lijun, Chairman of the Group said, “I’m honoured to be granted with these two awards. It signifies the online video programmes produced by VODONE have gained recognition of the industry and the favour of the programme from the internet users. In the future, the Group will persistently devoted to producing quality TV programmes, in order to broaden the popularity and recognition of VODONE in China and worldwide.”
“Net Forum” was established on May 28, 2007. It provides plentiful scientific cultural knowledge through different means, such as online videos, text records and interactive exchange with internet users. The outstanding productions of “Net Forum” are elected by online media journalists, traditional media journalists and internet users through polling.
VODone Telemedia Co. Ltd., a strategic partner of VODONE Limited (0082.HK), is the first and leading online video media group in China. It is also the only enterprise in China to own a complete set of licences to operate video broadcasting on the Internet. VODone Telemedia has contracted the technical and promotional services to VODONE Group, for 50 years. VODONE is a new media which includes the internet, telecommunication and media as well as the first new media which operates online advertisement broadcasting and online live show. With the perfect communication and media operational experience and the professional team with technical support of interviewing, editing, producing and broadcasting, VODONE has become the online video-broadcasting platform for various video media.