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HKBN BbTV's News Now Available On Yahoo! Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Dec. 14, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hong Kong Broadband Network Ltd ("HKBN"), a wholly owned subsidiary of City Telecom (HK) Limited (HKSE:1137) (Nasdaq:CTEL), is pleased to announce the partnership with Yahoo! Hong Kong (, the leading internet portal in Hong Kong [i], to provide the most dynamic, relevant and updated online video news content to HongKongers. Through this partnership, bbTV news channel will provide quality online news content to Yahoo! Hong Kong news platform daily, ranging from focus news, feature, financial analysis and weather forecast.

The launch of bbTV news content in Yahoo! Hong Kong was warmly welcomed by HongKongers. The special feature story "innovative idea of the anti-breast cancer promotion" has recorded more than 190,000 clicks.

HKBN's bbTV News Controller, Mr. Earnest Li said, "Rather than restrict our news to just our IP-TV subscribers, we want to make our news available to all HongKongers globally. As such, we are very pleased to join hands with Yahoo! Hong Kong to provide comprehensive and personalized news story which cater to the market demand." He added, "We are dedicated to inspire people to make their best choice out of their life, with our unique and inspiring news information."

Yahoo! Hong Kong was established in 1999 and has been the No. 1 local portal in terms of user reach and home for internet users for eleven consecutive years. Yahoo! Hong Kong reaches over 80% of the 4 million internet population in Hong Kong.

Mr. Alfred Tsoi, Vice President and Managing Director of Yahoo! Hong Kong said, "Yahoo! Hong Kong has been dedicated to providing users with personally relevant and meaningful online experiences. Yahoo!News commits to provide our users the most relevant news that matter to them most. We believe the video news content partnership with HKBN would enhance the news content on Yahoo! Hong Kong's news portal and further strengthen its position as the dynamic online information hub for Hong Kong users." 

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