updated 11/12/2010 4:15:40 AM ET 2010-11-12T09:15:40

HONG KONG, Nov. 11, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- City Telecom (H.K.) Limited (HKSE:1137) (Nasdaq:CTEL) and wholly owned subsidiary, Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited (HKBN) is pleased to announce the launch of a phenomenal value service package for symmetric 100Mbps broadband, bbWi-Fi and a perfectly sized 7-inch display - Samsung GALAXY Tab at HK$269/month (US$35).

In 2004, when we launched our symmetric 100Mbps and 1Gbps to the home services, broadband was mainly used to connect to a single family PC. Today, our homes are seeing a proliferation of multiple internet enabled devices such as individual PCs and laptops, IP-TV, smart phones and tablets, IP video cameras, game consoles, Wi-Fi TV etc. Compelling priced at HK$169/month (US$22) and HK$199/month (US$26) for our standalone 100Mbps and 1Gbps services, the question now becomes "Why not enjoy this extra bandwidth?", from legacy thinking of "Why do I need this extra bandwidth?"

"Today, we are pleased to launch pervasive service packages that include our Fibre-based broadband service, home & outdoor Wi-Fi, bundled with the latest 7-inch mobile tablet Samsung GALAXY Tab ( http://galaxytab.samsungmobile.com/ ). Today, the technical specification of current Wi-Fi '802.11n' standard far exceeds the limitations of popular legacy xDSL broadband services in Hong Kong, which are commonly limited to 8Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload. Upgrading to HKBN's Fibre-based symmetric 100Mbps or 1Gbps broadband service is the best way to unleash the power of popular smart phones and tablets, especially in a multiple internet enabled devices home setting that is so common today," June Lam, Associate Director of Consumer and Corporate Marketing.

For the full Press Release, it is available for download at http://reg.hkbn.net/ctigroup_admin/files_upload/PRbb100bbWiFiSamsungGALAXYe.pdf

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 fibre 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 1,110,000 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 it 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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