updated 5/17/2011 3:46:51 AM ET 2011-05-17T07:46:51

HONG KONG, May 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited ("HKBN", a wholly-owned subsidiary of City Telecom (HK) Limited (HKSE:1137) (Nasdaq:CTEL) is pleased to accept the Telecom Asia Awards 2011 as "Best Fixed-Line & Broadband Carrier", 2nd consecutive year.

Telecom Asia Awards is now in its 14th year and it is the region's longest-running and most prestigious telecom industry awards. The awards this year emphasized innovation and leadership. Winners were chosen according to the ability to create fresh opportunities and the execution on them. Final selection is made by an independent panel of industry experts, who will cast votes on the basis of innovation, financial performance, technology, market leadership and corporate governance. This year, winners of different categories include Softbank Mobile, BT Global Services and NTT Communications.

"It is our honor to be the repeat winner this year." said Mr. William Yeung, Chief Executive Officer of HKBN, "Last year, we were awarded for our high speed broadband empowered by state-of-art fibre infrastructure, but we were not conceited with this "hardware" achievement. This year, we are now laying our "software" advantage, by introducing "Service With Heart" campaign that our broadband subscribers now enjoy the service of dedicated account manager rather than standard hotline service."

More information can be found at –

Details of the Awards :

http://awards.telecomasia.net/content/winners2011

Interview of CEO, Mr. William Yeung:

http://www.telecomasia.net/content/fast-cheap-and-guaranteed

For the full Press Release, please download at:http://reg.hkbn.net/ctigroup_admin/files_upload/110517_PR_TelecomAsia2011_E.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 around 3,000 Talent force into a competitive advantage. Additional information on City Telecom can be found at www.ctigroup.com.hk

CONTACT: Corporate Communications
         Jessie Cheng
         Tel: +852 3145 4118
         Fax: +852 2199 8372
         Email: chengcm@ctihk.com
         
         Investor Engagement
         Peggy Chan
         Tel: +852 3145 6068
         Fax: +852 2199 8655
         Email: investor_engagement@ctihk.com

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