November 30 , 2009

HKC News Express Continues to be
The Exclusive Commercial Airtime Sales Distributor & Content Provider of
MTR's “Newsline Express”


(Hong Kong, November 30, 2009) Hong Kong Cable News Express Limited (HKCNE) today announces that it has successfully won the contract as the Exclusive Commercial Airtime Sales Distributor & Content Provider of MTR’s “Newsline Express”. The new term will commence in August 2010.

HKCNE will continue to deliver speedily updated i-CABLE News, Finance, Sports and Entertainment News to over 1.2 million of MTR’s passengers on board East Rail, West Rail and Ma On Shan Lines every day.

A number of spectacular international sports events are coming up in 2010. Besides the speedily updated all-round news, HKCNE is going to deliver the latest highlights of those great sports events on “Newsline Express”, so that passengers can get first-hand updates while traveling on trains.

HKCNE General Manager Mr. Samuel Tsang said, "Being the pioneer as the Exclusive Commercial Airtime Sales Distributor & Content Provider of MTR’s 'Newsline Express' since 2005, HKCNE has been working closely with MTR and striving for the best to deliver speedily updated local and international news, finance, sports and entertainment news to passengers throughout their train journeys.

"With the successful contract award as well as the globally renowned sports events in 2010, we will continue to do our utmost to lead the market by delivering the most updated news and sports events’ highlights on Newsline Express."

"We are pleased that HKCNE will continue to provide high quality news and sports updates on 'Newsline Express' to keep MTR passengers up-to-date on what is happening in Hong Kong and around the world," said Dr Stella Kwan, Senior Manager - Media and Business Development of the MTR Corporation. "'Newsline Express' is popular among MTR passengers and it is through such value-added services that the Corporation is able to make MTR journeys more enjoyable."

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