Telecom deal struck for Beijing Olympics

Sep 16, 2005

A China Netcom Group subsidiary has entered into an agreement to provide telecom services for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

The agreement is between China Netcom Hong Kong and CNC China, a wholly owned subsidiary of China Netcom and the Beijing organizing committee. It is valued at more than $59 million.

CNC China will obtain rights to the 2008 Olympics composite logo and sponsorship rights.

China Netcom is a leading fixed-line operator in Asia.

Copyright 2005 by United Press International

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