HONG KONG, October 28, 2010 - PCCW Solutions, a subsidiary of Hong Kong's premier telecommunications provider, PCCW Limited, has been awarded a contract by the Dunhuang Academy China to provide total solutions for the digital theater systems at the Dunhuang Mogao Caves Visitor Center in Gansu Province.
As part of the ongoing Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes Conservation and Utilization Program, this project includes the installation of digital theater systems into four digital theaters, of which are two dome theaters with high-definition 8K (38M unique pixels) projection systems and screens of 18 meters in diameter. PCCW Solutions will be responsible for the design, installation, implementation, testing, maintenance, and related training services for the digital theater systems.
Upon completion, visitors can obtain a better understanding of the history and culture of Dunhuang through high-definition documentary films and have virtual reality experience of its most majestic caves at the Visitor Center.
Mr. George Fok, Managing Director of PCCW Solutions, said, "Dunhuang Mogao Caves is one of the most extensive conversation and utilization programs among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and we are honored to participate in it. Prior to this project, PCCW Solutions has successfully installed high-tech digital theater systems at the Beijing Planetarium, Macao Science Center, and Hong Kong Space Museum. The success of winning this tender further demonstrates our strong technical expertise and capability in managing such large-scale systems integration projects in mainland China."
About PCCW Limited
PCCW Limited (SEHK:0008) is the holding company of HKT Group Holdings Limited (HKT), Hong Kong's premier telecommunications provider and a world-class player in Information and Communications Technologies. PCCW also holds a majority interest in Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited, and overseas investments including the wholly-owned UK Broadband Limited.
As the provider of Hong Kong's first quadruple-play experience, PCCW/HKT offers a range of innovative media content and services across four platforms - fixed-line, broadband Internet access, TV and mobile. In addition, the Group meets the sophisticated needs of the local and international business community, while supporting network operators with cutting-edge technical services and handling large-scale IT outsourcing projects for public and private sector organizations. To learn more about PCCW and HKT, please visit www.pccw.com .
About PCCW Solutions
PCCW Solutions is an operating division of HKT Group Holdings Limited (HKT), which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PCCW Limited and holds the PCCW Group's telecoms services, media and IT solutions businesses. PCCW/HKT is Hong Kong's premier telecommunications provider and a world-class player in Information and Communications Technologies.
PCCW Solutions is the IT and business process outsourcing flagship of the Group. Responsible for a growing number of large-scale IT projects in the public and private sectors, PCCW Solutions holds a wealth of experience and expertise and is viewed as a major industry player in Greater China. To learn more about PCCW Solutions, please visit www.pccwsolutions.com.
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Roger Kwok, Senior Vice President of PCCW Solutions (left), and Fan Jinshi, Director of Dunhuang Academy China, at the signing ceremony.