HONG KONG, May 4, 2009 - PCCW Solutions, a subsidiary of Hong Kong's premier telecommunications provider, PCCW Limited, is making its debut as a technology partner to mainland China's air traffic management industry after winning a contract to provide the state's Air Traffic Management Bureau (East China) with a Control Tower Simulation System (CTS) for training controllers.
Based on virtual reality technology, the CTS solution will simulate today's air traffic environment in support of preparation, progress, record, playback and evaluation of training. PCCW Solutions will be responsible for the design, delivery and implementation of the system.
PCCW Solutions Managing Director George Fok said: “We are proud to have been selected to provide the CTS solution. China is a fast-growing market for air traffic management and this contract marks the Company's first contribution to the industry there as a technology partner. With our proven track record in running large-scale and sophisticated IT projects in the private and public sectors, we are confident that we will provide the bureau with a world-class solution.”
The Air Traffic Management Bureau (East China) acts as a regional unit of the Air Traffic Management Bureau of Civil Aviation Administration of China. The authority's main responsibilities include providing air traffic control services, surveillance and flight information, as well as researching, developing and promoting new technologies in civil aviation air traffic management.
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 & 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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