November 14, 2005

Newsline Express Launches Instant News Ticker to Enhance Instant News Advantage

(14 November, 2005 - Hong Kong) Newsline Express today marks the launch of Instant News Ticker with speedy update to enhance its instant news advantage. Besides, Hong Kong Cable News Express Limited (HKCNE) and Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) have also enhanced the system and transmission speed for the sake of refining the overall audio-visual environment for KCR passengers hroughout the journey.

Being the first out-of-home Cantonese news medium on railway in South East Asia, Newsline Express has been well received by KCR passengers since its official launch in August this year. The upload speed and volume of the news contents of Newsline Express have been improved from 5.5 minutes to 8-10 minutes in every clock hour, which enhances fresher CABLE TV news for KCR passengers.

HKCNE General Manager Mr. Samuel Tsang said, "As a powerful out-of-home news medium, Newsline Express has been enhancing its value-added services for KCR passengers. Today Newsline Express has fully launched the Instant News Ticker service with speedy update to reinforce the instant news advantage. Besides, we have also enhanced the equipment and system for delivering better audio performance of the news segment, thus providing a more comfortable audio-visual environment for the passengers."

"Newsline Express will continue deliver DVD (MPEG2 Standard) visual quality, providing distinguished visual effect of news contents and information for KCR passengers," Mr. Tsang added.

Hong Kong Cable News Express Limited (HKCNE) and Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) will keep on improving and enhancing the service of Newsline Express, so as to provide a better news medium on railway for KCR passengers.


About Hong Kong Cable News Express Limited
Hong Kong Cable News Express Limited (HKCNE) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of i-CABLE Communications Limited. It is the exclusive commercial airtime sales distributor and content provider of KCR's Newsline Express providing update CABLE TV News contents to over 1million passengers daily on East Rail, West Rail and Ma On Shan Rail, offering a quality outdoor audio visual news platform to the public.