THE 100,000TH '.HK' DOMAIN NAME CELEBRATION & SERVICE PARTNER AWARD PRESENTATION

HONG KONG, 9 February 2006 - The 100,000th ‘HK’ Domain Name Celebration & Service Partner Award Presentation was held today (February 9, 2006), 3-5 pm, at Conrad Hotel, Hong Kong. It was our pleasure to have Mr. Howard Dickson, the Government Chief Information Officer of the HKSAR Government, as the Guest of Honour of the Event.

The Event was held to celebrate the birth of the 100,000th ‘.hk’ domain name. An award was presented to the customer who registered the 100,000th ‘.HK’ domain name. In addition, it also recognized the contribution and effort of Service Partners. 7 awards were presented at the event, namely ‘The Best Performing Service Partner’ Gold, Silver and Bronze Prize; ‘The Best Progressing Service Partner’ Gold, Silver and Bronze Prize and ‘The Best Performing New Service Partner’.

List of Winners
100,000th ‘.HK’ Domain Name – Winning Registrant
Lico (HK) Machinery Ltd.

Service Partner Award
Best Performing Service Partner – Gold Prize
PCCW IMS Limited

Best Performing Service Partner – Silver Prize
Udomain Web Hosting Company Ltd.

Best Performing Service Partner – Bronze Prize
ABC Computer Systems Ltd.

Best Progressing Service Partner – Gold Prize
SunGroup (Hong Kong) Limited

Best Progressing Service Partner – Silver Prize
Communilink Internet Limited

Best Progressing Service Partner – Bronze Prize
Intimex Business Solutions Co., Ltd.

Best Performing New Service Partner
ABC Computer Systems Ltd.


About HKIRC and HKDNR

Hong Kong Internet Registration Cooperation Limited (HKIRC) is a non-profit making organization endorsed by the Government of HKSAR to oversee the administration and assignment of the Internet domain names ending with '.hk'. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hong Kong Domain Name Registration Company Limited (HKDNR), HKIRC provides registration services for the Internet domain names ending with '.com.hk', '.org.hk', '.net.hk', '.edu.hk', '.gov.hk', '.idv.hk', as well as the Second-Level ‘.hk’ Domain Name and other domains to be introduced from time to time in Hong Kong.

If you need further information, please feel free to contact our Marketing and Communication Officer, Ms Annie Shiu at +852 2319 3828 for details.