Globe7, SINA.com.hk Announce Major Strategic Partnership



    HONG KONG, September 14 /CNW/ - Globe7 HK Limited and SINA.com.hk have
announced a strategic partnership to provide co-branded voice-over-Internet
services and video streaming information and advertising.

    Globe7 will provide a SINA-branded hosting solution, allowing SINA.com.hk
users to place long-distance voice and video calls over the Globe7 network to
more than 100 countries utilizing a Chinese-language soft-dialer.

    The agreement also provides a variety of Chinese-language content,
including videos, entertainment news, global messaging, blogs and
user-generated content to be posted on the co-branded service.

    The announcement was made by Venkat S. Meenavilli, chairman and managing
director of Globe7s' parent company, Northgate Technologies Limited, he said
further partnerships between Globe7 and SINA.com.hk will be announced in the
near future.

    SINA.com.hk is one of the biggest portals in Hong Kong and a subsidiary
of SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:  SINA), providing online media and value-added
services for the local community.

    Globe7 HK is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northgate Technologies Limited.
Publicly traded company in India with operations in the USA, UK, and Hong
Kong, Globe7 provides a wide range of products and services, including free
downloadable soft phone, advertising, hosting, VoIP and online streaming
services.

    Northgate Technologies is an innovative technology company with extensive
research and development facilities in Hyderabad, India. Its online
advertising company, Axill Ltd., is a world leader in online ad placement and
audience aggregation. The company is a major player in the global telecom and
Voice over IP (VoIP) market.

    About Globe7

    Globe7 is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northgate Technologies Limited,
based in India. Globe7 provides hosting solutions worldwide, allowing websites
to provide streaming video and mobile television channels. Its distribution
channels are expanding rapidly to countries like Nepal, Mauritius, China and
several others.

    About SINA.com.hk

    SINA.com.hk is one of the biggest portals in Hong Kong, providing online
media and value added services for the local community, delivers
Chinese-language contents to users by integrating information from numerous
content partners in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and North America.

    SINA HK is a subsidiary of SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:  SINA), which has more
than 230 million registered users worldwide and over 700 million daily page
views, is the most recognized Internet brand name in China and among Chinese
communities globally.




For further information:

For further information: Globe7 HK Limited Cecilia Wong, (852) 3653 5555
(Media) cecilia@globe7.com or SINA Hong Kong Limited Salina Ghafur, (852) 2155
8853 salina@staff.sina.com

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