June 18, 2008
China Internet Users Flock to Buzz, Expedia-Powered Travel Portal to Launch
Buzz Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BZTG) has recorded another record growth month across Asia with over 500,000 regular users viewing 5.4m pages in the first half of June almost doubling traffic from the entire month of May. Search and Buzz Marketing reached some 3.5m people serving over 42m Ads in Asia during the month so far. (Independent Statistics from True Internet Corp, www.truehits.net)
Currently Buzz is focused on generating Thai and Chinese business competing directly with Google, Baidu and Yahoo.
The rapid growth in China has been driven by Internet Cafes. Currently 124,000 PCs in Internet cafes have their home page set to Buzz and this number is expected to reach 400,000 by August 2008.
Buzz will officially launch Country and Language specific homepages where visitors can enjoy all of Buzz Services as well as local news and content now being produced by Buzz www.12buzz.com/th. Buzz has increased language content staff 300% via the acquisition of several smaller companies in Thailand and China.
In China Buzz is set to launch an Expedia-powered travel portal across Asia with a focus on the 124,000 PCs that www.12buzz.com sits on in China's Internet Cafes. CTrip dominates China's online travel market, however Buzz aims to have over 500,000 PCs hardwired to www.12buzz.com this year and will certainly impact on the growing China travel market.
Buzz's Online marketing has already replaced Google as Thailand's premier online ad supplier and now has its eyes firmly set on China. Buzz will release the service in China not only on 12buzz.com but also on www.yourtravelagents.com and www.airtravelltd.com.
Buzz Technologies, Inc. is a convergent media company with operations ranging from infrastructure development to online retail.
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