AsiaInfo-Linkage Signs Deal with Mfone in Cambodia

August 25, 2010

BEIJING and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ –
AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASIA) (“AsiaInfo-Linkage” or the “Company”), a
leading provider of telecom software solutions and IT security products and
services in China, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with
Mfone Co., Ltd. (“Mfone”), a leading provider of fixed and mobile
telecommunications services in Cambodia, to develop a Business Intelligence
(“BI”) system for the operator.

AsiaInfo-Linkage’s President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Zhang,
commented, “This agreement is of great significance as it marks our first win
and entry into the Southeast Asian telecommunications market. This system will
enhance Mfone’s decision-making capabilities and decrease its operating costs,
thus making the company more profitable over the long-term. We are excited
about the momentum gained with this project in Southeast Asia and we will
continue to pursue opportunities in the region.”

The BI system is being built in response to increased competition in the
Cambodian telecommunications market. It is being designed primarily to enhance
business analysis capability and optimize enterprise operation and management.
Pursuant to the agreement, AsiaInfo-Linkage will provide a “full turnkey
solution,” including engineering and design, procuring and supplying products,
and installation, commissioning, training and on-site support.

About AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc.

AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASIA) is a leading provider of
high-quality software solutions and IT products and services in China’s
telecommunications industry. Following the merger between AsiaInfo and Linkage
on July 1, 2010, AsiaInfo-Linkage leverages both AsiaInfo’s and Linkage’s
leading market positions and complementary customer bases to provide a robust,
comprehensive service offering primarily to China’s telecom operators.
AsiaInfo-Linkage’s world-class R&D capabilities and extensive base of highly
skilled engineers provide best-of-class solutions to help customers
differentiate themselves from their competitors.

For more information about AsiaInfo-Linkage, please visit
http://www.asiainfo-linkage.com .

About Mfone Co., Ltd

Founded in 1993, Mfone is a subsidiary of Thaicom Public Company Limited
and provides fixed-line and mobile phone services. Mfone’s advanced technology
includes GSM 2100/900/1800 and CDMA networks as well as Internet access
services. Mfone’s network covers nearly all of Cambodia’s major towns and
cities as well as a number of tourist attractions and significant
Cambodia-Thailand and Cambodia-Vietnam cross-border trade routes.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The information contained in this document is as of August 25, 2010.
AsiaInfo-Linkage assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking
statements contained in this document as a result of new information or future
events or developments.

This document contains forward-looking information about
AsiaInfo-Linkage’s operating results and business prospects that involve
substantial risks and uncertainties. You can identify these statements by the
fact that they use words such as “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,”
“project,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” and other words and terms of similar
meaning in connection with any discussion of future operating or financial
performance. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially are the following: government telecommunications infrastructure and
budgetary policy in China; our ability to maintain our concentrated customer
base; our ability to successfully integrate the business of Linkage into ours;
the long and variable billing cycles for our products and services that can
cause our revenues and operating results to vary significantly from period to
period; our ability to meet our working capital requirements; our ability to
retain our executive officers; our ability to attract and retain skilled
personnel; potential liabilities we are exposed to because we extend
warranties to our customers; risks associated with cost overruns and delays;
our ability to develop or acquire new products or enhancements to our software
products that are marketable on a timely and cost-effective basis; our ability
to adequately protect our proprietary rights; the competitive nature of the
markets we operate in; and political and economic policies of the Chinese
government. A further list and description of these risks, uncertainties, and
other matters can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal
year ended December 31, 2009, and in our reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K filed
with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and available at
http://www.sec.gov .

For more information about AsiaInfo-Linkage, please visit
http://www.asiainfo-linkage.com .

    For investor and media inquiries, please contact:

    In China:
     Mr. Jimmy Xia
     AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc.
     Tel:   +86-10-8216-6039
     Email: ir@asiainfo-linkage.com

     Mr. Justin Knapp
     Ogilvy Financial, Beijing
     Tel:   +86-10-8520-6556
     Email: asia@ogilvy.com

    In the United States:
     Ms. Jessica Barist Cohen
     Ogilvy Financial, New York
     Tel:   +1-646-460-9989
     Email: asia@ogilvy.com

SOURCE AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc.

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