China Information Technology Inc. Announces 40% YoY Increase it Its Newly Signed Contracts in the Third Quarter of 2010

Oct 14, 2010, 07:00 ET from China Information Technology, Inc.

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Information Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNIT), a leading total solutions provider of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), digital public security and hospital information systems in China, today announced that its newly signed contracts in the third quarter of 2010, valued at $42 million, resulted in a record high for the Company and represents an increase of 40% compared to the 2009 third quarter. Management expects that the majority of these contracts will be recognized as revenue in 2010.

The Company won contracts from clients in 25 provinces and provincial cities throughout China. Some important contracts secured in the third quarter included:

    -- $15 million for a security system for the 2011 Summer Universiade
    -- $1.3 million for a Digital City Project for the Haikou City Planning
       Bureau, Hainan Province;
    -- $1.3 million for a Police-use GIS for the Tianjin City Public Security
    -- $0.97 million for a First Responder Coordination System for the Haikou
       City Firefighting Bureau, Hainan Province;
    -- $0.58 million for a Hospital Information System for the Zhanjiang
       Maternal and Child Health Hospital; and
    -- $0.50 million for a Hospital Information System for the Dongguan
       People's Hospital.

Mr. Jiang Huai Lin, Chairman and CEO of the Company, commented, "We are pleased with the continued growth of our performance alongside our portfolio of high-tech products and solutions. We believe that this quarter's new contracts further demonstrate our commitment to expanding our market share in China's high-growth GIS and HIS space. We expect to continue this trend through our extensive product offerings and superior brand name."

About China Information Technology, Inc.

China Information Technology, Inc., through its subsidiaries and other consolidated entities, specializes in Geographic Information System ("GIS"), digital public security and hospital information systems, with the goal of being the largest GIS software provider in China. Headquartered in Shenzhen, China, the Company's total solutions include specialized software, hardware, systems integration, and related services organized into three business segments - Geographic Information Systems ("GIS"), Digital Information Security Technology ("DIST"), and Digital Hospital Information Systems ("DHIS"). To learn more about the Company, please visit its corporate website at .

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    For further information, please contact:

    China Information Technology, Inc.
     Iris Yan
     Phone: +86-755-8370-4767

     Kathy Li Tel: +1-480-614-3036

     Teal Willingham
     Phone: +86-10-5971-2001

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