SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Internet Cafe Holdings Group, Inc. ("CICC" or the "Company") (OTCQB: CICC), one of the largest owners and chain operators of internet cafes in China, announced the grand opening of three new internet cafes, bringing the total number of operating locations to 62 from 59 in Shenzhen.
The three new locations were opened throughout Shenzhen in June and July 2012 for a total capital investment of $1.58 million with a combined capacity of over 755 computers. Selection for the new cafes were identified by the Company's dedicated team which sources prime locations within walking distance to factories, and within highly populated and dense geographies such as universities, industrial zones and business centers. Management expects to initially have approximately 9750 registered users across the new locations in the first month of operation, with average revenue per computer of $0.45/hour. After the first month, China Internet Cafe estimates the total client base for the four new cafes will grow to reach 2.67 million users.
"We are excited to have reached our 62nd cafe opening, and expect these three additional cafes to generate approximately $1.66 million during the next twelve months," said Mr. Dishan Guo, Chief Executive Officer of China Internet Cafe. "Although the pace has been rapid, each cafe is carefully selected in areas with dense concentrations of our targeted customer base to maximize its revenue contribution. These customers include students and local workers who value our premium high speed Internet performance and reliability, and wide variety of high-end games and entertainment. Going forward we will continue to evaluate additional new locations to execute our growth plans."
About China Internet Cafe Holdings Group, Inc.
Since opening its first internet cafe in 2006 under the name Shenzhen Junlong Culture Communication Co. Ltd., China Internet Cafe Holdings Group, Inc. has expanded quickly to 62 cafes in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China. The Company provides high quality, affordable internet services to consumers who purchase reloadable cards. Customers can access a range of online services, including email, web surfing, watching movies, online gaming, voice over IP, and social media in a comfortable, friendly and safe environment. CICC offers a variety of internet connectivity stations with varying speeds, monitor sizes and seating arrangements.
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China Internet Cafe Holdings Group, Inc.
Mr. Dishan Guo
Chief Executive Officer
Email: [email protected]
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