ChinaCache Signs Contract With SmarTone

ChinaCache Signs Contract With SmarTone

Company to Provide CDN and Other Services to Leading Hong Kong
Telecommunications Carrier

BEIJING, Oct. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ChinaCache International Holdings
Ltd. ("ChinaCache" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CCIH), the leading total
solutions provider of Internet content and application delivery services in
China, today announced that it has signed a contract with SmarTone
Telecommunications Holdings Limited ("SmarTone") (HKSE:0315), a leading
provider of 3G and 4G wireless communications services with operating
subsidiaries in Hong Kong and Macau.

Under the agreement, ChinaCache will provide content and application delivery
solutions including its Content Pull-in Services ("CPIS") to SmarTone to
improve the accessibility of Mainland China-originated content for SmarTone's
end users, reduce cross-border data transmission costs and enhance overall
end-user experience.

By using CPIS, ChinaCache is able to pull Internet contents hosted in Mainland
China and cache in its servers in Hong Kong for SmarTone's customers. This
localization of content allows SmarTone's customers to enjoy seamless access
to popular Mainland China content anytime and anywhere on their high-speed
data network. CPIS is one of the network solutions developed by ChinaCache
specifically for telecommunication carriers to improve their end-user
experience. Since its launch, CPIS has been implemented by a variety of
domestic and international carriers.

"SmarTone is known for its excellent service quality and we are proud to help
them further improve user experience with our industry-leading solutions. We
are excited about this international cooperation opportunities," commented Mr.
Song Wang, Founder, Chairman and CEO of ChinaCache. "The demand for Mainland
China-originated Internet content is growing rapidly in Hong Kong and other
parts of Asia.ChinaCache will continue to work with carriers throughout the
region to allow their subscribers access to this content quickly and securely
through the use of our cost-effective, easy to implement technology solution."

SmarTone provides voice, multimedia and broadband services through its
territory-wide 4G and 3G HSPA+ wireless networks. SmarTone has been listed in
Hong Kong since 1996. It is a subsidiary of Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited
(HKSE:0016).

About ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd.

ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq:CCIH) is the leading total
solutions provider of Internet content and application delivery services in
China. As a carrier-neutral service provider, ChinaCache's network in China is
interconnected with networks operated by all telecom carriers, major
non-carriers and local Internet service providers. With more than a decade of
experience in developing solutions tailored to China's complex Internet
infrastructure, ChinaCache is a partner of choice for businesses, government
agencies and other enterprises to enhance the reliability and scalability of
online services and applications and improve end-user experience. For more
information on ChinaCache, please visit en.chinacache.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These statements are
made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be
identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future,"
"intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements. ChinaCache
may also make written or oral forward-looking statements in its reports filed
or furnished to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, in its annual
reports to shareholders, in press releases and other written materials and in
oral statements made by its officers, directors or employees to third parties.
Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about
ChinaCache's beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. A number
of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those
contained in any forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the
following: the Company's goals and strategies, expansion plans, the expected
growth of the content and application delivery services market, the Company's
expectations regarding keeping and strengthening our relationships with its
customers, and the general economic and business conditions in the regions
where the Company provides its solutions and services. Further information
regarding these and other risks is included in the Company's filings with the
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. All information provided in this
press release is as of the date of this press release, and ChinaCache
undertakes no duty to update such information, except as required under
applicable law.

CONTACT: For investor and media inquiries please contact:
        
         Ms. Yujie Li
         Investor Relations
         ChinaCache International Holdings
         Tel: +86 (10) 6408 5305
         Email: ir@chinacache.com
        
         Mr. Lee Roth
         The Piacente Group | Investor Relations
         Tel: +1 212-481 2050
         Email: chinacache@tpg-ir.com
 
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