NetEase.com to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Financial Results on February 25, 2009
(<?xml:namespace prefix="st1" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"?>Beijing – February 13, 2009) – NetEase.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTES) announced today that it will report its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 on Wednesday, February 25, 2009, after the close of the U.S. markets. <?xml:namespace prefix="o" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"?>
The earnings announcement will take place at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 (Beijing/Hong Kong Time: 9:00 a.m., Thursday, February 26, 2009). Chief Executive Officer William Ding and Acting Chief Financial Officer Onward Choi will be on the call to discuss the quarterly and full year results and answer questions.
Interested parties may participate in the conference call by dialing 800-218-0713 (international: 303-262-2053), 10-15 minutes prior to the initiation of the call. A replay of the call will be available by dialing 800-405-2236 (international 303-590-3000), and entering passcode 11124984#. The replay will be available through 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 11, 2009.
This call is being webcast live and archived, and will be available for 12 months on NetEase's corporate web site at http://corp.netease.com, Investor Info: Earnings Call.
NetEase.com, Inc. is a leading China-based Internet technology company that pioneered the development of applications, services and other technologies for the Internet in China. NetEase’s online communities and personalized premium services have established a large and stable user base for the NetEase websites which are operated by its affiliates. In particular, NetEase provides online game services to Internet users through the licensing or in-house development of massively multi-player online role-playing games, including Fantasy Westward Journey, Westward Journey Online II, Westward Journey Online III, Tianxia II and Datang.
NetEase also offers online advertising on its websites which enables advertisers to reach its substantial user base. In addition, NetEase has paid listings on its search engine and web directory and classified ads services, as well as an online mall, which provides opportunities for e-commerce and traditional businesses to establish their own storefront on the Internet. NetEase also offers wireless value-added services such as news and information content, matchmaking services, music and photos from the Web which are sent over SMS, MMS, WAP, IVR and Color Ring-back Tone technologies.
Other community services which the NetEase websites offer include instant messaging, online personal ads, matchmaking, alumni clubs, personal home pages and community forums. NetEase is also the largest provider of free e-mail services in China. Furthermore, the NetEase websites provide various channels of content. NetEase aggregates news content on world events, sports, science and technology, and financial markets, as well as entertainment content such as cartoons, games, astrology and jokes, from over one hundred international and domestic content providers.
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