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2009-04-06

Color Ring Back Tone -- A Gold Mine in Mobile Market


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RBT

A Proven Gold Mine in Mobile Market

RBT Service Operation Experiences Technical Solution HUAWEI Achievement

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What s RBT (Ring Back Tone) Service?

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Caller hear song/music/melody before callee picking up Communication enrich people s life, RBT enrich people s communication

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RBT was deployed world wide


Europe North America Verizon Wireless T-Mobile US AllTel Sprint Nextel Cingular Wireless Bell Mobility Vodafone Telefornica Orange 3 Sweden T-Mobile 3 UK SFR France TMN TIM Asia China Mobile China Unicom SKT NTT DoCoMo KDDI AIS Telkomsel Global Telecom FarEast Tone Hutchinson Hutch Thailand TATA Reliance Aktel Bangladesh Millicom Laos Mobilink Pakistan ViBo Taiwan AirTel India Telstra Oceania

CIS, M Asia MTS Megafone Vimpelcom

AM/Telcel Mexico Telefonica Moviles Latin America

MTN Nigeria Orange Cameroon Maroc Telecom Mobinil Egypt MTN Swaziland Emtel Mauritius Orange Cote d'Ivoire Africa

Turkcell STC Syriatel MTC Kuwait Wataniya Maldives Mobily Umniah Yemen Tel Middle East

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Threefold Increase - IDC WW RBT Market Forecast


WW RBT Subscribers 2006-2010
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WW RBT Service Revenue 2006-2010


Total Market CAGR 31.5%
Japan - CAGR 18.5% Asia-Pacific - CAGR 23.8% MEA - CAGR 46.1% USD $M

Total Market CAGR 31.3%

800,000 700,000 600,000 500,000 400,000 300,000 200,000 100,000 0

12000 10000 8000 6000


Japan - CAGR 14.2% Asia-Pacific - CAGR 21.8% MEA - CAGR 47.7% Europe - CAGR 46.1%

Europe - CAGR 46.7%

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Latin America - CAGR 93.0%

Latin America - CAGR 95.3% North America - CA GR 47.5%

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North America - CAGR 52.9%

2006

2007

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2009

2010

2006

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2010

Digital Music global revenue reaches $32.2B at 2010 in Gartner!s forecast. And global RBT revenue reaches $10.2B in 2010 in IDC!s forecast. More than 30% DM!S revenue comes from RBT. IDC Forecasts 677 million CRBT Users WW at YE2010 RBT, a gold mine which can bring you immense profit and enhance your brand.

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Entry to Digital Music


My My Music Music Video Video My My Full-track Full-track My My Ring Ring Tone Tone My My RBT RBT
Personal RBT Library

My My RBT RBT
Personal Music Library

RBT Platform

Digital Music Platform

Mobile Phone will be the most popular music player soon.


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Successful RBT story in Asia ! CMCC


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China Mobile (1H 2006):


128.4 million RBT subscribers 46.8% penetration rate

China Mobile RBT Development


RBT Subscribers RBT Revenue RBT Penetration
25.88% 13.3% 46.8%

430 million US$ total RBT revenue in 2005. !New telecom services are crucial to the development of our company. The subscriber"s ARPU are decreasing. All operators throughout the world are trying to maintain and even increase ARPU by deploying new mobile data services. The RBT service we deployed is actually not a huge investment, but contributes 8 RMB (1 USD) to our ARPU.# Mr. Wang Jianzhou, CEO of China Mobile

32%

e l i b o M a in h C n i S M S r e t f a S A rV e l l i k d n 2 RB T i s t h e
9.2% 128.4M 90.1M 430M$ 330M$ 14.6M 16.3M$ 2004 1H 27.2M 106.3M$ 2004 YE 57.92M 172.5M$ 2005 1H 2005 YE 2006 1H

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Successful RBT story in Asia ! TTSL, India


Reliance: The largest CDMA operator and largest PTO in India
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Lucent/Alcatel switch based solution Available for both postpaid and prepaid subscribers 1 M subscribers capacity in the 1st phase and 2M for 2nd phase Launched on 31th May 2006 Activate RBT subscribers reach 1.2M by Dec. 2006

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Successful RBT story in Middle East ! Syria Tel


16000 14000 12000 10000 8000 6000 4000 2000 0
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

Subscriber Increase

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20% penetration in the first 5 months,

Interconnecting with Siemens switch based solution Available for both prepaid and postpaid subscribers Users! Self-Management Access: IVR, WEB
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Successful RBT story in Middle East ! STC, Saudi


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The biggest mobile operator in Saudi Arabia RBT system capacity is 3M Available for both post paid and prepaid subscribers Launched service on 24th Mar. 2007 RBT active subscribers reach 100K with 20 days

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Successful RBT story in Middle Ease ! Umniah, Jordan


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1st operator to launch RBT in Jordan 71K activate subscribers by the end of 2006 Name RBT service as Aghanilak

IN based solution Available for both prepaid and postpaid subscribers Users Self-Management Access: IVR, WEB

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Successful RBT story in Africa ! Emtel, Mauritius

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1st operator to launch the RBT service in Mauritius Penetration rate reached 15% in TWO weeks Interconnecting with Siemens switch based solution Available for both prepaid and postpaid subscribers Users! Self-Management Access: IVR, WEB, SMS
86% users subscribe to the service via SMS
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Successful RBT story in Africa

Orange Cameroon

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The first operator in Cameroon launched RBT Service RBT system capacity is 50000 Launched service on 16th Mar. 2007 RBT active subscribers grows up to 49000 with 4 weeks.

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Successful RBT story in Africa

Madacom, Madagascar

The first operator in Madagascar launched RBT Service

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RBT system capacity is 50000 Launched service in Sep. 2006 RBT active subscribers grows up to 20000 by Dec. 2006.

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CRBT Service Performance Stars

Country
Vietnam Thailand Ghana India Thailand India Colombia Saudi Arabia Pakistan Russia Turkey

Operator

RBT Subs (M)


9.01 6.03 0.9 5.8 1.6 2.45 0.64 3.77 2.2 3.6 3.8

Total Subs (M)


24 28 6.0 52 15 21 5 19 20 43 36

Penetration
37.5% 21.5% 15.0% 10.5% 9.5% 11.7% 12.9% 19.8% 11.1% 8.4% 10.6%

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Proven Gold Mine in Mobile Market

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Challenges of RBT service


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Consumer perception
An altruistic service, self-experience is not good l Non-functional service, dispensable
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Network support
Which technical solution? l How to integrate with other subsystem?
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Wider chasm of RBT product


Penetration 30% Trial& Initial period Growing period 10% Mature period Lifeline Time
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How to maintain RBT platform?


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Quantity

Quality l Type

Service tariff
Tariff structure l How much for each part?
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How to share content revenue with CP/SP

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Open Sesame - Four Golden Keys for RBT

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SIMPLE Experience $ Simple, Interesting Propagandize RBT Concept

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CROSS CHASM Attract Subscriber More subscriber more revenue

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PROFIT Increase RBT ARPU high RBT changing rate, low churn rate

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WIRELESS MUSIC Expand RBT to wireless music, develop related content service

Trial phase

Initial phase

Growing phase

Mature phase

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Four Golden Keys ! manage complexity


" Value chain establishment " CP/SP cultivation " CP/SP management
CP/SP

" Content Acquisition " Customer requirement analysis


Content

" Brand value " Brand Promotion

Brand

Access

" Easy usage " Friendly UI " Multiple access ways

CP/SP
" Collect & analyze customers appeals " Help customers resolve problems
Customer care

Revenue
Tariff

Access
Promotion
Advertising

" Tariff structure " Pricing principle

" User Experience " Discount & Bonus " Events

" Type of media " Content of Ads

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RBT is fashion - AIS advertisement TVC (2004)


Key Message:

It s cool to let anyone calling you hear the song or special message, instead of traditional one. The !MORE" Songs you change, The !MORE" inin-trend you are..

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RBT is common - AIS advertisement TVC (2005)

Key Message
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Waiting is more fun if you use Calling Melody Calling Melody are for everyone.

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Content" From Quantity to Precision

Few high quality is enough

Enrich content for young generation

Enrich content for common customer & dig individual requirements

Prioritize pop music and natural sounds Few quantity Simple to use: Basic content browsing & setting features

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Increase quantity. Focus on Pop music and interesting human voice Content package: music box

Research content requirement: Special RBT for Special You Content push: Based on consumer behavior analysis RBT Workshop to encourage DIY

Trial phase

Initial phase

Growing phase

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Tariff structure of RBT service


Typical RBT tariff structure
Content Fee

RBT revenue breakdown of CMCC

78%

Browsing Fee

18% 4%

Monthly Fee

Monthly Subscription Contents IVR Airtime

Most revenue comes from Monthly fee, while content fee has minimum impact on total revenue l IVR fee for content browsing is considerable

Principle: l Share most content revenue with SP/CP. (CMCC:SP/CP = 15%:85%) l Keep the mainstream (monthly fee & IVR fee) of revenue.
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RBT service brand is helpful


A service brand including a logo and a name.
China Mobile Name & Logo: Color Ring China Mobile named & registered RBT service as !Color Ring" in 2003. This forced the competitor # China Unicom name his RBT service as !Cool Ring". Now !Color Ring" became common name of RBT service, only a few people knew Unicom s !Cool Ring"

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A sound & impressive brand helps leading operator to screen follower An elegant brand helps to materialize this intangible service and improve customers perceive

Service brand promotes operator s brand at the same time

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RBT call flow

MSC based solution

HLR identifies the called party as CRBT subscriber and transfers the CRBT mark (SS_CODE) to MSC

HLR

IRAQ O_MSC routes the call to T_MSC as usual

Call established

Phone picked up
T_MSC

O_MSC

O_MSC initiates another call leg to CRBT platform who will play the CRBT

CRBT heard O_MSC by the caller disconnect with CRBT


CRBT

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RBT Platform Architecture


Switching Network
IP (intelligent peripheral )

RBT Call Control

User Profile

Content File

Service management and operation platform


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Logical Function Diagram


MSC Internet SMSC WAP GW WAP App USSD SERVER USSD App 3rd party NE 3rd Party App Provided by 3rd party IVR App Web App SMS App

Open API based on XML SOAP

IN

Billing

Self-management for end-user


Service management for Corp. administrator

SST TCIP/IP Charging module CDR

Web Interface

Service management for customer care Service and resource management for system administrator content management for content provider SNMP User Profile Content library

Provisioning module Network management for network administrator

Mediation/ CRM

GUI

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RBT system network structure


NMS SP Billing SMSC SCP

SNMP

HTTP

HTTP

FTP

SMPP

Real-time

IRAQ
IP Portal

User Profile

Content library

E1 ISUP WAN

MSC

MSC

MSC

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RBT service features


u u u u u u u u

Multiple end user accesses: WEB/IVR/SMS System/CP/customer care WEB portal Setting RBT based on date/time/week/duration Setting RBT based on caller/caller group Mixture RBT RBT copy RBT content/service present ##
IRAQ

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History of Huawei RBT


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First domestic RBT system launched in China Mobile Shanghai in May, 2003 Five months later, first overseas RBT system launched in AIS, Thailand In less than three years#

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Main Vendors in the market

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Worldwide Application

Russia Ukraine Romania Moldova Mongolia Bulgaria Portugal Uzbekistan Turkey Syria Tajikistan Morocco China Jordan Kuweit Afghanistan Algeria Libia Iran Pakistan Bhutan Mali Bangladesh Saudi Arabia Hong Kong Senegal Sudan Vietnam Benin India Gambia Togo Yemen Laos Philippines Liberia Thailand Ghana Nigeria Cote d'Ivoire Sri Lanka Cambodia CameroonUganda Equatorial Indonesia Guinea Congo Tanzania Madagascar Mauritius

Mexico

Dominica

Colombia Ecuador Peru Brazil Paraguay

Botswana Swaziland

" Huawei RBT is serving for 1/2 top 10 operators and 1/3 top 50 operators. " Huawei has provided RBT platform for more than 200 operators over 70 countries since 2003. " More than 421 million users and the whole capacity exceeds 529 million. " 5 years experience help you achieve success of RBT marketing just in 1 step.
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Key customers for RBT

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Easy Interconnection with Other Vendors


China Mobile China Unicom Mauritius MT Vietnam Vietel Madagascar Orange Guinea SOTELGUI Kampuchea CAMGSM Uganda Telecom Morocco Telecom China CMCC China Telecom Russia Rostelecom Russia MTS Indonesia ExcelCOM Kenya Safaricom Madagascar MADACOM Syria Syriatel

IN

China Mobile China Unicom Bengal TMIB Russia MTS Singapore Singtel Saudi Arabia STC Nigeria Starcomm

China CMCC China Telecom Thailand AIS China Unicom Colombia Movistar Brazil OI British BT Ethiopia ETC

CRBT

ortugal Optimus India TATA

India TTSL Thailand TRUE Philippine sun cellular Madagascar Orange Guinea SOTELGUI Kampuchea CAMGSM China Mobile China Unicom

Syria Syriatel

Thailand AIS China CMCC

SMS

Thailand AIS UAE ETISALAT China Mobile China Unicom Tanzania Mobitel

Indonesia ExcelCOM Kenya Sarfaricom Madagascar MADACOM

Thailand AIS China Mobile Colombia Movistar Chile Movistar

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Rich experience for swap project


Operator China Mobile Beijing China Mobile Chongqin China Mobile Guangxi China Mobile Heilongjiang China Mobile Guangdong China Unicom Guangxi Etisalat, Suadi Turkcell, Turkey Original Vendor Wisepot (HK vendor) ITL (HK vendor) SHT (Chinese vendor) Qinghua (Chinese vendor) NEC Jingpeng (Chinese vendor) Ericsson ECT Swap Date 2003 2003 2004 2005 2006 Q2 2006 Q3 2007 Q1 2007 Q1 New vendor Huawei Huawei Huawei Huawei Huawei Huawei Huawei Huawei Swap Full swap Full swap Full swap Full swap Full swap Full swap Full swap Full swap

All these operators believes RBT will make a fortune for them and they finally found that selecting a right vendor is the key issue to make them going forward!

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Benefits for Operator

Ensures continuous future roadmap evolvement and development Minimize risks with rich implementation experiences Share the business experience of many successful cases around globe

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Roadmap
Normal RBT

CRBT

RBT Evolution
Digital Music

Digital Media

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Thank You
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