New Media Elevator Terminals in Guangdong Province

SHENZHEN, China, January 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — China Information Technology, Inc. (the "Company" or "CNIT") (Nasdaq GS: CNIT), a leading provider of integrated cloud-based platform, exchange, and big data solutions to the Chinese new media industry, today announced that the Company was selected by a leading advertising agency to install 20,000 cloud-based new media elevator terminals in Guangdong province. Depending on specific terminals, revenues from these installations will be recognized through one-time terminal sales and recurring monthly platform service fees as well as through recurring monthly fees that include terminal rental and platform service fees. The terminals are expected to be installed by the end of 2017.

Mr. Guangyuan Zong, Chief Marketing Officer of CNIT, stated, "We are pleased to bring our advanced new media elevator terminals to major cities of Guangdong province. Winning this contract demonstrates that our new media elevator terminals and online platform continue to gain traction among customers. We look forward to further expanding our market share in 2015."

The Company’s new media elevator terminals show advertisements and public information on 21.5-inch wall-mounted displays with high-definition digital output. The multi-functional system enables advertising agencies to remotely manage all of their content. Through the CNIT Cloud-App-Terminal elevator platform, the same terminals also enhance elevator safety via the transmission of technical data on elevator operation to property management, elevator safety supervision and maintenance bureaus on a real-time basis.

The CNIT new media elevator terminals will be installed in the following major cities: Foshan, Zhongshan, Dongguan, Yunfu, Zhaoqing, Zhuhai and Jiangmen, which together constitute a key part of the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone with a total population of 30 million.

About China Information Technology, Inc.

China Information Technology, Inc. (CNIT) is on a mission to make advertising accessible and affordable for businesses of all sizes. CNIT is a leading provider of integrated cloud-based platform, exchange, and big data solutions to the Chinese new media industry. Its Internet ecosystem enables all participants of the new media community to efficiently promote brands, disseminate knowledge, and exchange resources. Through continuous innovation, CNIT is leveraging its proprietary Cloud-Application-Terminal technology to level the competitive landscape in the new media industry and deliver value for its shareholders, employees, customers, and the community. To learn more, please visit www.chinacnit.com.

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For further information, please contact:

China Information Technology, Inc.
Tiffany Pan
Tel: +86 755 8370 4767
Email: ir@chinacnit.com
www.chinacnit.com

Grayling
Shiwei Yin
Investor Relations
Tel: +1.646.284.9474
Email: cnit@grayling.com

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