SHENZHEN, China, November 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — China Information Technology, Inc. (the "Company") (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 300 units of its cloud-based new media terminals have been installed inside elevators at premium residential buildings in Shenzhen. These installations were conducted under a contract with a leading advertising agency for elevator terminal rentals and related platform services. The new media terminals are installed on elevators inside the Longgang and Baoan premium residential area, which have a combined population of over 120,000 residents.

Mr. Jianghuai Lin, Chairman and CEO of CNIT stated, "This initial contract in the elevator segment demonstrates the versatility of our new media platform and our successful penetration into another new vertical. In addition to advertising and disclosure of general public information, our cloud-based new media elevator terminals incorporate functionality for safety monitoring and operating supervision. Leveraging on our strong technological capability and deep understanding of customer needs, we have created a comprehensive communications and safety solution for the elevator sector. We are proud to launch this robust platform in our home market of Shenzhen and look forward to extending this innovation to many other markets nationwide."

Through the CNIT Cloud-App-Terminal elevator platform, CNIT’s new media terminals display both advertising and public information on 40-inch vertical displays with high-definition digital output. The multi-functional system enables advertising agencies to remotely manage all of its content, while the same terminals receive and transmit technical data to property management, elevator safety supervision and maintenance bureaus on a real-time basis.

About China Information Technology, Inc.

China Information Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: 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 http://www.chinacnit.com.

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