News Release (May 18, 2006)

China Central Television brings San Jose Mayor to TKO


SAN JOSE (May 18, 2006) - Turn-Key Operations, Inc. (TKO), a video communications solutions provider serving commercial, government, educational and international enterprises, today hosted the Mayor of San Jose, California, the Honorable Ron Gonzales, as he addressed the China Central Television Network in a meeting broadcast from TKO's San Jose video conferencing studios.

China Central Television arranged a televised business roundtable in which Mayor Gonzales was a featured participant (through a video conference) along with Chinese mayors that were present in person. A well-known local Chinese television news anchor acted as a moderator and challenged Mayor Gonzales to describe the role of government in the success of a region such as Silicon Valley. Mayor Gonzales used the medium of video conferencing skillfully to define two roles of government. He noted that the first role of government is as a nurturing parent to small business, guiding them along their way as they grow. Then, he described a second government role, which is that of a partner once a business has established itself.

"The Mayor's message connected with the news anchor and panelists on the video conference and then it went incredibly far beyond the immediate audience" observed John Roensch, TKO's president and CEO. He found a way to connect with millions of Chinese television viewers from San Jose, California, by animating his message on the video conference. The Mayor used video conferencing perfectly and his message got through to millions of Chinese that do not speak English because he used both animated movement and expressions to reach the viewers."

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TKO is an industry leader in providing reliable, high-quality video communications solutions for business, government, education and international enterprises. Services include video conferencing software and equipment (Tandberg, Codian, Polycom, Sony, Initia AccessSwitch), video and audio streaming, satellite broadcasting and event management. Founded in 1995, TKO is based in San Jose, California, with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., San Diego, Singapore and Ireland.

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