SOURCE: Orbit E-Commerce Inc.

January 16, 2007 10:42 ET

Orbit E-Commerce Appoints Deacons

Hong Kong Law Firm to Advise on Strategic Alliances

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 16, 2007 -- Orbit E-Commerce Inc. ("OECI") (OTCBB: OECI) and its major shareholder, PureNet.Tv Canada Inc. ("PureNet") ("Orbit" or the "Company"), announces that they have retained Deacons to act as legal counsel on behalf of the companies to assist completing due diligence on partnering and deploying its IPTV business and IP technologies in China.

Douglas C. Lloyd, President and CEO, stated, "We are delighted to have appointed such a well respected and recognized law firm as Deacons which will become one of our critical advisors in assisting in completing the companies' business opportunities and look forward to completing our negotiations which the companies have been working on in China over the past few months. The appointment will aid OECI/PureNet to complete their business plans in the required time frame allowing the companies to execute IPTV business in the largest market in the world."

Deacons is one of the most prominent and experienced law firms in Hong Kong. Its history dates back to the 1850s, when its founders were among the first to practice there. The firm has a strong record involving China business, including providing advice on joint ventures, investment regulations, intellectual property, finance, technology and communications

Deacons are experts in Banking, Finance, Communications & Technology, Company Formation & Corporate Services, Corporate Finance & Capital Markets, Entertainment & Media, Financial Services, Intellectual Property, M&A and Commercial, Private Equity & Venture Capital and other areas.

About OECI

Orbit E-Commerce Inc. was established in 2000 for the purpose of capitalizing on management's vision and expertise in the field of Internet Protocol (IP)-based communications systems, products, and services. OECI and PureNet are dedicated to extending their communications vision and expertise into the market for IPTV video/internet services, which is poised to experience rapid growth. For more information about OECI, see the Company's web site:

About PureNet.Tv Canada Inc.

A private company incorporated in the Province of Ontario, Canada, PureNet is a privately funded company which was formed to research and develop highly competitive IPTV technology and services and establish relationships with video content providers and equipment suppliers. For more information about PureNet.TV please visit the company's web site at www.PureNet.TV

About Deacons

Deacons is a leading business law firm with a network of affiliated firms comprising over 900 legal professionals across the region. They provide an extensive range of legal and commercial services to local and international corporations with business interests throughout Asia. With over 150 years of experience in providing legal services, their clients are assured of the integrity and stability of one of the region's oldest and most respected law firms.

Beyond Hong Kong and the People's Republic of China, Deacons has established offices or affiliates in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand, ensuring we are conveniently located to provide market-sensitive legal advice.

Their principal service areas include Banking & Finance, China Trade & Investment, Communications & Technology, Company Formation & Corporate Services, Construction & Arbitration, Corporate Finance & Capital Markets, Entertainment & Media, Financial Services, Human Resources & Pensions, Insolvency & Restructuring, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Japan Services, Litigation, M&A and Commercial, Private Equity & Venture Capital and Property.


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