Motorola Continues to Support Sichuan Earthquake Disaster Relief
Total donation reaches RMB 15 million
BEIJING, China - May, 2008 – Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced additional donations in response to the alarming severity of the disaster which struck China’s Sichuan province just over a week ago, bringing the total cumulative amount to RMB15 million in cash donations, mobile networking equipment, mobile handsets and two way radios plus related onsite technical services for earthquake relief in Sichuan Province. Motorola employees in China and around the world are participating in the disaster relief effort by donating cash, matched by Motorola funds amounting to over RMB 4M. With over 10,000 employees in China and a presence in the country for over 20 years, Motorola is deeply saddened by this tragedy.
Since the deadly earthquake on May 12th, Motorola has worked with government organizations in Sichuan Province and major mobile operators to bring communications services to this grief stricken area. With its advanced technologies in emergency relief communications and telecom network systems, Motorola has provided emergency communications services in support of the earthquake relief work. The equipment donated by Motorola has reached related organizations and operators in Sichuan and is playing a key role in the relief efforts. Motorola will continue to work closely with employees, customers and partners to provide communications for areas hit by the earthquake.
Since entering China in 1987, Motorola has been committed to being a good corporate citizen in China. Its contribution and donations include Project Hope, flood relief in 1998, SARS and environmental protection, all of which are well recognized by the Chinese society.
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