Linktone Ltd. (Nasdaq: LTON or the "Company"), one of the leading providers of wireless interactive entertainment services to consumers in China, today announced that the audit committee of its Board of Directors has appointed the accounting firm of Ernst & Young Hua Ming ("E&Y"), to serve as the Company's independent registered public accountants with immediate effect. E&Y replaces Grant Thornton following the termination of client/auditor relationship between the Company and Grant Thornton. Neither the Company nor its Board of Directors is aware of any disagreements with Grant Thornton on any matter of accounting principles or practices, financial statements disclosure, or auditing scope or procedure in connection with its audit and audit-related services provided prior to such termination.
About Linktone Ltd.
Linktone Ltd. is one of the leading providers of wireless interactive entertainment services to consumers in China. Linktone provides a diverse portfolio of services to wireless consumers and corporate customers, with a particular focus on media, entertainment and communications. These services are promoted through the Company's strong distribution network, integrated service platform and multiple marketing sales channels, as well as through the networks of the mobile operators in China. Through in-house development and alliances with international and local branded content partners, the Company develops, aggregates, and distributes innovative and engaging products to maximize the breadth, quality and diversity of its offerings.