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Share Purchase Agreement - AsiaInfo Holdings Inc. and Bonson Information Technology Holdings Ltd.

                               Letter Agreement

AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc.
4/th/ Floor, Zhongdian Information Tower
6 Zhongguanan South Street
Haidian District
Beijing 100086, China

February 5, 2002

Ladies and Gentlemen:

         Reference is made to the Share Purchase Agreement dated as of January
20, 2002, by and among AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc. ("AsiaInfo"), Bonson Information
Technology Holdings Limited ("Bonson") and the Sellers (as defined therein) (the
"Share Purchase Agreement"). Capitalized terms used but not defined herein have
the respective meanings ascribed thereto in the Share Purchase Agreement.

         Smartaction Technology Limited, Global Beyond International Limited and
Action Consultants Limited (the "Record Share Option Holders"), as the record
holders of the 8,000,000 Bonson share options (the "Share Options") originally
granted to Li Jian (4,500,000), Gang Wang (1,500,000), Jih Tsae Jiunn (500,000)
and Earl Yen (1,500,000) (the "Beneficial Share Option Holders") under Bonson's
2000 Stock Incentive Plan, have elected not to use the Cashless Exercise
mechanism to exercise the Share Options, but instead have decided to exercise
the Share Options in full by taking out loans for the exercise prices from
Bonson. The Record Share Option Holders and the Beneficial Share Option Holders
agree to sell all additional Shares thus acquired to AsiaInfo in accordance with
all of the terms and conditions of the Share Purchase Agreement.

         Bonson has agreed to loan the Beneficial Share Option Holders the
following amounts to exercise the 8,000,000 Share Options in full (the "Exercise
Loan Amounts"):

                  Li Jian          : US$448,357.50

                  Gang Wang        : US$149,452.50

                  Jih Tsae Jiunn   : US$49,817.50

                  Earl Yen         : US$149,452.50

         The Beneficial Share Option Holders, Bonson and AsiaInfo agree that
AsiaInfo is entitled to deduct the Exercise Loan Amounts from the AsiaInfo
Shares and cash consideration (in proportionate amounts) that the Beneficial
Option Holders are entitled to receive as their Adjusted Performance
Consideration under the Share Purchase Agreement.

         This Letter Agreement is intended to supplement or otherwise amend the
Share Purchase Agreement as to the subject matter contained herein. This Letter
Agreement is further intended to amend 


the Share Option Exercise Notices executed by each of the Record Share Option
Holders. Each party to this Letter Agreement hereby certifies and declares that
its signature hereto has been duly authorized.

Very truly yours,

/s/ Jian Li                                /s/ Jian Li
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Bonson Information Technology              Smartaction Technology Limited
Holdings Limited                      
/s/ Gang Wang                              /s/ Earl Yen
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Global Beyond International Limited        Action Consultants Limited
/s/ Jian Li                                /s/ Gang Wang
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Li Jian                                    Gang Wang
/s/ Jih Tsae Jiunn                         /s/ Earl Yen
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Jih Tsae Jiunn                             Earl Yen
/s/ Shu Wang                               /s/ Lu Zhujie
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Exceptional Developments Limited           Lu Zhijie
/s/ Huang Guoqiang                         /s/ Jin Xisheng
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Huang Guoqiang                             Jin Xisheng

Acknowledged by and on behalf of AsiaInfo 
Holdings, Inc.

/s/ Ning Tang
Name: Ning Tang


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