Latest Telecoms News about Hong Kong

Hong Kong Mobile Network Mergers Gain Conditional Approval

  Hong Kong Telecom's planned purchase of rival mobile network operator, CSL has been granted conditional approval by the Hong Kong Communications Authority (CA)....

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Hong Kong's Three Offers Mobile VPN Service

  Hong Kong based mobile network, Three has announced the launch of a Mobile Virtual Private Network (VPN) that supports both 3G and 4G LTE services....

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Motorola Takes Action to Seize Assets in $5.26 Billion Lawsuit

  Motorola has taken a long-running lawsuit against the former owners of a Turkish mobile network to the courts in Hong Kong seeking the seizure of their assets....

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Hong Kong's Three to Test Split Billing for BYOD Users

  Hong Kong based mobile network operator, Three is to offer a split billing service that can separate personal from business usage, when made using Samsung smartphones....

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Hong Kong's CSL Offers 300Mbps Download Speeds over LTE-A Network

  Hong Kong's CSL says that it has launched an LTE-A upgrade offering theoretical peak download speeds of up to 300Mbps....

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Consultancy Says Hong Kong Networks Can Cope with Loss of 3G Spectrum

  A New Zealand consultancy says that operator mitigation strategies more than made up for the loss in throughput experienced by any reduction in 3G spectrum due to the proposed re-assignment of the 1.9-2.2GHz band in Hong Kong....

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Hong Kong's PCCW Sues Regulator over 3G Spectrum Claw-Back Plans

  Hong Kong's largest mobile network operator, PCCW is suing the telecoms regulator to block a plan that will see a third of the country's 3G spectrum clawed back and resold....

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Consolidation in Hong Kong as HTK Buys Rival Network, CSL

  Australia's Telstra has announced that it is selling its Hong Kong based mobile network subsidiary, CSL for US$2.43 billion to its local rival network, HK Telecom (HTK)....

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Hong Kong Mobile Network to Launch NFC Based Mobile Payments

  Hong Kong based HKT has announced a partnership with HSBC to develop NFC-based credit card mobile payment services. The service is expected to be launched in early 2014....

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Hong Kong Regulator Responds to Concerns about 3G Spectrum Plans

  Hong Kong's telecoms regulator has responded to the ongoing controversy over its plans to claw back some of the 3G radio spectrum and resell it -- dismissing claims that the mobile networks quality of service will diminish as a result....

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