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  1. Junk faxes set phone ringing through night

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not show senders' phone numbers. PCCW Corporate Communications Broadband provider offers useless advice I am a subscriber to the broadband online service of Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN). I called the hotline on February 1 several times to complain to HKBN staff about my inability to access online services. However, none of HKBN's technical staff I spoke to could give me ...

  2. HKBN aims to increase hot spots by a third

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) aims to aggressively invest in expanding its Wi-fi coverage, services portfolio and marketing efforts, following its HK$5.1 billion acquisition by the Asian unit of British buyout firm CVC Capital Partners. 'We have a very solid five-year business plan,' William Yeung, the chief executive of HKBN ...

  3. HKBN unveils faster broadband service

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... we're not using price to compete, we're using bandwidth,' said HKBN chairman Ricky Wong. Mr Wong said the company was trying to reposition its brand to provide services with a higher premium- 'a Ferrari at Honda prices'. HKBN will charge customers $268 per month for the 100Mbps service, more than two and half times the $98 it currently charges for the 10Mbps service. ...

  4. HKBN faces hard sell for its 'Ferrari' broadband service

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... service seem pedestrian, but a high-performance track is a much harder sell than a high-performance sports car. This week, HKBN demonstrated to busloads of analysts and the media at a 600 sq ft ... offering of video, voice and broadband internet. Yet with only 35,000 subscribers, a key element is missing: pay TV. HKBN contends it is just playing to its strength- technology- which justifies ...

  5. PCCW-Sunday package fails to impress rivals

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... so. They believe it would create little additional value for customers because consumers liked to shop around, company sources said. Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) praised the bundling but said operators had to get the package right, noting its own failed efforts to offer fixed-line and international direct dial bundling. What worked instead, said HKBN chairman Ricky Wong ...

  6. CVC to buy City Telecom assets

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Broadband Network (HKBN), operations in Canada, and customer support and call centre services in Guangzhou. HKBN is Hong Kong's second-largest broadband operator. It owns and operates ... Kong. 'We look forward to supporting HKBN's management and employees in providing high-speed and high-reliability broadband and telecoms services to its customers,' said CVC ...

  7. Earful

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... Georgina Lee Listening in on the telecoms industry In a recent forum on fixed mobile convergence, CSL director of business development Tony Seeto and Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN ... otherwise operators of BWA- being able to compete with 3G technology- would have an unfair advantage over 3G operators. For fixed-line operators such as HKBN, spending as much money on BWA spectrum ...

  8. Earful

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... Network (HKBN) said it would offer PCCW broadband customers a six-month free trial, with download speeds guaranteed at 80 megabits per second. PCCW's Netvigator delivers just 6Mbps. PCCW countered with a three-month trial for Netvigator, although the offer is limited to just one housing district where HKBN operates. It will also throw in its NOW television service, along with five ...

  9. Earful

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... the operator did not resort to such tactics.? Meanwhile, PCCW is working hard to tell everyone it can match the marketing strategies of its rivals. Last week, Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) said ... with a three-month trial for Netvigator, although the offer is limited to just one housing district where HKBN operates. It will also throw in its NOW television service, along with five free channels. ...

  10. Phone companies fined over adverts

    Posted Jul 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Wharf T&T and HKBN pay $120,000 for misleading claims over cost of plans Two of Hong Kong's major phone companies have been fined a total of $120,000 for putting out ... a quarter of PCCW's, in an advertising campaign that appeared to cheekily imply PCCW's market share was 'shrinking'. Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), meanwhile, was fined ...




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