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  1. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    PCCW starts legal battle to block auction of 3G mobile phone spectrum

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:46am by Austin Chiu

    ... PCCW in legal battle to block 3G auction PCCW has launched a legal fight to overturn a controversial government decision to shake up the telecommunications sector by claiming back a third ... Kong but rents spectrum, or the bandwidth needed to provide mobile services, from other operators. It has expressed interest in bidding for a licence. PCCW- owned by Richard Li Tzar-kai, ...

  2. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    PCCW's legal challenge may be tactic to help CSL acquisition, say industry sources

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com PCCW challenge 'may be CSL tactic' PCCW's legal action against the government's 3G spectrum clawback plan could be a tactic designed ... and the biggest holder of the bandwidth needed to provide mobile services. Post-CSL merger, HKT would also control 49 per cent of the frequency band primed for use in advanced 4G mobile phone services ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Legal expert calls for update to city's space laws

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Growing use of commercial satellites exposes grey areas in copyright and accident liabilities Legal expert calls for update to city's space laws Hong Kong needs to update its 23-year-old outer space law to keep pace with the growing use of commercial satellites both in the city and overseas, a legal expert says. Dr Zhao Yun, the city's top ...

  4. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    HKT-CSL merger sets stage for mobile spectrum auction in fourth quarter

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:38am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... wireless services provider with 3.9 million subscribers as of June last year. Prominent among the handful of conditions listed by the industry regulator were for HKT and CSL to divest a combined ... according to the authority. It said the merged group would control 39 per cent of the 537MHz of 2G, 3G and 4G spectrum- the radio frequency bands over which wireless network services are provided- ...

  5. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    HKT sees more debate ahead for government's 3G spectrum plan

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... thing. "Whatever the government decides, it's going to affect [the consumer] in terms of quality of service and in pricing." HKT, SmarTone Telecommunications, CSL and Hutchison ... the auction in October next year. Asked on possible legal action by the four operators, Arena said: "We may act individually, or we may act as an industry, based on what the government decides. ...

  6. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    PCCW shareholders approve CSL deal as firm considers ending 3G challenge

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 01:15am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com PCCW rejects talk over 3G court challenge PCCW chairman Richard Li Tzar-kai has denied speculation that his company's legal challenge ... in-building penetration for 4G mobile services. ...

  7. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Government's 3G spectrum plan will add up to HK$30 to bills says operator

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... telecommunications services, according to HKT, the largest telecommunications network operator in Hong Kong. Alex Arena, the group managing director of HKT, which is owned by PCCW, said: "They [the ... can't provide telecoms services without spectrum," Arena said. He said the government should not pretend that what it is doing is for the consumers' benefit. HKT calculated that each ...

  8. Business - China Business - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    New VAT may drive China's mobile operators to cut costs

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 10:01am by Sophie Yu

    ... smartphone usage, analysts say. Beijing would use the tax to replace the existing business tax in several service industries, including the telecommunications sector, Premier Li Keqiang reiterated ... the new tax would allow carriers to deduct some of their costs, provided that there were proper receipts. Many small players had been able to "legally avoid taxes" owing ...

  9. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    3G spectrum battle set to start for network operators

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... will consider every feasible option, including taking joint legal action, to renew our 3G spectrum licences." Hutchison Telecom, CSL, SmarTone Telecommunications and PCCW's HKT have urged ... disruption and higher costs of mobile telecommunications services under the government's plan. Wong criticised the plan's hastily arranged technical feasibility study, which the government ...

  10. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Hong Kong telecoms giant mulls response to government's spectrum shake-up

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 04:17am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... consultant have put forward," group managing director Alex Arena told the South China Morning Post. Asked about the prospects of a legal challenge being filed against the spectrum reassignment, ... the industry's position that the government's "hybrid" approach to 3G spectrum renewal would cause serious disruption of mobile services and burden consumers with high prices. Based ...




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