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  1. Battle looms for Premier League deal

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is sure to face off against rival PCCW Now Broadband TV and its partner, sports channel operator ESPN, which are keen to broaden content. The two big players are likely to spend up to $1 billion ... Frederick Yeung Rivals of i-Cable may spend up to $1b to win bid for new three-year contract as broadcast rights may turn non-exclusive Competition among pay-television operators is set ...

  2. PCCW looks to BBC and cartoons to lift broadband demand

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... an advertising campaign for the pay-TV services this week. A television advertisement portrays a group smashing up a TV set, with another person attempting to stop them with the promise 'It ... PCCW hopes BBC World and the Cartoon Network will boost demand for its broadband services when its package of pay-television services is launched next month. According to Lehman Brothers, ...

  3. PCCW posts sound first-half interim results

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to PCCW stock, based on the prospects of its Now TV and PCCW Solutions business units. Chan said: 'With our own production and co-production [ventures], we are building a library with content ... pointed out that PCCW was now redeveloping an old Hong Kong industrial site into a modern, 97,000 sq ft data centre for PCCW Solutions, which has operations in Hong Kong and on the mainland. ...

  4. Now deal puts financial news on to select mainland televisions

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung PCCW's one-year-old Now Business News Channel has secured rights to be broadcast on mainland televisions through the company's satellite channels, according ... and 49 per cent owned by TVB, secured access to more than two million homes last year after a tie-up put the programming on to PCCW's Now TV. The company, which has more than 100,000 ...

  5. English football pulls in 5,000 new subscribers to Now TV

    Posted Dec 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung PCCW Now Broadband TV attracted more than 5,000 new subscribers in the month since winning the rights to broadcast English Premier League football matches for three seasons ... along with 100 other channels, Mr Leung said. 'We will revise up the tariff of the HK$388 package in January and the price should be over HK$400,' he said. Mr Leung said Now TV ...

  6. Sharp fall in tax expense boosts i-Cable profit 83pc

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... million. Mr Ng said the pay-television business was still picking up new subscribers despite the expiry of the football rights. PCCW's Now TV will start its exclusive three-year contract ... than 90 per cent of calls can be connected now, which was up from only 40 per cent earlier this year,' Mr Ng said. The company diversified its content line-up to attract subscribers after ...

  7. I-Cable profit slumps 55pc after World Cup

    Posted Nov 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... matches broadcast rights to Now TV,' a media analyst said. The analyst estimated each of the company's pay-television subscriber spent an average HK$137 a month by the end of this year, ... Frederick Yeung Pay-television operator i-Cable Communications said third-quarter profit slumped 55 per cent as it did not have other income to match a surge during World Cup football ...

  8. PCCW looking to fill 300 junior positions

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Catherine Macer

    ... commercial deployment of Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) in the world- Now TV. PCCW, like many other integrated media companies, is striding ahead with diversification. To support their increasing range of services and assist in the company's expansion, PCCW is on a big recruitment drive. 'The growth engine right now is the mobile phone business and the TV content ...

  9. TVB unit rides on Now to increase coverage

    Posted May 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Television Broadcasts' (TVB) pay TV arm TVB Pay Vision will begin offering its service through PCCW Now Broadband TV from Wednesday. The operator next month ... coverage of PCCW and the more than 500,000 subscribers will help to boost its subscriptions to more than 300,000 by next year from 70,000 at the moment. A market source said the service on the Now ...

  10. I-Cable net slumps as programme costs soar to hit HK$1b

    Posted Mar 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... broadcast rights for the popular English Premier League to PCCW's Now Broadband TV after this season. The company's pay-television revenue rose only 1 per cent to HK$1.8 billion last year ... Frederick Yeung I-Cable Communications, Hong Kong's largest cable-television operator, said profit slumped 69 per cent last year on higher costs to upgrade programming and the absence ...




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