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  1. UTStarcom expects growth from city population shift

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... place over the next 20 years would create demand among a population which did not have access to telecommunications services. 'Four hundred million is a huge number. Ninety per cent ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Trade-off between productivity gains and job losses isn't so simple

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 02:06pm by PATRICK LOW

    ... of the queue. The electoral cycle is too short to induce enough longer-term thinking. This near-term view of the world exacts its price on key sections of the population, especially the young, but does ...

  3. News - China

    China to invest 2 trillion yuan to expand broadband

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 08:40pm

    ... to improve its broadband infrastructure by 2020 with the aim of taking the nearly entire population online, a vice-minister said on Wednesday. The government is trying to improve fixed-line and wireless connectivity throughout China, home to the largest number of mobile phone users in the world despite only 45 per cent of the population have access to the internet. China’s investment ...

  4. By 2050 ...

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 39 per cent of Hong Kong's and 31 per cent of the mainland's population will be aged over 60 21 per cent of India's, 42 per cent of Japan's, and 38 per cent of Singapore's populations will be over 60 Half the world's population will be aged over 36 Source: United Nations/Ageing in Asia and Oceania AARP ...

  5. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    WhatsApp faces tough time in China

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... said the application had been very successful in Hong Kong, where 3 million people- or about 45 per cent of the population- were WhatsApp users. But the mainland could be a difficult market ... service, known as QQ. But the Tencent service is focused on the mainland, and for the moment poses no challenge to WhatsApp internationally. The mainland's online population swelled 11 per ...

  6. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Google's 'loony' way of granting remote web access gets off ground

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to the two-thirds of the global population now without web access. Scientists from the technology giant released up to 30 helium-filled test balloons flying 20 kilometres above Christchurch in New Zealand, ...

  7. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    4G seen to widen Asian SMEs' reach

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... in Asia for [small and medium-sized business] spending are all growing faster than the US," Temsamani said. He said Hong Kong and Taiwan had active markets but fairly small populations ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong has fastest peak internet speed in world

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... to the State of the Internet report issued by Akamai Technologies yesterday. No country previously had gone beyond 50 Mbps. The figure is based on average peak speed across the population of users ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Can China regain its lead in innovation?

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Andrew Sheng

    ... with an estimated fortune of £147,000. At the end of the 18th century, the difference in population and gross domestic product between the East and the West was amazing. According to the economic historian Angus Maddison, the population of western Europe in 1820 was only 133 million, whereas China had 381 million and India 209 million. The United States' population was only 10 million. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology

    Smartphone's evolution continues with a raft of new innovations

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... world don't have the technologies or the price points to succeed and will have to innovate rapidly to do so," he says. "China and India alone have a population 2½ times the combined population of the US and Europe." It didn't get much attention, but it could be the launch of the basic HK$150 Nokia 105 smartphone at the Mobile World Congress ...




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