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  1. Business - China Business - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Telecoms giants' venture set for private-sector investment

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:39am by Bien Perez and Sophie Yu

    ... telecommunications network operators will be put on track for private investment and a future public listing, according to the industry regulator. "A mixed ownership development is the way forward ... Unicom and China Telecom established earlier this month China Communications Facilities Services Corp, which will be responsible for building, maintaining and operating telecommunications towers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1559379/telecoms-giants-venture-set-private-sector-investment
  2. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Hong Kong reassigns 3G spectrum amid fears of service degradation

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 07:54pm by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Four current operators express disappointment and warn of poorer services for consumers HK to auction 3G spectrum in market shake-up Hong Kong's ... to promote innovative services from new 3G spectrum assignees and the incumbents". China Mobile, the world's largest wireless network operator, has expressed an interest in bidding. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1356902/ofca-plans-split-3g-spectrum-further
  3. 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 this week. A trial of the tax has been conducted since 2012 in certain sectors, including public transport, in several cities. Business tax was about 3 per cent of revenue, said Ricky Lai, an analyst ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1442459/new-vat-may-drive-chinas-mobile-operators-cut-costs
  4. 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

    ... 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. HKT has promised to maintain the wholesale services provided by HKT and CSL to resellers and mobile virtual network operators, as well as other network-sharing arrangements. HKT also offered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1429204/pccws-legal-challenge-may-be-tactic-help-csl-acquisition-say
  5. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    China Mobile pins hopes on data services and 4G

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 02:22pm by Sophie Yu

    ... to the continued increase in mobile penetration in the country," said chairman Xi Guohua. OTT services refer to any applications that provide services over the public internet infrastructure ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com China Mobile pins hopes on data services and 4G China Mobile, the world's largest wireless network operator by subscribers, said yesterday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1296880/china-mobile-first-half-profit-15pc-faces-challenges-net-firms
  6. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    SmarTone bearish on growth prospects after profit falls 32pc

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 12:57am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... from a year earlier as its service revenue declined. That was driven by lower revenue from local mobile service, a fall in roaming revenue and the continuing scale-down of the company's wireless fixed broadband business. Its service revenue for the period decreased 3 per cent to HK$2.79 billion. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation, a measure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1427336/smartone-bearish-growth-prospects-after-profit-falls-32pc
  7. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Hong Kong mobile subscribers against 3G service degradation, survey says

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 03:12am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Citing survey, mobile operators say slower downloads among main subscriber concerns Users fear service hit from spectrum carve-up Hong Kong's leading ... users rejected any deterioration of service that could be caused by the government's plan to seize and auction off chunks of 3G spectrum in use. In a parallel move, the four incumbent 3G ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1334851/hong-kong-mobile-subscribers-against-3g-service-degradation
  8. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Communications Authority move on Richard Li telecoms purchase likely to delay approval

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 12:24am by Amy Nip

    ... by March. The Communications Authority is also expecting comments from other telecom operators during a one-month public consultation that began last week. The combined market share of HKT and CSL- ... mobile phone services are provided. "In the local guidelines or laws, it isn't stated how big a percentage [of market share] would be deemed acceptable," the source said. When ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1395368/communications-authority-move-richard-li-telecoms-purchase-likely
  9. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Warning of disruption to mobile users over expansion of 3G telecom market

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Consumer chief raises fears over idea to expand city's 3G market, saying that splitting services to allow in another operator could be detrimental Mobile ... and questioned the idea that more competition would be a good thing. Consumer Council chief executive Gilly Wong Fung-han says the potential disruption from splitting services among more operators ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1330571/warning-disruption-mobile-users-over-expansion-3g-telecom-market
  10. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    The competitive Arena: when innovation and governance clash

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 04:17am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... The Li family connection- PCCW chairman Li is the youngest son of Hong Kong's wealthiest and best-known tycoon, Li Ka-shing- only served to stoke the public disquiet. The younger Li's ... telecommunications services in the city, and a failed attempt to take PCCW private two years earlier as the company's share price languished. It all smacked of one of the city's elite getting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1367419/competitive-arena-when-innovation-and-governance-clash

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