HKBN boss ambivalent over WiMax

PUBLISHED : Friday, 02 December, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 02 December, 2005, 12:00am
 

Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) chairman Ricky Wong Wai-kay may not support the licensing of WiMax technology firms but he cannot deny their right to exist.


'From a business point of view, I would not want WiMax, yet I cannot find a reason to object - the licence is ready, the technology is there,' Mr Wong said.


The ambivalence expressed by the high-profile chairman comes amid his admission that HKBN had seen a net loss in telephone lines since September after average gains of about 5,000 per month in the previous eight months.


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