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The web-conferencing market in Hong Kong is set for significant growth and will continue to evolve as customers become more concerned about functions and usability.

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 12:00am

BT boosts mainland presence with deals

Telecommunications services giant BT Group is stepping up its expansion on the mainland after separately landing major deals with China Unicom and iSoftStone Holdings.

16 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Datang Telecom signals return to profit and eases delisting worries

Datang Telecom and Technology, a Shanghai-listed equipment vendor, said it would rebound to a profit for last year after two consecutive years of losses, easing concerns that the company will be forced to delist.

10 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

City Telecom dives on profit doubts

Shares of City Telecom, a Hong Kong fixed-line telephone operator, sank as much as 35.94 per cent yesterday after the firm unveiled a full-year profit from a loss as investors doubted its growth prospects.

23 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Carriers unite for wider market access

Global operators press Asian governments for an end to telecoms policies favouring domestic players

Ten global and regional telephone companies have formed a coalition to press Asian governments for greater access to national telecommunications markets.

15 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Peoples lags pre-listing profit target

As a mobile-phone price war takes its toll, the network reports its second quarterly earnings decline this year

Peoples Telephone may miss its aggressive annual profit forecast of $400 million in the run-up to its planned $1.25 billion listing early next year.

23 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Wharf launches IDD unit to vie with City Telecom

Wharf (Holdings) is setting up a separate long-distance telephone arm to take on rival City Telecom.

Wharf will launch wholly owned subsidiary ec Telecom today and offer aggressively priced IDD calls through its IDD1507 brand from tomorrow.

4 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

BT eyes China tie-ups

British Telecom (BT) plans to extend its global network to Shanghai and Guangzhou as early as next year, according to Asian president Graham Moore.

Mr Moore said the company was holding discussions with a mainland telecommunications operator on leasing capacity in the two cities.

29 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Shake-up at watchdog fuels speculation over rise in fees

An upcoming shake-up at China's telecoms regulator has fuelled speculation of a rise in domestic inter-connection fees during the second quarter.

Sources at China Telecom were quoted over the weekend as saying an increase could be imminent as the company expects approval from the Ministry of Information Industry (MII) during the second quarter of this year.

13 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

MII shake-up fuels fee rise fears

An upcoming shake-up at China's telecommunications regulator has fuelled speculation of a rise in domestic inter-connection fees during the second quarter.

Sources at China Telecom were quoted over the weekend as saying an increase could be imminent as the company expects approval from the Ministry of Information Industry (MII) during the second quarter of this year.

13 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Not bullet-proofed

All the stops were pulled out to ensure China Telecom secured a smooth stock market listing. The mainland's growth-challenged dominant carrier was always going to be a hard sell but state firms' past listing successes in tough market conditions had inured most commentators to a possible failure. That all changed yesterday.

1 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

NWI poised to buy fixed-line unit

Debt-laden New World Development (NWD) is believed to have proposed the sale of its fixed-line telephone business to subsidiary New World Infrastructure (NWI), in a bid to further restructure its operations.

29 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

MII will carry out commission plans

The Ministry of Information Industry (MII), which oversees China's telecommunications and Internet industries, will not be dissolved following the formation of a higher-ranking telecoms commission, according to MII director-general Song Ling.

22 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Battered telecoms still overvalued

European telecommunications stocks have taken a whacking over the past year but investors should put buying plans on hold as the counters still look about 20 per cent overvalued, according to JCF Group.

JCF said analysts expected earnings for companies in the Dow Jones Stoxx Telecoms index to fall 0.6 per cent this year.

27 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

With Windows at the US Navy helm, why fret over Daya Bay?

Hong Kong's bars, tailors and electronics stores were overjoyed when the US Navy was allowed back into Hong Kong waters this year. But the celebrations might have been misplaced.

According to the US Government's Computer News, Lockheed Martin has been contracted to build the navy's next-generation, nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.

26 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

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