Communications in Hong Kong

Sliced cables leave PCCW users offline

More than 10,000 users of Netvigator, PCCW's internet service provider, were denied access to the web yesterday when road construction workers accidentally cut three fibre optic cables in Causeway Bay.

Saturday, 14 April, 2012, 12:00am

CVC to buy City Telecom assets

City Telecom, with its focus fixed on entering Hong Kong's free-to-air television market, has agreed to sell its telecommunications assets for HK$5.01 billion to a company backed by British buyout firm CVC Capital Partners.

12 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

SuperSun undercuts rivals with $198 offer

Pay-television services could be pitched into another round of price competition following the rate discount being marketed by SuperSun, the pay-television business of Television Broadcasts (TVB).

17 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Broadband tests may tell on firms

Competition in Hong Kong's broadband access market could heat up when the telecommunications regulator begins reporting the results of its speed tests later this month, with the winner receiving bragging rights as the city's fastest service provider.

15 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

ISPs compensate for Internet tariffs

LOCAL Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are restructuring their prices in the wake of the Government's decision to make payments of tariffs compulsory for all Internet access in the territory.

12 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Ruling on PNETS creates turmoil

INTERNET Service Providers (ISPs) which have avoided the Public Non-exclusive Telecommunication Service (PNETS) licence fee face a period of turmoil after a statement last week from Director of Telecommunications Alex Arena.

5 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Apple support hard to find

ALMOST from its beginnings Apple Computer has been known as an organisation with clever people but completely incapable of functioning as a serious business. Recently Technology Post received complaints about developers who get no support.

8 May 2015 - 4:16pm

Internet gets big boost by 'accident'

IF the past year saw momentous changes in the telecommunications industry, it saw some phenomenal growth in one area that even caught Hongkong Telecom off-guard.

1 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

OFTA's view vindicated

I WRITE to supplement your editorial of September 28. In February 1994, I initiated a public consultation exercise to develop and implement a plan for the future development of mobile communications in Hong Kong. At that time there were only 296,645 cellular telephone users and the conversion from analogue to digital technology had only just commenced.

2 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Arbitration over network likely

NEW World Telephone is so concerned at the slow progress of negotiations with Hongkong Telecom over sharing its network that it is considering referring the issue back to the Office of the Telecommunications Authority (OFTA.) New World is one of the three groups chosen by the Government to operate a new telecommunications network.

29 Jul 1994 - 12:00am