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  • Nov 22, 2014
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Cordless Telephone

VTech will stay on mainland despite wage cost

Despite rising labour costs, VTech Holdings will keep its manufacturing on the mainland for the next five years, said the Hong Kong-listed company's chairman Allan Wong Chi-yun.

Thursday, 15 November, 2012, 5:02am

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Ho Hee-hwa of Ap Lei Chau wrote to express frustration that Fortress was being unreasonable in refusing to exchange a cordless phone he bought for a more expensive model he was willing to pay extra for.

10 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Mirror image

Is it a mirror or a phone? The LS328 Digital Lifestyle cordless phone is both. The device, part of Oregon Scientific's Stylefone series, features a cube base with a digital mirror display that indicates incoming calls and alarm functions with 14 colour patterns. As a speaker-phone with 40-caller ID memory, it can be placed almost anywhere at home with its desktop and wall-mount adjustment.

28 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

A buzzing trade boosts Binatone

BINATONE BEGAN HUMBLY importing transistor radios from Hong Kong to Britain in the late 1950s, and it still ranks among the more modest telecoms players. But things may be changing.

The firm's headquarters in Western are hardly luxurious, and the digital cordless phones it designs and sells worldwide are marketed under the unassuming slogan: 'Innovation you can afford'.

17 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Phone maker VTech rings up profit warning

Allan Wong Chi-yun (left), the chairman of cordless telephone manufacturer VTech Holdings, says every 2 per cent appreciation of the yuan will increase his company's costs by US$1 million to US$2 million a year.

13 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Handset dazzles with a vast range of functions

Product: Olympia CDP-24 201 cordless phone Price: Less than US$199 Pros: Simple, low cost way of setting up a wireless network at home. Very versatile product with multiple functions, this is the way home phones should go Cons: A memory boost and a Wi-Fi version would be nice

20 May 2003 - 12:00am

RISE FOR SUNCORP

Fixed-line and cordless phone maker SunCorp Technologies posted a 171 per cent gain in net profit to HK$33.3 million last year. Turnover rose 26 per cent to HK$710 million.

17 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Sales in US help to lift VTech

Rapid growth in sales to the United States lifted locally listed consumer electronics-maker VTech Holdings' attributable profit 49.2 per cent to US$49.4 million for the six months to September.

25 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

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