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CSL seeks to keep edge by doubling download speeds

CSL, the largest wireless network operator in Hong Kong, with brands including 1010 and one2free, yesterday showcased a new high-speed service with theoretical peak download speeds of up to 300 megabits a second - double its current best.

Wednesday, 11 September, 2013, 4:49am

CSL raises the ante on 4G network services

CSL said the expansion was made possible by more than HK$1 billion it had invested on network development and innovation since last year. It now provides 20 megahertz of 4G spectrum in the 2.6-gigahertz frequency band, up from 15MHz previously.

23 May 2013 - 4:27am

Legco panel to look into 3G spectrum issue

SmarTone Telecommunications, CSL, Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong and PCCW's HKT are to be invited by the legislative body's panel on information technology and broadcasting to discuss the issue on March 27, according to a Legco document.

14 Mar 2013 - 6:41am

Hong Kong mobile operators gird for fight against 3G cuts

The government, represented by the Communications Authority, is expected to decide on that plan in October, which would be exactly three years before the 3G spectrum licences of CSL, SmarTone Telecommunications, Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong and PCCW's HKT are due to expire.

12 Mar 2013 - 6:29am

Chinese Super League switches gear to nurture home-grown talent

Despite the echoes of a huge corruption scandal and Didier Drogba's short-lived stay, a sense of cautious optimism pervades long-suffering mainland football as the new season starts this week.

8 Mar 2013 - 5:36am

China's football image – mend it like Beckham

Former England captain David Beckham is being lined up to promote Chinese football, state media said on Friday, but fans say rebuilding the sport’s shattered image may be too big a challenge even for him.

22 Feb 2013 - 4:08pm

CSL says no to transparency in billing at hearing of Small Claims Tribunal

Mobile telephone operator CSL refused to agree to provide billing transparency to one of its customers during a hearing at the Small Claims Tribunal yesterday.

"We never overcharge customers," the company representative told the court, but said the rates quoted on its website could sometimes lag behind changes to roaming tariffs.

13 Nov 2012 - 4:13am 1 comment

Telecoms chief is still learning

Tarek Robbiati is group managing director of Telstra International Group and also chairman of CSL. During a 20-year career in the telecoms, finance, media and technology industries, the Italian native has been guided by Michelangelo's maxim, Ancora imparo: 'I am still learning.'

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26 May 2012 - 12:00am

Mobile data plans get speed limits

After weeks of speculation, certain mobile service providers have decided to retain their unlimited data plans - but with limits.

On Monday, CSL, which oversees One2Free and 1010, announced that it will continue to provide unlimited data plans, but when clients use more than five gigabytes of data, internet speed will be reduced.

15 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Network giant CSL launches 4G smartphone

CSL, the largest wireless network operator in Hong Kong, has teamed up with Taiwanese handset maker HTC to offer local mobile subscribers the first of a wave of new 4G smartphones set to reach the city this year.

2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am