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PCCW, HK Telecom file lawsuit against government's 'unreasonable' fees

PCCW, HK Telecom file lawsuit against government's 'unreasonable' fees

Hong Kong Telecommunications (HKT) and PCCW-HKT Telephone have mounted a legal challenge to the government's licence fees, saying reductions which take effect today do not go far enough.

Friday, 1 March, 2013, 3:59am

HK Telecom surrenders licence

Hongkong Telecom has formally surrendered its exclusive international licence to the Government. In return, it received $3.35 billion, the first instalment of its cash compensation package. The company will receive another $3.35 billion on July 1.

1 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

A glimpse of tomorrow's world today

Visitors to the Future Society pavilion, co-organised by Hongkong Telecom and Television Broadcasts, will be provided with a glimpse into the world to come.

12 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Angered by Telecom deal

I refer to the report headlined, '$6.7 billion for HK Telecom to end monopoly' (South China Morning Post, January 21). I object to the Government's decision.

I do not see how the Office of the Telecommunications Authority can suggest that this deal benefits the public.

30 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

HK Telecom to lease out 14 floors at Quarry Bay

Hongkong Telecom soon will put another 14 floors - or about 224,000 square feet - of its 42-storey Telecom Tower in Quarry Bay on the leasing market.

An official in the company's property division said staff from its marketing, customer service and mobile telecoms operations would be moved to other Telecom offices on Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories.

16 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

HK Telecom fails in Taiwan phone licence bid

Hong Kong telecommunication companies vying to secure a slice of the potentially lucrative Taiwanese mobile telephone market have had mixed fortunes, following the disclosure last night of the consortiums which have won the bitter bidding war for licences.

14 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

HK Telecom profits from leasing move

Faced with increased competition in the telecoms market, Hongkong Telecom has turned to office leasing to generate additional income.

The company has announced that it is leasing 14 floors at its 24-storey West Exchange Tower in Sheung Wan for about $28 per square foot a month.

The building also includes 10 floors of telephone switching equipment.

17 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

PNETS choice a real bonus

It looks like the infamous PNETS (public non-exclusive telecommunication services) fees may be fading.

21 May 1996 - 12:00am

Phone bill wastes paper

I received my phone bill from Hongkong Telecom yesterday, and with it came a leaflet saying it was saving paper by printing on both sides.

14 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Cut where it can hurt

HONG KONG Telecom's decision to target two routes for a cut in the cost of International Direct Dialling is a supreme exhibition of how to make the inevitable work to maximum benefit.

Under an agreement with the government, the company was obligated to cut IDD prices by two per cent this year. Where that cut was to come from was a matter for the board.

22 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

China dawn late for HK Telecom

HONGKONG Telecom has shocked few investors with the announcement of 15 per cent growth in profit attributable to shareholders in the 12 months to March 31, at $8.7 billion.

At the operating level, some analysts spoke of disappointment with the meagre 13 per cent growth, to $9.76 billion.

17 May 1995 - 12:00am

HK Telecom expected to meet challenge

ON July 1 next year, Hongkong Telecom comes up against its three new competitors in the fixed telecommunications network.

The monopoly carrier faces a challenge from Wharf, Hutchison and New World Development.

8 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Unwelcome message

THE payment advice message set up recently by Hongkong Telecom is a nuisance and causes great disruption to business.

All six lines in our office received a pre-recorded message on the morning of July 7, whenever staff lifted the receiver, telling us that our phone bill was overdue.

11 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

HK Telecom charges less

I REFER to the letter headed ''Call for IDD action'' (Business Post, July 20).

Hongkong Telecom charges for an international call once a connection is made. In the case of an IDD phone call, connections might be interrupted due to problems such as disconnection of the telephone at the receiving end.

21 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Sick and tired of HK Telecom

HONGKONG Telecom thinks just because it has a monopoly, it can walk over people. This is not right and must be stopped immediately.

19 Jul 1993 - 12:00am