Hutchison Whampoa is controlled by the Cheung Kong Group, and headed by Li Ka-shing, Asia’s wealthiest man, who has been nicknamed “Superman” because of his investment prowess. Its operations include utilities, energy, ports, with property and hotels, retailing telecommunications (Hutchison Telecommunications International) and infrastructure (Cheung Kong Infrastructure).
WTO upholds its ruling China broke trade rulesSaturday, 20 October, 2012, 2:35am
Labour activist finds safe haven in Sweden16 Oct 2012 - 3:14am
When Ben Sargent went to Italy to attend a friend's wedding and then to Dubai for a holiday last summer, his international phone calls totalled less than one hour. He came home to a HK$2,540 bill from CSL.
Now, Sargent, 40, is probably the first person to take a Hong Kong mobile phone company to court over non-transparent roaming charges.2 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Users of the '3' mobile phone network were left without internet access after technical problems hit the network for three hours yesterday.
Customers across the city were affected from about 11am because the mobile data network software components became destabilished, the firm said.30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Dynamic Israel is a world leader in making the best of limited natural resources. The small Middle Eastern nation has revolutionised its agricultural and industrial sectors in recent years. It has also made rapid progress in technology and set global trends in the development of software, telecommunications and semiconductors.26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
The breakdown in SmarTone's mobile coverage on Monday was caused by a back-up power generator in Sha Tin restarting itself repeatedly, the telecoms operator said yesterday.
SmarTone, a subsidiary of Sun Hung Kai Properties, is facing a barrage of criticism and a possible fine from telecoms watchdog Ofca after a quarter of its mobile network coverage failed.13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
SmarTone is facing a possible fine - and a lambasting online - after failing to alert the Communications Authority and customers about a mobile network failure.11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Thousands of SmarTone mobile phone users were cut off yesterday or experienced problems after a power failure at a switchboard station in Central and Western district.
The problem snowballed after the backup power system also failed after a couple of hours.10 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
When the time came, the industry was split.
On February 13, when new rules on unlimited mobile phone data plans came into effect, telecommunications companies PCCW and China Mobile stopped offering unrestricted contracts to subscribers, while SmarTone, CSL and 3HK decided to plug on.26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Mobile-phone operator SmarTone has bowed to public pressure over its earlier data plan flip-flop by offering customers the chance to rescind newly signed contracts.
The offer applies to those who signed new unlimited data plans between February 2 and 12.17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Dozens of angry and confused smartphone users rang Consumer Council hotlines yesterday after SmarTone reversed its decision to scrap unlimited mobile data plans.15 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
One of the city's biggest phone companies has made a pricing U-turn as firms battle to make the best of new rules on unlimited data-use packages.
SmarTone reversed its decision to scrap its unlimited data plan for smartphone users after rivals CSL and 3HK vowed to continue offering unlimited deals despite new rules set by the telecoms watchdog Ofta.14 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Smartphone users who are up in arms over an end to SmarTone's unlimited data plans may take comfort in statistics that show subscribers of such plans usually use much less data than they think.10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
One of Hong Kong's largest mobile phone operators will stop offering unlimited data plans to new subscribers when a guideline set by the government watchdog comes into effect on February 13.
SmarTone's decision could be the cue for other telecommunication companies to follow suit and could mark the end of unlimited data access for the city's smartphone users.3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Whether it is for work or leisure, internet access is considered by many of us to be indispensable nowadays. Just look around when travelling on public transport, or even eating in a restaurant - you will always find people with eyes glued to a gadget. The demand for an unlimited broadband-service plan is, therefore, not surprising.13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am