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Information Superhighway

'No need' for new broadcast branch

A Consumer Council recommendation for a new branch to handle the rapidly-developing broadcasting and telecommunications industries is set to be rejected.

Wednesday, 26 June, 1996, 12:00am

Forum to explain on-line effects

A SPECIALIST who has spent many years helping managers and executives to understand the importance of new technology, will be the guest speaker at tomorrow's Hong Kong Quality Forum meeting.

John Underwood, who has researched information techniques for more than 20 years, will talk about the information superhighway at the forum's monthly meeting.

8 May 1995 - 12:00am

Infobahn will soon be reality

SINCE stepping into office in 1993, the United States Vice-President Al Gore has proved to be something of an unlikely champion of the on-line industry, a supporter with the kind of clout to get things done.

21 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Information superhighway

THE China National Aerospace Industry Corporation has entered into an agreement on the Golden Bridge Project with Jitong Telecommunications, which is in charge of the project.

The Golden Bridge Project, a national public information network, was launched on March 12 last year at a meeting presided over by Vice-Premier Zhu Rongji.

22 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Non-events were year's highlights

IT IS December already, as hard as that is to believe, and time for an annual stock-take. Time to reflect, to assess the year's major developments, the great strides made in the Hong Kong telecommunications industry.

6 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Terminals can link to network

ALL computer terminals in Shanghai can now use information available on a national telecommunications network because of the recent opening of a data exchange branch in the city.

Connected to the main network of the national public data exchange, the Shanghai division will become a major part of China's information superhighway, according to telecommunication experts.

22 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Film sparked flight of fancy

I HAVE been experiencing many flights of fancy since I saw Clear and Present Danger last week.

1 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Gore takes hype abroad

LIKE it or not, the United States Vice-President Al Gore - he of the Superman haircut and like-wise squeaky-clean image - has become a key player in the development of the telecommunications ideals lumped together under the tragically unbelievable term 'information superhighway.

27 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Superhighway may only create more super-hype

A LUNCHEON at the Foreign Correspondents' Club and an office opening on Canton Road may not appear, at first glance, as places for in-depth discussion of the much-touted information superhighway.

13 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

GIS road is 'wrong route'

WHILE I applaud the decision of the Hong Kong Government to ''put newsspeak on the line'' (Technology Post, August 30) I would like to ask an open question of the Director of Information Services.

6 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Information superhighway doesn't reach the SFC

OVER the weekend we've been reading an interesting article about the use of the Internet computer network for share-ramping operations.

It's a simple business. First, buy into an illiquid, thinly traded stock. The article in question, in New Scientist of all places, detailed the example of Interlock Consolidated Enterprises, listed on the Alberta stock exchange.

8 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Expert urges co-operation on superhighway

JAPANESE regulators yesterday renewed calls for closer co-operation between Asian nations in designing the regulatory and technical environment for the information superhighway.

29 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

China plans superhighway controls

IT was an odd time to explore the potential of the Chinese stretch of the global information superhighway.

Beijing had recently outlawed private ownership of satellite receivers, forced BBC World Service television off its north Asian footprint and stirred a frenzy of self-censorship in computer networks it could not police.

21 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

Long march down China's information superhighway

IF knowledge is power and information the key to enlightenment, then consider for a moment China's planned telecommunications revolution, and imagine what impact this will have on a fifth of the world's population.

7 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

Stressed out by low-tech

IN these unsettling times, where change is the norm and new technologies are introduced at an increasingly alarming rate, there remains three immovable constants: death, taxes and the fact that everyone on the planet hates voice mail.

1 Mar 1994 - 12:00am