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New World Mobility

CSL lawsuit turns the spotlight on HK's roaming fees

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.

Monday, 2 July, 2012, 12:00am

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.'

What did you study at university?

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

So long to unlimited phone use

Most mobile service providers stopped offering unlimited data plans to their new smartphone customers yesterday as new rules came into play.

Operators 3HK, SmarTone and PCCW have replaced their unlimited deals with volume-based pricing.

14 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Hong Kong CSL plugs into Gen Y

Generation Y - anyone born in 1980 or later - possesses a different work style than any generation preceding them. They have different goals and ideas and require a different managerial strategy to retain them. But given the right working conditions, employers can harness the best of this generation and trust them to lead businesses into the future.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Clients look for trust and reliable service

For Suki Cheung, a UPS Hong Kong account manager and HKMA Distinguished Salesperson Award (DSA) recipient, her definition of distinguished service is a salesperson who seeks to genuinely understand the needs of customers and becomes a reliable and trustworthy partner in bringing success to their businesses.

10 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Midnight parties in Hong Kong celebrate as iPhone goes forth

Despite the iPhone 4's well-publicised antenna reception problem (so bad the US media dubbed it antenna-gate), there is apparently no stopping Steve Jobs and the Apple phenomenon.

Last Thursday night, not one but two separate parties took place just to celebrate the midnight launch of the new iPhone 4.

2 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Telstra says still committed to Hong Kong mobile market

Telstra said it has no plans to sell Hong Kong-based CSL New World Mobility, after rumours that Australia's biggest telephone company would retreat from the city's overcrowded mobile market.

Telstra has long been expected to sell its stake in CSL New World as market watchers said the Hong Kong business barely fit into its strategy.

7 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

18 New World mobile phone shops targeted in paint attacks

Eighteen mobile phone shops under New World Mobility were daubed with paint yesterday.

The company will now station security guards at its 30 outlets as part of additional security measures.

5 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Change at top could herald cost-cutting at CSL

CSL New World Mobility, majority controlled by telecommunications giant Telstra of Australia, may face cost-cutting measures when a Telstra executive takes charge of the Hong Kong operations next month, sources said yesterday.

2 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

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