After a long, quiet year, Li Ka-shing's media flagship Tom Group emerged to become active in the mainland market, with its first move involving railway-related media in Chongqing.Wednesday, 31 October, 2007, 12:00am
Hutchison Telecommunications (Hong Kong), the city's second-largest mobile operator by subscriber base, expects its newly launched mobile music service to draw high-spending users away from rivals, according to chief operating officer Amy Lung Pui-ying.30 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
PCCW's successful bid to secure rights to operate third-generation mobile phone services under Hong Kong's sole code division multiple access licence, announced on Monday, indicates that shareholder China Netcom Group Corp could obtain a similar licence in the mainland, sources said yesterday.17 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
PCCW, the city's largest telecommunications service provider, has been awarded Hong Kong's fifth 3G mobile licence as the sole bidder in the sale, the government announced yesterday.16 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Hong Kong is the world's leading city in serving Wi-fi to laptop users, with more than 5,000 access sites or hotspots in 3,000 places providing commercial services, according to government data released last week.16 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Five things we're all wondering about
1 Pan-democratic camp rally for having universal suffrage in 2012 by opening umbrellas ... which will come in handy when Beijing rains on their parade.
2 Plan for first carbon-neutral park ... it will be a nice change from other Hong Kong parks which are carbon copied.11 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
What used to be called information technology (IT) now has the word 'communications' (ICT) built in.
The BlackBerry is an example of a product in the market, which blends information, telecommunications and technology. PCCW Solutions is an example of an ICT enterprise aimed at providing the widest spectrum of solution services to the market.6 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
With the stock market surging, the city's media companies are set to provide more reading fodder on everyone's favourite topic: money.
Hong Kong Economic Times Group, publisher of the Chinese-language newspaper of the same name, will launch a business news weekly later this month.3 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Zeman shocks the punters by putting his money on Regina
The national treasures are not coming to Hong Kong without a cost. Consider Ocean Park chairman Allan Zeman, who somehow shocked his Lan Kwai Fong tenants yesterday by pledging his support for Regina Ip Lau Shuk-yee.28 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
Another survey; this time one that should cheer the hearts of Hong Kong's devotees of league tables and rankings.28 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
Anson Chan Fang On-sang said labelling her as a 'leftover evil of British rule' was not conducive to communication with the central government. She also said she favoured a merger of the Democratic Party and the Civic Party at an appropriate time, for greater unity.27 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
Li Ka-shing is lining up a sensational takeover of Italian giants Inter Milan, Italian media reported yesterday.23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
PCCW's netvigator everywhere service is self-explanatory: it promises connection to the Internet everywhere in Hong Kong.
Based on a USB modem that plugs into any laptop computer, the service uses the mobile network as well as coverage from the operator's increasingly numerous Wi-Fi hotspots - the latest being payphone booths around town.23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
Shares of PCCW, the city's largest telecommunications operator, climbed as much as 7.22 per cent yesterday after a Hong Kong businessman proposed buying the firm for HK$68 billion.
PCCW's stock closed at HK$5.08, up 4.74 per cent. Turnover was HK$625.7 million, almost 17 times Tuesday's trading volume.20 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
Cathay Pacific doing brilliantly, says Tyler
Cathay Pacific chief executive Tony Tyler was not known as Tony Tiger for nothing. Yesterday he grumbled over some unwanted media coverage since he took up the top post and begged a group of reporters to give him a positive headline of the carrier doing 'brilliantly' (a wish we grant above).20 Sep 2007 - 12:00am