Li Ka-shing's family will tighten its grip on the city's HK$63 billion telecommunications market with a takeover in mobile phone services announced by Richard Li Tzar-kai that has raised consumer concerns about fair competition, even though industry players have insisted the deal could help cap costs for users.Monday, 23 December, 2013, 7:26am 1 comment
Richard Li Tzar-kai is back on top of Hong Kong's telecommunications industry after the tycoon's PCCW-controlled HKT agreed yesterday to acquire CSL New World Mobility, a subsidiary of Australian network operator Telstra, for HK$18.8 billion.21 Dec 2013 - 8:22am 7 comments
PCCW, which saw its consolidated net profit rise 2 per cent in the first half, expects the return of English Premier League football matches on Now TV this month to step up growth in its media business.7 Aug 2013 - 4:42am
Hong Kong's main telecom provider PCCW enabled US intelligence agencies to gain access to huge volumes of electronic communications for a decade through Asia's largest intercontinental carrier, which it operates with an Australian counterpart.13 Jul 2013 - 5:22am
PCCW and i-Cable should quit the race for free-to-air television licences if they don't want one now, Hong Kong Television Network (HKTV) boss Ricky Wong Wai-kay says.
"If you don't want the licence, drop your application," Wong told his rivals yesterday.15 Jun 2013 - 4:06am
The publicity battle between three television stations hoping to start broadcasting on free-to-air channels is heating up amid talk that the government may grant new licences only to "winning" bidders.11 Jun 2013 - 7:50am
Eco-friendly policies are feasible15 May 2013 - 3:08am
'Success' for strikers has hurt society
I am glad to hear that the strike by dockworkers has come to an end following their acceptance of a 9.8 per cent pay rise.
I did not share any feelings of euphoria over their so-called victory.
Our logistics industry, one of the major pillars of Hong Kong's economy, faces major challenges from other ports in the region.10 May 2013 - 4:43am 3 comments
I welcome the promising seven-year clean-air plan released by the government, especially the proposal for low-emission zones for franchised buses. However, the range should be expanded to private cars too.12 Apr 2013 - 3:12am 1 comment
PCCW has been called on to carefully monitor its licence obligations after it wrongly billed customers HK$4.3 million in broadband and pay TV charges.4 Apr 2013 - 4:53am