Radio Spectrum

China Mobile plans to acquire more radio spectrum in Hong Kong

Tiger Lin Zhenhui

China Mobile, the world's largest wireless network operator, plans to secure more radio spectrum in Hong Kong to expand its local and cross-border operation of high-speed mobile services.

Wednesday, 19 December, 2012, 2:37am

Digital radio must have more support

The preponderance in Hong Kong of hand-held devices shows that we are not shy about embracing digital technology. Nor has the government been slow to recognise the demand, its support of telecommunications companies ensuring connectedness, quality and speeds that are among the best in the world.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm

Corrections & clarifications

Yesterday's front page report 'Three mobile TV licences up for bidding next year' incorrectly stated three licences, instead of three spectrums, would be put up for bidding. Only two mobile TV licences - one for the UHF band and another for Band III - will be auctioned. We apologise for the error.

24 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Radio woes hit public services

More than 1,000 complaints of radio interference involving government services were investigated in the first 11 months of last year - 40 per cent of the total complaints, figures from the telecommunications watchdog have revealed.

22 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Unit lets PCs play spymaster

One of the more unusual products on display at CommuniTech 97 is the WiNRADIO Spectrum Monitor, a new type of radio communications receiver that integrates into a personal computer and one that would also be at home in a Tom Clancy novel.

4 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Study to look at fee for airwaves

THE feasibility of charging broadcasters and communication firms for their use of radio bands will be examined by a government-appointed consultant.

Users of the airwaves who may be affected include radio stations, government departments, public utility companies, and paging and mobile phone companies.

17 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Mobile unit scours the airwaves for abusers

EVERY system needs its policemen and, in the world of the airwaves, the job of detecting misbehaviour falls to the spectrum management division of the Office of the Telecommunications Authority (OFTA).

Its Radio Monitoring Unit, based in Kwun Tong, has six mobile teams ready to respond to calls on its interference hotline.

29 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Truckers may get citizen band radio

CITIZEN band radio could be allowed in truck cabs as the Government reviews how to legalise the burgeoning demand for instant radio communications.

At the moment citizen band radio is strictly controlled because it can interfere with television pictures, blurring and distorting them.

11 Jan 1994 - 12:00am