ZTE to sell video monitoring unit for 1.3b yuan

ZTE Corp plans to sell an 81 per cent stake in its surveillance equipment subsidiary for 1.3 billion yuan (HK$1.6 billion). Photo: Reuters

ZTE Corp, China's second-largest telecommunications equipment maker, plans to sell an 81 per cent stake in its surveillance equipment subsidiary for 1.3 billion yuan (HK$1.6 billion).

Saturday, 29 December, 2012, 4:58am

Huawei committed to cyber-security

Huawei committed to cyber-security

Huawei Technologies is committed to protecting cyber-security and working with governments in a transparent way, according to the head of the company's Canadian division.

1 Nov 2012 - 4:48am

UN agency could gain control over the web

It is expected to be the mother of all cyber diplomatic battles.

When delegates gather in Dubai in December for an obscure UN agency meeting, fighting is expected to be intense over proposals to rewrite global telecom rules to effectively give the United Nations control over the internet.

30 Oct 2012 - 4:05am

Citic Pacific unit eyes Macau CTM takeover

Citic Pacific unit eyes Macau CTM takeover

Citic Telecom International, a subsidiary of Hong Kong conglomerate Citic Pacific, plans to acquire a controlling interest in Macau's main telecommunications network operator.

18 Oct 2012 - 4:47am

If Huawei is blameless, it should clear its name

A US intelligence committee criticised Huawei for not adequately explaining its relationship with the Chinese government. Photo: AP

Last month one western media report dubbed Shenzhen-based technology giant Huawei "Who are we?"

The joke was a poor one, but it made a serious point. Although Huawei recorded sales of US$16.3 billion in the first half of this year, surpassing Swedish behemoth Ericsson to become the world's leading provider of telecommunications equipment, to outsiders it appears a closed book.

10 Oct 2012 - 9:33am 7 comments

China defends telecom firms Huawei, ZTE after US report

Photo: Reuters

China’s foreign ministry said on Monday that Chinese telecoms companies operate according to market rules, urging the United States to “set aside prejudices” when it came to Huawei Technologies and ZTE.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Huawei set to invest £1.2b in UK telecoms market

Huawei Technologies hopes to create 700 UK jobs. Photo: Bloomberg

Huawei Technologies, the world's second-largest supplier of telecommunications equipment, announced yesterday a £1.2 billion (HK$14.9 billion) investment in Britain.

12 Sep 2012 - 2:01am

SmarTone rings up HK$1b profit, boosts spending for 4G development

SmarTone rings up HK$1b profit, boosts spending for 4G development

SmarTone Telecommunications broke through the HK$1 billion mark in net profit in its fiscal year to June.

It said yesterday that it would increase capital spending to support the anticipated growth in high-speed 4G mobile network users.

5 Sep 2012 - 2:25am

Asia's fastest undersea data cable to link to Hong Kong next year

Junta Nakanishi says internet fees may drop. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Asia's fastest undersea data cable has gone into service to help the region keep pace with rising internet traffic, the needs of financial markets and the growing reliance on "cloud" computing.

26 Aug 2012 - 4:51am

Boosting productivity

Executives often spend much of the year flying around the world to attend meetings. Their health, family life and work-life balance suffer, while they struggle to make their time productive in hotel rooms and VIP lounges.

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

'Software bug' caused 2-hour phone blackout

A software bug caused an online mobile services blackout last Friday, affecting up to 50,000 customers of 3Hong Kong, the telecommunications operator told an industry watchdog yesterday.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Internet use rises in HK homes, study finds

Home internet access has seen strong growth in the past decade and is now part and parcel of life in Hong Kong, government statistics show.

Almost four out of five homes were connected to the internet in 2010, compared with only half with web access in 2001, the Census and Statistics Department found in a household survey.

30 May 2012 - 12:00am

Latest telecom and digital products take centre stage

As Asia's premier trade event, linking buyers with information and communications technology products and service providers, the International ICT Expo will showcase the latest innovations in multimedia, the internet, telecommunications, digital entertainment and more.

13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Start-up takes the wait out of queuing

Attention, busy people of Hong Kong: a new mobile service to be launched in the city might just save you up to 30 minutes a day.

QLess, a US-based start-up, aims to free people from the need to wait in line at stores.

29 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

An internet lifeline for troubled young

A two-sentence announcement in the chief executive's policy address was as tiny as it is vital: using the internet to reach out to troubled young people. This is an extremely important message that we must follow up. The reason is both simple and clear: the internet has become the major source of information and communication for young people.

8 Nov 2010 - 12:00am