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Telecommunications

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.

Friday, 13 April, 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

Lawmakers renew push for internet cafe regulations

The government is under pressure to consider introducing a licensing system to regulate internet cafes after lawmakers passed a motion yesterday seeking such a system.

The Legislative Council's home affairs panel said it was unhappy with a review by the Home Affairs Bureau, which decided it was unnecessary to tighten controls over the city's 210 internet cafes.

12 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Internet cafes 'too difficult to define'

Officials have decided not to tighten control over internet cafes - despite complaints about noise, safety and suspected pornography, and warnings about drugs - because they are 'difficult if not impossible to define'.

8 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Speed thrills telecom executive

Doctor Ivan Tam Ming-chit, chief technology officer at Hong Kong Broadband Network, is responsible for developing the group's information systems and network operations. This includes broadband expansion, Internet Protocol television, wireless applications and Voice over Internet Protocol networks.

22 May 2010 - 12:00am

Award-winning Next G puts HK in the fast lane

Efficiency and productivity are keys to survival in the cutthroat Hong Kong business environment. With the fastest typical data transmission rate and the widest mobile broadband coverage in the city, 1O1O Next G provides a world-class mobile broadband service to enable Hongkongers to deal with their hectic business and personal lives easily.

12 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Thursday Think Tank

1 Disneyland's financial report worse than expected ... it seems it's not just a small world, but a small market, after all

2 Fee proposed for electronic goods disposal ... and it's an extra 50 cents if you want to dump it in a plastic bag

21 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

New internet curbs a step in wrong direction

The internet is a boundless frontier of business, education and recreation opportunities. The central government has curtailed those benefits by seeing it as a threat. The decision this week to stop individuals from having their own websites damagingly restricts possibilities.

16 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Munce's release from jail after 'tips for bets' scandal will provide stewards with some serious food for thought

One of the more interesting aspects of the early season comes with the release from jail of Australian jockey Chris Munce.

Munce (pictured) was sentenced to 30 months on March 1, 2007, after the so-called 'tips for bets' case brought by the ICAC, and the 20 months he was expected to serve will be completed on October 31.

14 Sep 2008 - 12:00am