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Telecommunications

China defends telecom firms Huawei, ZTE after US report

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.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Huawei set to invest £1.2b in UK telecoms market

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 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

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