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Telecommunications

Contracts rule over people's pockets

'Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, saying rising inflation had made these 'difficult times', told lawmakers the financial needs of people would outweigh the interests of shareholders when government considered a rise in fees for public services.'

Monday, 19 May, 2008, 12:00am

Contracts rule over people's pockets

'Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, saying rising inflation had made these 'difficult times', told lawmakers the financial needs of people would outweigh the interests of shareholders when government considered a rise in fees for public services.'

SCMP, May 16

19 May 2008 - 12:00am

Telecoms world eyes WiMax trial in US

Billions at stake over next generation mobile

Telecommunications operators worldwide will be monitoring customer response to the world's first commercial operation of a mobile WiMax service this year. At stake is billions of dollars of revenue expected to flow from the next generation service.

15 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Company sticks to its guns and focuses on service

Companies in the competitive world of telecommunications will take drastic measures to get ahead of their rivals. Usually this means slashing prices and offering more minutes of call time for less cost.

The HKIHRM/SCMP People Management Awards 2007 finalist, City Telecom (Hong Kong), however, has strived instead to win more customers by providing better services.

13 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Broadband providers rev up network speed

The speed limits on Hong Kong's information superhighway are rising, with some of the city's big telecommunications players rolling out faster networks and more services linked to optical fibre cables.

27 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Feilio works out solution to intellectual piracy

While the world's big four music companies have failed to stamp out piracy in the mainland, Feilio, a Harvard University venture, may just have the solution.

20 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Couch trips remind us we're not so far apart

We live in a world increasingly riven by ethnic conflict, religious strife, economic disputes and naked power politics. The globe sometimes appears less a global village than a worldwide battlefield. So it is nice to be reminded every now and then that we all belong to the same species and live and travel on the same planet.

22 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Virtual footprints

Here is some sage advice for anyone about to use the internet for anything other than pleasure: if you don't want to get into trouble, don't type it in. This has been made crystal clear to me after communicating with some experts in the field of online security.

31 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

PCCW links users on-the-go with Netvigator Everywhere

Seamless switching between 3.5G and Wi-fi challenges rivals

PCCW, the city's largest telecommunications operator, is intensifying competition with mobile operators which sell high-speed mobile broadband services to laptop users. The fixed-line operator is offering seamless on-the-go internet connections for such customers almost anywhere in urban Hong Kong.

28 Aug 2007 - 12:00am