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Telecommunications

Business owners get first detailed look at Certificate of Origin

Companies looking to cash in on the zero tariff benefits for goods under Cepa were yesterday given more details on the procedures to be followed.

Tuesday, 30 September, 2003, 12:00am

PCCW abandons bid

PCCW has retreated from a brief flirtation with Cable & Wireless, scrapping plans for a takeover move on the troubled British telecommunications company. The move contradicted market expectations that it could make a formal takeover proposal this week.

11 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

AcrossAsia trims losses

AcrossAsia Multimedia has cut back first-half losses by 77.68 per cent, to HK$20.97 million. The Growth Enterprise Market-listed company, which operates a telecommunications business in Indonesia, maintained an operating profit of HK$8.2 million, compared with an operating loss of HK$42.7 million a year earlier.

17 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Hong Kong sets pace in home broadband

Two-thirds of home Internet users in Hong Kong use broadband, out-numbering overseas counterparts by a large margin, according to a report by Nielsen/NetRatings.

16 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Age law curbs youth Internet use

Beijing yesterday issued rules stipulating that all Internet users under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult when visiting Internet cafes, Xinhua reported.

17 May 2002 - 12:00am

Broadband subscribers soar

The number of broadband Internet service subscribers jumped from 51,000 in February 2000 to more than 623,000 last December, according to the acting Secretary for Information Technology and Broadcasting, Eva Cheng Yu-wah. At present, broadband covers more than 95 per cent of homes and all commercial buildings.

14 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Belated first step

At long last, the Government has admitted that comparability of salary levels in the public and private sectors is an issue. In a welcome move to address criticism that civil servants are overpaid, the Secretary for Civil Service yesterday announced the first steps to a review of the pay policy and system.

13 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Unified services set to lift mainland telecoms sector

Unified communications services, which integrate all manner of electronic and wireless messaging, are expected to take off in Asia next year as large network operators in Greater China help shape retail market opportunities.

11 Dec 2001 - 12:00am