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Telecommunications

Unified services to lift 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.

Tuesday, 11 December, 2001, 12:00am

Unified services to lift 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

How computers used decides if good or evil

It is not rare to hear people give their opinions on computer use nowadays.

Some think computers are evil while others say it is all good since it leads us into a new era of science and technology.

People who are against computers usually give the reason that long term exposure can result in bad health.

29 May 2001 - 12:00am

Broadband use set to grow

Broadband Internet subscribers at i-Cable Telecommunications may reach 150,000 by the end of the year from 52,000 at the end of last year, sparking hopes the service may turn a small profit. New broadband accounts grew by about 10,000 a month in the first four months of this year, taking the firm's share in the residential broadband market to about 30 per cent, up from last year's 25 per cent.

22 May 2001 - 12:00am

Broadband catching on

More than half of Hong Kong's 2.2 million home Internet users will be surfing the Web on broadband connections within a few months. Interactive Audience Measurement Asia said demand for digital subscriber lines and cable modems soared from 7 per cent of the home Internet market last March to 40 per cent at present.

1 May 2001 - 12:00am

What the Broker Said...

New World Development (NWD) is involved in property, infrastructure, telecommunications, hotels and transport. It was one of the first property companies in Hong Kong to embrace the new economy.

A year ago, following interim results which showed it was in the red for the first time since it listed in 1972, Merrill Lynch placed a 'neutral long-term' rating on NWD's stock.

8 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

In broadband, it's one country, no systems

My attempts to obtain broadband Internet access in Hong Kong have been totally unsuccessful so far. Apparently fibre-optic cable is not laid in my area (Siu Lam) and PCCW-HKT tells me that DSL technology also is not available in this area.

13 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Grievances against telecommunications sector soar by 70 per cent, says watchdog

Consumer complaints about telecommunications increased by more than 70 per cent over the past year, mainly due to unsatisfactory services from Internet and mobile phone operators.

Year-end figures released yesterday by the Consumer Council, show complaints against the telecommunications sector topped the list, with 3,112 cases reported last year.

10 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

New World Net service targets 5,000 commercial clients

New World Telephone will launch its Internet broadband service with a target of signing up about 5,000 commercial clients within its first year, according to managing director Albert Wong Chi-chiu.

24 Nov 2000 - 12:00am