There are now more broadband internet surfers in Hong Kong than narrowband users - a sign the city is becoming increasingly technology savvy as consumers prefer lightning-fast downloads to pedestrian dial-up access.Saturday, 17 January, 2004, 12:00am
The new rules are a step towards resolving the issue among mainland telecoms firms and reforming the charging system
China's telecommunications regulator has issued new rules on interconnection settlement among the carriers, marking a major step forward in resolving the long-delayed reform on interconnection.13 Nov 2003 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's broadband revolution is gathering pace with the number of homes and offices using high-speed connections overtaking the number connected by narrowband for the first time.
Newly-released statistics show that in September, there were 1.16 million broadband subscriptions compared with 1.11 million narrowband connections.10 Nov 2003 - 12:00am
The number of high-speed connections has now overtaken old-style accounts
Hong Kong's broadband revolution is gathering pace with the number of homes and offices using high-speed connections overtaking the number connected by narrowband for the first time.10 Nov 2003 - 12:00am
Eight years ago, Hong Kong pioneered a radical experiment in the liberalisation of telecommunications that has rippled across the globe. Results have been spectacular, with a massive expansion of networks and services resulting in some of the world's lowest prices.8 Oct 2003 - 12:00am
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.
Most importantly, business owners were able to get their first glimpse of the Certificate of Hong Kong Origin, which is needed to show that the product to be imported to the mainland falls under one of 273 tariff-exempt categories.30 Sep 2003 - 12:00am