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Wharf T&t

 

Originally known as The Hong Kong and Kowloon Wharf and Godown Company, Ltd, The Wharf Holdings Ltd was founded in 1886 and used to run wharfage and dockside warehousing. The company adopted its current name in 1986. Its major shareholder is Wheelock & Co. The company owns the iconic Star Ferry, two major flagship properties in the Harbour City and Times Square shopping centres in Hong Kong. Both owe their origins to Wharf’s transportation heritage, being built on the site of the company's original wharf, and on the site of the original depot of the Hong Kong Tramway, a former subsidiary. Wharf’s other holdings in Hong Kong include i-CABLE, Cable TV and Wharf T&T, and Modern Terminals.The company also holds many properties in the Tsim Sha Tsui area of Kowloon.
Wharf Holdings also owns operations and residential developments in Singapore through its Wheelock Properties subsidiary. Such properties include Wheelock Place and the former Seaview Hotel.
 

Football theory guides Wharf T&T

When he isn't championing Cloud technology, Wharf T&T president Vincent Ma Wai-shin is thinking about how Britain's football clubs are run.

Wednesday, 16 January, 2013, 2:34pm

Wharf T&T clinches contract to set up HK exchange data system

Wharf T&T, a fixed-line telephone operator wholly owned by Wharf (Holdings), says it has a contract to set up a financial management information system for Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing and has completed the core intersite network infrastructure upgrade of HKEx's derivatives markets.

13 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Wharf T&T clinches contract to set up HK exchange data system

Wharf T&T, a fixed-line telephone operator wholly owned by Wharf (Holdings), says it has a contract to set up a financial management information system for Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing and has completed the core intersite network infrastructure upgrade of HKEx's derivatives markets.

13 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Ofta tells Wharf to list links

The telecommunications regulator has ordered small fixed-line carrier Wharf T&T to detail its network access within two weeks or face a fine.

The Office of the Telecommunications Authority made the order after Wharf T&T refused to provide it with a list of buildings connected to its network.

25 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

No joy from company over junk faxes

On December 3 I wrote to these columns, complaining about New T&T and unwanted faxes.

New T&T, renamed Wharf T&T, has replied to my queries.

Wharf T&T does not provide a 'call blocker' service, as it provides subscriber details to the originator of junk faxes.

17 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

New T&T changes tone to fixed lines

New T&T has turned its focus from the cutthroat long-distance call market to commercial fixed-line customers.

The company has adopted a bolder logo - putting its trademark bird against a red background - and introduced new television commercials reminiscent of Cable & Wireless HKT's recent rebranding strategy.

27 Aug 1999 - 12:00am