Long-distance cable companies have committed to expanding Hong Kong's telecommunications network capacity by more than ten times over the next three years in license agreements with the territory's government, the government announced yesterday.
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Long-distance cable companies have committed to expanding Hong Kong's capacity for its telecommunications network by more than ten times over the next three years in license agreements with the territory's government, the government announced yesterday.
In Hong Kong, one of the world's pioneering markets for mobile phones, the only thing hotter than the recent flood of Internet startups is the latest handset hardware.
Qualcomm Inc. announced yesterday it has reached agreement with China United Communications Co. (China Unicom), Mainland China's second-largest telecom carrier, for Unicom to build new wireless telecommunications networks based on the Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) standard.
CCT Telecom Holdings Ltd. today announced details about its forthcoming Internet portal that will form the core of its multimedia content offerings.
Steven Leung, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, is near death after an apparent beating in Beijing, where he had been attending a high-tech industry conference, according to a statement released today by a California-based public relations agency.
An Internet-based search service for Chinese-language news last week overcame an input hurdle for users by introducing technology for translating English-language search terms.
Hong Kong-based data storage media maker Hanny Holdings Ltd. today made public its plans to get a foothold in Taiwan's telecommunications market, set to be liberalized later this year.
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (SingTel) and Cable & Wireless HKT Ltd. today reportedly reached agreement on the terms of a merger that would create a large regional communications carrier.
A flurry of Internet-related regulations by the Beijing government, some recently announced and others expected soon, could chill foreign investment in Mainland China and make it more difficult for foreign businesses to operate there, according to market observers. The regulations cover a wide range of concerns, including transmission of unapproved information, use of data encryption technology and initial public offerings of businesses in China.
Microsoft Corp. today brought its recent redesign of the MSN Web portal to Asia, making the new look and features available on five sites across the region.
Consumers in several Asian countries would be able to name their own prices for a range of products under a deal between Priceline.com and Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. announced today.
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (Singtel) and Hong Kong carrier Cable & Wireless HKT Ltd. last night announced they are in talks on a possible "merger of equals" that would create an Asian telecommunications giant.
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (SingTel) and Hong Kong carrier Cable & Wireless HKT Ltd. last night announced they are in talks on a possible "merger of equals" that would create an Asian telecommunications giant.
U.S.-based Internet holding company CMGI Inc. will bring all the companies it owns to Asia through a joint venture with Hong Kong-based Pacific Century CyberWorks Ltd. (PCCW), the companies announced today.