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SmarTone and 3 Hong Kong launch WiFi calling for iPhones

Hong Kong’s second and fourth largest mobile operators have introduced WiFi calling on select 4G …

Asia Briefs: LINE’s revenue doubles, MobiFone IPO set for mid-2016 & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup …

3 Hong Kong strikes deal with WhatsApp

Hong Kong operator 3 has teamed up with Over-The-Top (OTT) messaging player WhatsApp to launch a local data pack as well as a roaming pass.

Telstra goes on offensive after HK spectrum auction

Telstra has defended its decision to exit the Hong Kong spectrum auction, stating that it withdrew “when it was clear that bids were destroying value.” This week SmarTone was awarded frequencies in the 850MHz band for HK$875 million (US$112 million), while 3 Hong Kong picked up a 900MHz allocation for HK$1.08 billion, netting the Office of the Telecommunications Authority a total of HK$1.95 billion.