HKT revenue dips on plunge in handset sales
Hong Kong operator HKT reported a modest increase in its 2017 profit but consolidated revenue fell as a sharp drop in handset revenue led to a decline in mobile turnover, offsetting gains in its fixed-line business.
HKT upgrades taxis with Wi-Fi, m-payments
Jumbo Taxi deployed technology from Hong Kong telecoms operator HKT to introduce free Wi-Fi service in its fleet of taxis and offer passengers the option of settling fares using the operator’s Tap & Go mobile payment service.
CSL offers day pass for in-flight roaming
Hong Kong’s largest mobile operator CSL introduced a flat-rate data roaming package for its customers to access the internet when flying on suitably equipped aircraft. The operator’s in-flight day pass provides unlimited data for 24 hours for HKD98 ($12.
Asia Briefs: Nokia names head of Asia, CSL offers data carry-over for $6/month & more
Nokia appoints head of Asia Nokia named Paul Tyler as head of Asia Pacific and Japan as part of its planned merger with Alcatel-Lucent. Tyler will oversee the combined company’s customer operations across the region.
HKT demos 1Gb/s; streamlines operations to put user in control
LIVE FROM HUAWEI GLOBAL MOBILE BROADBAND FORUM 2015, HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s HKT not only expanded its market share after taking over CSL last year, it has streamlined its mobile network, drastically reducing opex, and introduced tools that have changed…
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