SmarTone 2G service makes way for 5G
Hong Kong-based SmarTone received regulatory approval to shut down its 2G network in October as users migrate off its legacy infrastructure to 5G services, with less than 0. 1 per cent on its oldest network at end-April.
SmarTone first to offer Ericsson boost feature
Hong Kong-based SmarTone introduced an Ericsson network enhancement function which improves mobile connectivity on demand via a smartphone app, making it the first operator in the world to offer the feature.
SmarTone, pionera en adoptar la potenciación de red de Ericsson
SmarTone, con sede en Hong Kong, ha adoptado una funcionalidad de mejora de redes de Ericsson que potencia la conectividad móvil bajo demanda del usuario mediante una aplicación para smartphone.
SmarTone chief issues cautious outlook
SmarTone deputy chairman Allen Fung warned a latest wave of Covid-19 (coronvirus) added uncertainty to its business outlook during its fiscal H1 2022 (to end-December 2021), but highlighted positives around profitability.
HK pushes back mmWave deployment deadline
Hong Kong’s Communications Authority (CA) gave HKT, China Mobile Hong Kong and SmarTone an additional two years to deploy 5G services using 26GHz and 28GHz spectrum due to later-than-expected availability of compatible network equipment and handsets.
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