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Hong Kong carriers set to activate 5G base stations in the 700MHz band

Hong Kong operators have secured 700MHz frequencies in a spectrum auction last year Mobile operators in Hong Kong are set to gradually activate their mobile base stations in the 700 MHz band to provide 5G services, the Hong Kong’s Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA)...

Hong Kong carriers secure additional 5G spectrum

Hong Kong’s Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) announced the award of 255 megahertz of spectrum in 19 frequency blocks after a spectrum auction that required a total of 32 rounds of bidding in three days. In a release, the government agency said that the...

Four carriers qualify for Hong Kong’s upcoming 5G spectrum auction

China Mobile Hong Kong, HKT, Hutchison Telephone and SmarTone Mobile Communications are the qualified bidders for an upcoming 5G spectrum auction, Hong Kong's Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) reported. Hong Kong plans to auction spectrum in the 600 MHz, 700 MHz, 850 MHz, 2.5/2.6...

Hong Kong invites local telcos to take part in upcoming spectrum auction

The Office of the Communications Authority of Hong Kong (OFCA) officially invited interested parties to join the auction of radio spectrum in the 600 MHz, 700 MHz, 850 MHz, 2.5/2.6 GHz and 4.9 GHz bands. The Communications Authority (CA) had announced on March 30th that...

Hong Kong government to award new 5G spectrum in Q4

325 megahertz of low- and mid-band spectrum to be made available Hong Kong’s Communications Authority (CA) confirmed that it expects to award a total of 325 megahertz of spectrum in various frequency bands in the fourth quarter of this year. CA stated the sale will...

3 Hong Kong expands 5G coverage, reaches 600 premises

  3 Hong Kong, the mobile communications division of Hutchison Telecommunications, announced that its 5G network already covers 99% of Hong Kong. The telco said that the firm’s subscribers can now enjoy 5G technology at close to 600 indoor and outdoor premises and facilities across the...

SmarTone launches 5G in Hong Kong via Ericsson’s DSS technology

  Hong Kong’s smallest mobile operator, SmarTone, announced the launch of commercial 5G services in the territory using Ericsson’s Dynamic Spectrum Technology (DSS). The carrier said it adopting an integrated approach of combining high, mid and low spectrum bands to build a "robust" 5G network in...

Three Hong Kong operators kick off 5G services

  China Mobile Hong Kong, Hutchinson and HKT have launched commercial 5G services in Hong Kong as of April 1. Along with SmarTone, the operators had acquired 200 megahertz of 3.5 GHz spectrum for HKD1 billion ($129 million) in mid-October 2019. These 5G licenses will be...

5G strides in Hong Kong: HKT to deploy network, SmarTone selects Ericsson

The initial phase of the HKT 5G launch will cover 11 of Hong Kong's 18 districts Hong Kong Telecom (HKT) has set the first of April as its 5G launch date in parts of Hong Kong, and if that deadline is met, it will be...

China Mobile, HKT secure key 5G spectrum in Hong Kong

  Hong Kong’s Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) announced that local carriers China Mobile Hong Kong and HKT secured spectrum in the 4.9 GHz band for the provision of 5G services. In a statement, the regulator confirmed that 80 MHz of spectrum in the 4.9...

Hong Kong mobile carriers acquire 5G spectrum in the 3.5GHz band

  Mobile operators in Hong Kong each acquired 50 megahertz of 3.5GHz spectrum in the first of three 5G auctions, raising a total of HKD1.006 billion ($128 million), the Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) reported. "Four bidders, namely China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited (CMHK),...

It’s hard to define the killer 5G app because (most) everything could be a 5G app

APAC carriers try to define the "killer" 5G app for the region SINGAPORE--China covers more than 9.5 million square kilometers and contains massive deposits of natural resources that support the country's industrial base, including the high-value agriculture, mining and manufacturing verticals. Singapore is a city-state...

Hong Kong releases spectrum roadmap for 2019-2021

The Hong Kong telecom regulator said it aims to award frequencies in the 600 MHz and 700 MHz bands in 2021 Hong Kong’s Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) released a spectrum roadmap for the next three years, through which the agency aims to award...

Hong Kong’s telecom regulator announces plans for 5G spectrum auctions

  The regulator said it will start offering a total of 4,500 megahertz in different bands next year Hong Kong’s Communications Authority (CA) has unveiled its plans for the allocation of 5G spectrum. Beginning in April 2019, the regulator plans to offer a total of 4,500 megahertz,...

Hong Kong’s HKT implements internal digital transformation

HKT is partnering Huawei on a customer-centric approach to digital transformation HONG KONG--Hong Kong telecom operator HKT is currently undergoing a process to implement an integral digital transformation process in a move to capture growth opportunities in the digital era, the telco’s general manager Alex...

Hong Kong announces roadmap for 5G spectrum availability

Regulator looks to open up 5G spectrum during 2019 and 2020. Hong Kong’s Communications Authority announced plans to open up new spectrum for "5G" services in the 26 GHz and 28 GHz bands in 2019, and in the 3.4 GHz to 3.7...

HKT to deploy submarine cable system in Hong Kong

The Ultra Express Link submarine cable is set to be operational next year. Hong Kong telecom firm HKT revealed plans to deploy the Ultra Express Link, a high-capacity fiber optic submarine cable connecting Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate and Chai Wan, both in...

Digital transformation highlighted at MWC 2016

Huawei and partners show use cases of digital transformation to demonstrate importance of agile, elastic operations BARCELONA, Spain – With a focus on enabling a customer-centric business model, Huawei representatives and clients gathered during Mobile World Congress to discuss the importance of digital business transformation. Transformation has been...

HKT, Huawei demonstrate 1 Gbps mobile network

HKT, Huawei claim demo reached peak download speed of 1.2 Gbps HONG KONG – Hong Kong Telecom and Chinese vendor Huawei said they successfully demonstrated the world’s first 1 gigabit-per-second mobile network at the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015 in Hong Kong. The demo is said...

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