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Hong Kong’s City Telecom to sell off network for $644m

City Telecom, one of the biggest telecoms operators in Hong Kong, has signed an agreement to sell its telecom and broadband assets to local company Metropolitan Light Co. for around HK$5bn ($644m).

HKBN sell off opens way for content push

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There are some deals that you really should see coming a long way off but somehow you miss them and then when the headline lands in your inbox like a right-hook from Mike Tyson back in the 1980′s you feel a little foolish.

Hong Kong Broadband Network: “For us, speed is always the first priority”

Henry Yeung is head of network development at Hong Kong Broadband Network

Henry Yeung is head of network development at Hong Kong Broadband Network. He is speaking on the subject of Cloud TV on Day One of the Broadband ip&TV Asia 2012 conference, taking place on the 15th-16th May 2012, KL Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In this interview he explains why network speed is at the core of what the operator does but that coverage remains a challenge.

William Yeung, CEO, Hong Kong Broadband Network

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Telecoms.com talks to William Yeung, CEO, Hong Kong Broadband Network at Broadband World Forum 2011.

Changing the rules of the game

William Yeung, chief executive of Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN)

William Yeung, chief executive of Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) is delivering a keynote speech on Day Three of the Broadband World Forum to be held at the CNIT, La Defense, Paris, France on 27-29 September 2011. We recently quizzed him on HKBN’s position on the challenges and opportunities presented by fibre.

Hutch’s FTTB price cuts set the dumb-pipe question raging again

As another operator launches cheap fibre broadband in Hong Kong, the debate continues on whether they can be more than a dumb-pipe operator

Sometimes the good people of Hong Kong must wonder what on earth they have done to deserve such a plethora of high-speed broadband offerings (writes Tony Brown, Senior Analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media). At times it must almost be too much, as their cup overflows with cut-rate 100Mbps offerings being forced upon them by market-share-hungry operators.

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