Milestones

Milestone events in the evolution of Hong Kong's telecommunications industry and in the development of HKT and its predecessors.

December, 2018

PCCW Global and Hang Seng University of Hong Kong sign a Memorandum of Understanding to develop smart city applications and technologies.

HKT secures 40MHz of spectrum in the 900MHz and 1800MHz bands in the government spectrum auction for deployment from 2021.

November, 2018

Tap & Go and Western Union collaborate to provide online global money transfer service for Tap & Go users.

HKT builds Hong Kong’s first 5G all-fiber shared indoor digital network on a new MTR line.

HKT and The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute form a partnership in pursuit of Smart City solutions for Hong Kong.

1O1O launches Hong Kong’s first e-Parking services at Mira Place shopping mall.

October, 2018

Console Connect provides on-demand direct connections to Google Cloud across Asia, Europe and the Americas for enterprises.

September, 2018

Ms. Susanna Hui is appointed Group Managing Director of HKT.

HKT opens a Digital Transformation Practice Center in Hong Kong.

HKT Merchant Services launches Smart POS mobile payment acceptance service.

The Club introduces Club Travel airline and hotel booking services.

Tap & Go connects to the Faster Payment System to enhance mobile payment experience for customers and merchants.

August, 2018

HKT reports financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2018.

June, 2018

HKT successfully conducts trials for the commercial deployment of 5G mobile technology.

May, 2018

PCCW Global introduces Console Connect, the industry's first software defined interconnect platform powered by a leading Tier 1 global IP network available in 150 countries.

April, 2018

The Club launches WeChat Go Club SIM for travelers from mainland China.

HKT introduces Iris, a smart cloud-based service transforming surveillance video streams into intelligent business insights.

March, 2018

Tap & Go and UnionPay International launch Hong Kong’s first dual-currency mobile wallet Tap & Go UnionPay Prepaid Card.

February, 2018

HKT reports financial results for the year ended December 31, 2017.

HKT introduces CSL connected-car solution and Tap & Go in Jumbo Taxi vehicles.

HKT launches Star Home Call mobile app for customers to control a number of features on their residential fixed line telephones.

January, 2018

HKT showcases a one-stop Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem with multiple connectivity technologies for enterprises.

November, 2016

SynCab taxi passengers can use Tap & Go to pay taxi fares.‌‌‌

HKT announces to construct Ultra Express Link, a super high capacity fiber optic cable connecting Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate and Chai Wan.

October, 2016

HKT is the title sponsor of the Formula E HKT Hong Kong ePrix

August, 2016

HKT has formed a joint venture, Smart Charge (HK) Limited, with CLP Holdings Limited to offer electric vehicle charging solutions.

PCCW Global and Alibaba Cloud expand strategic cooperation to protect businesses against cyber attacks.

HKT Payment Limited, which operates Tap & Go mobile payment service, is granted a Stored Value Facilities licence.

April, 2016

HKT education becomes the first virtual reality (VR) solutions provider in Hong Kong for Hong Kong and Macau schools with Google Cardboard.

March, 2016

CSL and CTM in Macau jointly launch “Call Macau Home Pass” for customers to use mobile voice, data and Wi-Fi while in Macau.

NETVIGATOR and Now TV jointly launch Now One, a 4K all-in-one appliance.