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This is an update of Hong Kong's telecoms market, covering fixed broadband and mobile market trends and regulation. It includes service provider performance, multiplay services and bundling, fixed broadband pricing, mobile data pricing, and operator initiatives.


  • Hong Kong will struggle to witness steady business growth. As a small and well-developed market, Hong Kong has reached its saturation point. Now operators’ priority is to increase consumer loyalty by enhancing network quality and introducing more service innovation.
  • 4G spectrum has been assigned to operators during several auctions, and VoLTE has been introduced by all operators. Operators now are putting emphasis on carrier aggregation.
  • New players in the TV market are intensifying competition. PCCW and i-Cable are joining the free TV market. Meanwhile, TV operators are launching their own OTT services to deal with the challenge from overseas players like Apple, LeEco, and Netflix.

Features and Benefits

  • Compares major operators' performances and achievements over the last year.
  • Identify the potential for new players in the TV market.

Key questions answered

  • What are the major challenges that mobile players, fixed broadband operators, and MVNOs are facing?
  • What initiatives have operators undertaken to compete with the new player in the market?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Hong Kong Update, September 2016

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