Tag: Hong Kong

Ericsson scores Hong Kong smart city project with Arup

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ericsson joins forces with Arup to transform a pilot district in Hong Kong into its first smart and sustainable neighborhood The feasibility study focuses on transforming Kowloon East into a Central Business District support economic growth Hong Kong’s ICT maturity enables ICT based transformations with social, economic and environmental benefits Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has teamed […]

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Hong Kong’s advantage as a data centre hub…

| October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Following Google’s decision to build three new data centres in Asia, I dug up this oldish interview with Sunny Lee, Executive Director for IT at Hong Kong’s biggest ICT spender, the Hong Kong Jockey Club, on why Hong Kong’s a suitable location for data centres, and of course, cloud computing. The interview is from May, […]

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Google to build three data centres in Asia

| October 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Google announced that it will be building three new data centres in the Asia Pacific region. To be located in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan, the three facilities will allow Google to locate its content and services closer to Asian users. According to the words of a Google spokesperson in Hong Kong, the reasons for […]

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Cisco Telepresence unites Filipino families

| February 22, 2009 | 0 Comments
Cisco Telepresence unites Filipino families

Two overseas Filipino workers got a chance to ‘see’ their families back home on Valentine’s Day, courtesy of Cisco Systems. As part of Cisco Philippines’ corporate social responsibility initiatives, the Pinoy Reunion program was started in January using the company’s Telepresence infrastructure to help overseas Filipino workers connect with their families back in the Philippines. […]

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Polycom brings HD telepresence to HK

| September 9, 2008 | 0 Comments
Polycom brings HD telepresence to HK

Polycom became the latest video communications vendor to set up a high definition telepresence centre in Hong Kong, following similar facilities from Cisco and Tandberg. Like its competitors, Polycom’s system consists of three high definition displays placed in front of a curved table, enabling the environment to simulate face-to-face meetings to take place over a […]

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Telecoms in the age of US$100 oil: Part 2

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

When I first commented on the potential impact of rising fuel prices on the telecommunications market back in March, oil was a mere US$102 a barrel and while many I spoke to did admit power prices have risen, there was not too much concern as power, despite rising costs, is still only a small percentage […]

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