About Us
Milestones

2017

  • The largest commercial Wi-Fi operator in Hong Kong with 25,000+ hotspots#

2016

  • 3 Hong Kong enters the 4.5G era
  • Mobile base stations supported by 1Gbps fibre-optic connections.
  • Launches Premium VoWi-Fi Service enabling a variety of smart devices to make/receive non-SIM voice calls.

2015

  • Launches 4G LTE service in Macau.
  • Ushers in a new era of FDD-TDD LTE-A network in Hong Kong.
  • HGC celebrates 20 years of service.
  • Launches Flexi Pass.
  • Launches HGC Retail Cloud Solutions.
  • Launches VoWi-Fi service.

2014

  • First data centre in Hong Kong and Mainland China region to attain ISO 50001 energy management standard presented by SGS.
  • Becomes the largest scale Wi-Fi service provider in Hong Kong following expansion of "hgc on air" hotspot network to 16,000+.
  • Wins bid for 9.8MHz spectrum in the 1.9-2.2GHz band.
  • HTHKH celebrates 30 years of service.
  • Launches bundling of 4K Home Broadband and entertainment content.
  • Launches new finnish smartphone Jolla in Hong Kong.
  • HGC GlobalCentre opens a new data centre at Kwai Chung.
  • Activates VoLTE capability.

2013

  • 4G LTE service achieves full MTR coverage.
  • HGC's Wi-Fi network service rebrands as "hgc on air".
  • Launches enterprizCloud and bizCloud.
  • First in Greater China to launch Direct Carrier Billing service for Google Play App purchases.
  • Deploys a 100G optical backbone network.
  • Launch of LTE Cat 4 network provide data speed of up to 150Mbps.
  • Acquires 10MHz spectrum in the 2600MHz band (shared under 50/50 joint venture).

2012

  • Launches 4G LTE service, offering data speeds up to 100Mbps.
  • Boasts the largest amount of available radio spectrum for service provision in Hong Kong.
  • Acquires 30MHz TDD-LTE spectrum in the 2.3GHz band.
  • Hutchison Telecom Hong Kong and Vodafone launch a strategic partnership in Hong Kong as part of an agreement with the Conexus Mobile Alliance.
  • Launches world-class Internet platform AMS-IX Hong Kong.

2011

  • Included as a constituent of the Hang Seng Sustainability Benchmark Index.
  • Forms strategic partnership with Vodafone Group in Hong Kong.
  • HGC becomes one of the accredited Securities and Derivatives Network (SDNet/2) service vendors for Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited.
  • Acquires 10MHz spectrum in the 900MHz band.
  • Launch of "3Home Broadband" to storm the residential broadband market.
# Based on a review of the numbers of hotspots featured on the websites of Wi-Fi service providers in Hong Kong on
   28 March 2017
* Information correct at time specified.