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|Key people||Chairman: Raymond Kwok|
|Employees||1800 (June 2009)|
|Parent||Sun Hung Kai Properties|
SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings Limited (0315.HK) is a wireless communications carrier with operating subsidiaries in Hong Kong and Macau.
SmarTone provides voice, multimedia and broadband services through its territory-wide 4G and 3G HSPA+ networks. The carrier also uses a unique X-celerator engine which speeds up the Internet experience.
SmarTone Mobile Communications Limited (Chinese: 數碼通) is a mobile phone operator in Hong Kong. It provides mobile phone service on GSM-900, GSM-1800 and W-CDMA (on the 2100 MHz frequency) with the brand SmarTone. It used to have another branding EXTRA for its GSM-1800-only packages obtained by the acquisition of P Plus Communications.
The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of the listed SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings Limited SEHK: 0315. 53% of its stake is held by Sun Hung Kai Properties. SmarTone Mobile Communications Limited also holds 72% stake in SmarTone Macao.
SmarTone was launched by Sun Hung Kai Properties and ABC Communications in 1992, and it started operations in March 1993. The new branding SmarTone-Vodafone was officially launched in April 2005 following a partnership agreement with Vodafone in December 2004.
On 19 September 2011, SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings Limited announced that it will not renew its marketing co-operation with Vodafone Group Plc., and reverted its brand to SmarTone from December 2011.
- "2008/2009 Annual Result Announcement". SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings Limited. 2 September 2009. Retrieved 30 September 2009.
- SmarTone Switches On 1800MHz 4G LTE Network in Hong Kong
- SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings Limited website
- SmarTone Hong Kong website
- SmarTone Macau website
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