Wharf T&T

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Wharf T&T Limited
九倉電訊有限公司
Type Privately owned company
Industry Telecommunication
Founded 1995
Headquarters Hong Kong, People's Republic of China
Area served Hong Kong
Parent The Wharf (Holdings)
Subsidiaries COL Limited
Wharf T&T eBusiness Limited
Website Wharf T&T Limited

Wharf T&T Limited (Chinese: 九倉電訊有限公司), is, as of 2010, the second largest fixed line telecommunication operator in Hong Kong.[1]

A member of The Wharf (Holdings),[1] one of the largest conglomerates in Hong Kong,[2] it was formerly known as New T&T Limited (Chinese: 香港新電訊有限公司)[3][4] and Wharf New T&T Limited (Chinese: 九倉新電訊有限公司).[5]

History[edit]

Established in 1995 as New T&T Limited,[2] it was one of the first[citation needed] telecommunication operators to be offered a fixed line license after the Hong Kong Government decided to open this market to competition;[6] Cable & Wireless Hong Kong Telecom had heretofore enjoyed a monopoly.[4] The next year New T&T Limited was offering IDD service and residential fixed-line services.[7]

Making its first net profit in financial year 2001,[8] it was soon after renamed Wharf New T&T Limited.[9]

Another name change, in 2003, yielded Wharf T&T Limited.[10]

By 2006 the company decided to differentiate its offerings by providing some services through a different unit; Wharf T&T would focus on business clients and subsidiary i-Cable Communications, residential ones.[11]

In 2007 it founded Wharf T&T eBusiness Limited, a subsidiary that delivers broadband applications and web applications to SME customers.[12]

Subsidiaries[edit]

Subsidiaries include COL Limited, which provides IT services to businesses having more than "36 years experience in the IT sector";[2] i-Cable Communications, which provides residential services;[11] and Wharf T&T eBusiness Limited (WeB), which was established in January 2007 and is an Internet service provider catering to SMEs.[2]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Company Background Wharf T&T Official Site
  2. ^ a b c d Member's Profile - Wharf T&T Limited Communications Association of Hong Kong
  3. ^ New T&T asiaxpat.com
  4. ^ a b Interconnection - Lecture Notes International Telecommunication Union, Asia Pacific Centre of Excellence - Telecommunications
  5. ^ Wharf New T&T Limited legco.gov.hk
  6. ^ Milestone of Wharf T&T (1995) Wharf T&T Official Site
  7. ^ Milestone of Wharf T&T (1996) Wharf T&T Official Site
  8. ^ Consistent Growth Delivers Net Profit for Wharf New T&T Wharf T&T Official Site
  9. ^ Business and Financial Review hkexnews.hk
  10. ^ Wharf T&T Limited Wharf T&T Official Site
  11. ^ a b Wharf T&T reports 89% increase in profit COL Official Site
  12. ^ NEC and Wharf T&T Signed VIP Reseller Agreement NEC Official Site, 22 May 2008