China Telecom

Facebook backs new Hong Kong-US undersea cable network

The Hong Kong-Americas (HKA) consortium – which includes Facebook as a member – has signed a deal with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) to lay a new underwater cable network. The new open cable system will span more than 13,000 kilometers and will increase connectivity between Hong Kong and the west coast of the US, reinforcing […]

Top pay TV operators to add 200 million subscriptions

The world’s top 338 operators across 89 countries will increase their pay TV subscriptions by 200 million between 2014 and 2020, according to a new study. Digital TV Research’s Global Pay TV Operator Forecasts report claims that the collective number of subscriptions for these operators will increase from 704 million in 2014 to 904 million […]

ZTE launches 4K set-top

Chinese tech giant ZTE has launched a 4K set-top box, the B860A, following the launch by China Telecom of a 4K TV service in Sichuan. ZTE said it had secured contracts to supply about 40% of the boxes for the operator’s interactive TV service. According to the company, the ‘super HD’ 4K box features a […]