HKBN Ranked #1 on Netflix ISP Speed Index in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural Netflix ISP Speed Index for nine countries and regions in Asia is now out with data for April 2016. In Hong Kong, Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited ("HKBN") is proud to announce that it has been ranked number 1 with a 3.64 Mbps average monthly speed, making it the only local ISP to exceed Hong Kong's average of 3.35 Mbps. For details, please refer to

HKBN Chief Technology Officer and Co-Owner, Gary McLaren said, "Thanks to our world-class optic fibre network across Hong Kong, all our customers can enjoy 100Mbps to 1,000Mbps internet service.  We will continue to invest and lead the market to ensure that Hong Kong will always enjoy using our "Big Fat Dumb Pipe" to access content from around the world.  We are proud to be recognised by Netflix as the fastest ISP in Hong Kong."

Considered a handy tool for consumers, the Netflix ISP Speed Index is determined by measuring Netflix's performance during prime time hours over a particular Internet Service Provider. In general, a faster speed index means a better overall experience in picture quality, quicker start times and fewer interruptions, according to Netflix.

About Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited

Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited ("HKBN") is Hong Kong's largest provider of residential high speed fibre broadband (symmetrical 100Mbps to 1,000Mbps) services by number of subscriptions. The company offers a full range of telecommunications solutions for enterprise and residential markets, encompassing broadband network services, cloud solutions, data connectivity and voice communications. HKBN owns an extensive fibre network in Hong Kong, which covers over 2.1 million residential homes passed, representing approximately 79% of Hong Kong's total residential units, and more than 2,200 commercial buildings. HKBN takes great pride in developing its 2,900 plus Talents into a competitive advantage. HKBN is a subsidiary of HKBN Ltd (SEHK Stock Code: 1310).

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Source: Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited
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