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China Mobile Hong Kong and Sino Group Jointly Present Residential Property and Shopping Mall with 5G Infrastructure, which Are among the First in Hong Kong

2019-03-26 19:30
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The First 5G Experience Showcase in a Hong Kong Shopping Mall with 5G Public WiFi

HONG KONG, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China Mobile Hong Kong (CMHK) and Sino Group are delighted to announce that Grand Central and Olympian City are among the first residential properties and shopping malls to be equipped with the state-of-the-art 5G infrastructure respectively. When the 5G spectrum is officially released in Hong Kong, Grand Central and Olympian City's 5G network will be available for enhanced services for customers.

5G Experience Showcase ‘The Future is Now'
5G Experience Showcase ‘The Future is Now'

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China Mobile Hong Kong (CMHK) and Sino Group jointly present the first 5G experience showcase, 'The Future is Now',  at Central Atrium, Olympian City 2 from 28 to 31 March. Olympian City 2 will also become the first shopping mall in Hong Kong to offer 5G public WiFi[1], powered by CMHK, enabling its visitors to experience the speed and connection of 5G network.

The showcase comprises six experience zones[2] to introduce the 5G technology. Through exhibiting interactive products -- including the Invincible Janken Machine, Smart Glasses and an autonomous vehicle, etc. -- the showcase will help visitors understand more about 5G technology, including its benefits and the integral role it will play in daily life.

CMHK and Sino Group first signed a strategic memorandum of understanding on 9 May 2018, covering 5G infrastructure installation to support Hong Kong's development into an international innovation and technology hub in addition to becoming a Smart City.

[1] 5G WiFi details will be announced on-site 
[2] For more information about the six experience zones, please refer to the below appendix

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Samson Lam     +852-9772-2616     samson.lam@rubison.com.hk

About China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited

China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited ("CMHK") is the wholly-owned subsidiary of China Mobile Limited (HKEx: 941) (NYSE: CHL), which ranks 53rd on the Fortune Global 500. CMHK was incepted in January 1997 and was the first mobile network operator to launch PCS services in Hong Kong.

CMHK's 4G LTE service covers two major standards LTE FDD and TD-LTE, and launched the world's first converged commercial LTE network in 2012 and in November 2016, CMHK has successfully launched 4.5G mobile network. The Company offers innovative and comprehensive communications services, including voice, data, IDD and international roaming through 4G LTE, 3GHSPA, GPRS, EDGE and other technologies. In November 2016, CMHK were the first operator in the world to successfully test and demonstrate '2.3GHz TDD Massive MIMO solution' in live network. In February 2017, CMHK became the first mobile operator to implement cloud core network. In September 2017, CMHK led the industry by announcing the first commercial NB-IoT launch in HK.

From May 2014 onwards, CMHK became the first service provider in Hong Kong to provide 4G data roaming service in Mainland China, creating a new era for cross-border mobile services. From May 2016 onwards, CMHK has launched "Supreme Greater China" Service Plan, "Supreme Global", "Supreme Asia" and "Bay Area" service plan to empower customers with the advantages of cross-border communications between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau. In April 2018, first flagship store opened in Mongkok to showcase smart living experiences.

The Company has been named as a "Caring Company" for 15 years consecutively since 2002, and a recognized merchant under the "Quality Tourism Service" scheme since 2004 till now.

For more information, please visit: www.hk.chinamobile.com

*According to the "Test Report on Mobile Networks in Hong Kong Tunnels Available for Customer Use" (as of 26th May, 2016).

#The 4G data roaming service coverage is measured against a designated list of destinations, please visit the China mobile Hong Kong website for details. The data was retrieved as of September 1st, 2017.

About Sino Group

Sino Group is one of the leading property developers in Hong Kong with core business in developing residential, office, industrial and retail properties for sale and investment. The Group is also a major player in hotel investment and management, club management, property management, car park operations as well as environmental and security services. With a team of over 10,000 dedicated professionals, Sino Group strives to consistently deliver quality properties and services that surpass the expectations of customers.

As a committed corporate citizen, Sino Group has been actively participating in community services and green activities as well as art and culture events over the years. The Group focuses corporate social responsibility efforts on four areas: Sino Care, Sino Green, Sino Art and Sino Heritage. Sino Land Company Limited (083) has been a constituent member of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series since September 2012 for its continual efforts in promoting sustainability.

www.sino.com.


Appendix

Six Experience Zones

Zone One: Invincible Janken Machine

Invincible Janken Machine evaluates its opponent's gesture through a sensory system by using 5G leased lines which make it 'Invincible'.

Zone Two: The Journey to 5G

Zone Two displays an autonomous vehicle jointly developed by CMHK and ASTRI to show how 5G technology can create a more advanced society.

Zone Three: 4G vs 5G Data Speeds Battle

The 5G download speed can be 10-20 times faster than 4G. The audience can experience how much faster 5G is than 4G in this area.

Zone Four: OC STEM One Step Ahead

Zone 4 displays two pairs of smart glasses. Participants can put on the smart glasses and experience a distant tutorial to solve a puzzle. When 5G technology becomes more mature, telemedicine will become a common facet of life.

Zone Five: OneNET Start-up Exhibition

CMHK hosted the first "China Mobile OneNET Start-ups Marathon Competition" in 2018, using the "Smart City Blueprint" as the main theme, to nurture local talents and contribute to the vision of Hong Kong Smart City by leveraging IoT technology. This area displays the work of elite teams across the world to the public for a better understanding of 5G technology.

Zone Six: The achievements of CMHK 5G Innovation Center and Sino Group implementation of various technological solutions

CMHK and Sino Group are proactively supporting Hong Kong's transformation into a "smart city" by developing pre-5G infrastructure across Sino Group's residential and commercial properties, using CMHK's Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology as a solution to improving quality of life.

 

Sino Group also plans to install 5G infrastructure in its other properties.

 

CMHK and Sino Group first signed a strategic memorandum of understanding on 9 May 2018, covering 5G infrastructure installation to support Hong Kong’s development into an international innovation and technology hub in addition to becoming a Smart City.
CMHK and Sino Group first signed a strategic memorandum of understanding on 9 May 2018, covering 5G infrastructure installation to support Hong Kong’s development into an international innovation and technology hub in addition to becoming a Smart City.

CMHK and Sino Group first signed a strategic memorandum of understanding on 9 May 2018, covering 5G infrastructure installation to support Hong Kong's development into an international innovation and technology hub in addition to becoming a Smart City.

Representatives from China Mobile Hong Kong:
Mr Sean Lee, Director & Chief Executive Officer (Right 3) , Mr Max Ma, Director & Executive Vice President (Right 2), Mr Ge Jianbao, Director & Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (Right 1)

Representatives from Sino Group:
Mr Daryl Ng, JP, Deputy Chairman (Left 3), Mr David Ng, Group General Manager (Left 1), Mr Sunny Yeung, Executive Director (Left 2)

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Source: Sino Group
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