Hong Kong, 2 September 2020 - HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC) today announced the appointment of Kelvin Yip to the role of General Manager of Carrier Business, effective immediately. Kelvin will guide HGC towards close cooperation among local mobile operators and fixed-line network operators, strengthening the group’s leading position in the local fixed-line network infrastructure sector.
In overseeing local network infrastructure development, Kelvin will be actively pursuing closer cooperation with local mobile network operators. With HGC’s installed fixed-line infrastructure to provide high speed, reliable and low latency fixed-line network, the benefits of 5G mobile networks services can be fully realised, supporting the needs of innovative technology and applications.
Kelvin joined HGC as Deputy General Manager of Carrier Business in 2018, bringing with him over 30 years’ experience in the mobile network industry. Kelvin has held key engineering positions at a number of leading mobile network operators and telecom equipment manufacturers, handling projects involving radio frequency network planning, radio cell site construction, base station installation, telecom equipment maintenance and operations. As an active player gone through the evolution of mobile network technology from the first generation 1G to the latest 5G, his understanding and foresight when it comes to the local mobile network and operator market are unparalleled.
Having made an invaluable contribution to HGC over the years, the former General Manager of Carrier business, Wong Wing Kwong, will be taking on an expanded role, responsible for growing overseas business. He will be working closely with the International Business team to explore potential business opportunities in countries and regions across the globe. This aim is to expand HGC’s global network footprint and broaden the scope of business, cementing the company’s position as the major international fixed-line network service operator in Asia and around the world.
Andrew Kwok, Chief Executive Officer of HGC said, “Both Wong Wing Kwong and Kelvin have played leading roles in major local 5G projects, allowing us to gain a leading addressable market share in the mobile network operator sector. On behalf of the entire HGC team, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to them. Leveraging their in-depth experience and professional networks in the telecom industry, our group will be able to create more opportunities to cooperate with operators and carve synergetic partnerships. Their contribution, combined with HGC’s comprehensive network, and our ICT total solution supported by subsidiary Macroview Telecom, ensures we are well placed to seize the opportunities presented by the 5G and digital era.”
Kelvin Yip, General Manager of Carrier Business, HGC expanded, “Fixed-line operators play a significant role in the mobile network market. We will continue to cooperate with local mobile network operators, with the aim of providing high-quality and reliable fixed-line services in order to build a stable and high-density 5G network. We are laying the foundations for long-term development in the region, and transforming Hong Kong into a world-class smart city.”
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