Hong Kong, 19 April 2021 – HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC), a fully-fledged fixed-line operator and ICT service provider with extensive local and international network coverage, services and infrastructure, announced today that HGC Broadband, the home broadband service under the HGC Group, is extending its optical fibre network to Lung Kwu Tan in Tuen Mun, providing broadband services with up to 1Gbps bandwidth. It is expected to be put into service in mid-2021, enabling service for more than 2,000 households. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on 18 April to officially kick off the project.
HGC is one of the two telecommunication operators participating in the government’s Subsidy Scheme to Extend Fibre-based Networks to Villages in Remote Areas. HGC will not only meet the demand for high-speed broadband services in remote areas of Hong Kong, but will also provide more Smart and Wi-Fi services to further enhance the quality of life of villagers.
Andrew Kwok, Chief Executive Officer of HGC, said, "As a telecommunications operator based in Hong Kong, HGC is committed to providing full fibre-based network coverage in Hong Kong. In recent years, HGC has been actively expanding its network to villages and remote areas so as to provide local residents with high-speed, reliable and value-for-money broadband services. Special thanks to Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA), New Territories Heung Yee Kuk, main contractor Top Express Enterprise Group Limited and Village Telephone Limited as well as the villagers of Lung Kwu Tan for their support and close cooperation, which enabled the smooth implementation of this project. In the future, HGC will continue to provide villages with more smart solutions and Wi-Fi services and uplift into smart villages.“
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