HKT (SEHK:6823) – HONG KONG, September 13, 2012 – HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider, has been awarded two contracts to provide communication networks for on-street traffic signal control, closed circuit television (CCTV) systems and related equipment for the Transport Department, with a combined contract sum exceeding HK$100 million.
The networks are designed to support video and data transmission of on-street traffic signal control and CCTV systems managed by the Transport Department, including 1) transmission of data between on-street traffic signal controllers and related equipment and traffic control centers, and also between traffic control centers; 2) transmission of CCTV images between on-street CCTV cameras and traffic control centers, and also between traffic control centers; and 3) transmission of data between equipment and workstations accommodated at various locations for traffic control and monitoring, and office automation applications.
Mr. Tom Chan, Managing Director of Commercial Group of HKT, said, "We are very proud of being recognized for our strong commitment to continuously investing in network infrastructure, and are also delighted that our reliability has been highly regarded. We believe that our extensive network coverage, expertise, and solid track record in handling complex, mission-critical systems are the major factors for HKT to win."
He added, "Hong Kong's roads are among the most heavily used in the world. With a growing population and continuous economic development, an efficient traffic control system is essential to maximize the road capacity to meet the rising traffic demands. We will work closely with the Transport Department to provide one of the world's best traffic control systems to users."
HKT (SEHK: 6823) is Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider. It meets the needs of the Hong Kong public and local and international businesses with a wide range of services including local telephony, local data and broadband, international telecommunications, mobile, and other telecommunications businesses such as customer premises equipment sale, outsourcing, consulting, and contact centers.
Together with the highly successful media business of its parent company, PCCW Limited, HKT offers innovative media content and services across the PCCW Group's unique quadruple-play platforms – fixed-line, broadband Internet access, TV and mobile.
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