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Office of the Telecommunications of Authority (OFTA) of The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Hongkong Post of The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region


- Telephone

The Government has put great effort in opening the market of telecommunication in rencet years. Obviously, the market has changed from monopolised to open, thus people can share the benefits in using the facilities without paying a lot. The local residential telephon paid in monthly basis, and allow unlimited usage. However, local calls from public coin phones cost HK$1 for five minutes.


- Mobile Sevices

Hong Kong supports GSM900/1800 and 3G WCDMA network. Most operators in Hong Kong have roaming agreements with most overseas operators, enable visitors to use their own mobil phone service when they come to Hong Kong. Make sure to check with your network provider about the service coverage and the rates before you leave your country.

Mobile phone rental and prepaid sim cards are available at most of the operators in Hong Kong. The operators are listed as below:


- Internet

Free Internet access kiosk can be found at some department store, shopping mall and Hong Kong Central Library. Wireless broadband also available in Hong Kong cover minimum 350 hotspots in major area in city like coffee shop, department store, commercial buildings and some public facilities, the services mainly provided by PCCW IMS Limited. However, the wireless broadband is not free, payment can be make by credit card during the login process, it will be about HK$ 6 / 10 mins and HK$40 / Hour; HK$80 /Day at the Hong Kong International Airport, details please click here.


- Post

Postage is inexpensive and the service is very reliable. You can easily found the post box and post offices are available at every district in Hong Kong. Details please click here.