People overseas have asked if I can recommend a stored-value SIM package for them during their stay in Hong Kong, so instead of repeating my answer over an over I’ve decided to create a post.
Before reading this post one needs to understand one thing about the mobile market in Hong Kong. It is very competitive and the rates and packages change frequently; around every six months. So aside from the following recommendations you should also verify my information when you arrive in Hong Kong.
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On Thursday (Nov. 25) CSL launched the world’s first LTE/DC-HSPA+ mobile network during their “Go Beyond” event held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center in Hong Kong.
According to CSL it’s new network is capable of achieving speeds of 100 Mbps downlink and 38 Mbps uplink, with its DC-HSPA component supporting 42 Mbps. It is also Asia’s first commercial LTE network with full digital voice traffic, built in partnership with mainland China’s ZTE.
Although CSL refers to this new network as “4G”, but according to International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Radiocommunication Sector (R).
A 4G network must have target peak data rates of up to approximately 100 Mbit/s for high mobility such as mobile access and up to approximately 1 Gbit/s for low mobility such as nomadic/local wireless access
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