HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following is a news release from HKBN Group:
Hong Kong Broadband Network Group (“HKBN”) announced the launch of its all-new global mobile data service, “HKBN Travel Pocket Wi-Fi”. Over 1 million current HKBN home broadband / home phone / mobile services customers, as well as select new customers and select HKBN Enterprise Solutions customers, will now have the chance to reserve and enjoy FREE of charge this new service* and say goodbye to exorbitant roaming data fees! By packing HKBN’s “Travel Pocket Wi-Fi”, travelers can enjoy 500MB of data daily** with 4G connectivity across more than 100 countries and regions worldwide, without any need for device rental deposits.
HKBN Co-Owner and CEO William Yeung said, “Once again, HKBN disrupts the legacy status quo. Not only are we providing customers with high quality, exceptional-value local fixed-line and mobile services, but we’re also handing out ‘Travel Pocket Wi-Fi’, a must-have companion for leisure and business travel, so that customers no longer have to suffer exorbitant roaming fees. Furthermore, we’re making this available to our full base of ~870,000 home broadband customers rather than just our mobile customers. We want to do to data roaming what we did to international direct dial (IDD) decades ago, and continue to ‘make our Hong Kong a better place to live’.”
Current customers of HKBN home broadband/home phone/mobile services can try the easy and hassle-free connectivity experience overseas with free 5-day service! New and renewing customers of HKBN’s home broadband or mobile services will receive 10-day service free. Customers can now take advantage of the free “Travel Pocket Wi-Fi” service with HKBN’s latest mobile plans for as low as $78/month (plan details available in a separate HKBN press release)! In addition, select HKBN Enterprise Solutions customers can also enjoy 5-day free Travel Pocket Wi-Fi service and reduce the roaming data costs of business travel.
From now until 31 March 2018, current customers of HKBN’s home broadband/ home phone/ mobile services can visit hkbn.net/en/travel-pocket-wifi to register for a free 5-Day Pass Promo Code*. The Promo Code can be used by 31 Dec 2018 (at least 3 to 60 days before travelling)# to reserve the “HKBN Travel Pocket Wi-Fi” for pickup at designated HKBN shops or Hung Fook Tong shops (including Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong Station MTR shop and Kowloon Station MTR shop^. For new and renewing customers, two 5-Day Pass Promo Codes will be automatically sent to their mailbox. HKBN Enterprise Solutions customers may enquire with their sales or customer service representatives for details.
Powered by innovative cloud technology, “HKBN Travel Pocket Wi-Fi” allows users to use just 1 device across over 100 countries and regions with an intelligent function that automatically switches to connect to each location’s strongest available 4G network. In addition, HKBN Travel Pocket Wi-Fi features an extended battery life that not only performs continuously for over 15-hours, but it also doubles as a power bank! The device features a large 4-inch touch interface for maximum usability when checking data usage and battery life.
In addition, HKBN announced today details about its latest mobile
services bundle offers. To learn more, read a separate release:
HKBN Delivers Bang for the Buck with 4G $78/month Mobile Bundle, Other Bundles also Get Price Cut.
* Terms and Conditions apply. For details, please visit the official HKBN Travel Pocket Wi-Fi page hkbn.net/en/travel-pocket-wifi.
# Reservation of HKBN Travel Pocket Wi-Fi is subject to a first-come, first-served basis while stocks last. If more than the 5-day free service is reserved, each additional day will be charged at $28/day.
** When daily data usage reaches 500MB, maximum upload and download speed for thereafter data access is 128kbps.
^ Designated shops include HKBN shop in Sham Shui Po, Hung Fook Tong Airport Terminal 1 shop, Hung Fook Tong Airport Terminal 2 shop, Hung Fook Tong Kowloon Station MTR shop and Hung Fook Tong Hong Kong Station MTR shop.
About HKBN Group
HKBN Group is Hong Kong’s largest provider of residential high speed fibre broadband (symmetrical 100Mbps to 1,000Mbps) services by number of subscriptions, and a fast growing enterprise solutions provider. The Group offers a full range of telecommunications solutions for both the residential and enterprise markets, encompassing broadband and Wi-Fi network services, cloud solutions, data connectivity, data facilities, system integration, mobile services, entertainment and voice communications. HKBN owns an extensive fibre network in Hong Kong, which covers over 2.2 million residential homes passed, representing approximately 81% of Hong Kong’s total residential units, and more than 2,300 commercial buildings. HKBN embraces “Make our Hong Kong a Better Place to Live” as its core purpose, and takes great pride in developing its Talents into a competitive advantage. The Group is managed by over 300 Co-Owners who have invested their own savings to buy HKBN shares, representing the majority of supervisory and management level Talents in the Group. HKBN Group is part of HKBN Ltd. (SEHK Stock Code: 1310).