HKTV denied a mobile service
Discussions between watchdog and HKTV owner Ricky Wong reach an impasse.
HKTV plans hit ‘dead end’; Ricky Wong plans court action
Ofca tells HKTV that it has to get a domestic free-to-view or pay-TV licence first before launching new mobile TV service.
China Mobile to investigate HKTV deal
Following a recent deal that was struck between the two companies, the parent of China Mobile is probing to see if any rules had been broken.
HKTV goes into online space
HKTV’s Ricky Wong Wai-kay has made a switch to internet television since being rejected a FTA licence by the government.
HKTV reports HK$40m loss
Local reports say Ricky Wong’s company, which lost out in a Free TV licence bid, might discontinue its pursuit of the FTA business in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong regulator accuses government of ignoring advice
The Communications Authority said at the Legislative Council that their recommendation to award all three applicants FTA licences was unheeded.
Hong Kong reasserts absence of cap on FTA licences
In an official document online, the government has put back a sentence that it previously removed, about there being no ceiling to the number of licences.
Hong Kong citizens to switch off TVs to protest FTA licensing
Citizens are protesting the lack of competition, and the government’s silence over not granting a free-TV license to Ricky Wong’s Hong Kong Television Network.
HKTVE to invest HK$600 million in first three years of Free TV service
HKTVE has also set up three recruitment telephone hotlines for ex-HKTV employees and others interested in joining the company.