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As one of Asia’s most wired cities, Hong Kong has a well-developed telecommunication infrastructure. It was the first major city in the world to have a fully digitalized telephone network, and has the highest rate of telephone line penetration in Asia. As of December 2011, the penetration rate in Hong Kong was estimated at 210% over a population estimate of over 7.1 million people, one of the highest in the world. As far as broadband internet penetration is concerned, as at June 2013, there were an estimated 185 Internet service providers licensed to provide broadband services and about 2.30 million registered customers, using fixed broadband services with speed up to 1 000 Mbps (Megabits per second).

Phone lines, Internet access, and cable television are all widely available and at very affordable prices. Rates are competitive, with new and better deals offered all the time. Shop around to find out which package is best for your needs.

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