HGC achieves Metro Ethernet Forum membership

Hong Kong, 22 December 2014 – Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC), the fixed-line division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (stock code: 215), became one of an exclusive minority of Hong Kong network service providers to achieve Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) membership on 1 December.

MEF membership shows market recognition of high-specification Ethernet service.

MEF is a global industry alliance that focuses on carrier-class Ethernet networks and services with a mission to develop and regulate technical specifications and certification standards. MEF CE 2.0 has become the highest Carrier Ethernet specification since it was established in 2012.

HGC professionals are now entitled to attend highly-specialised MEF training courses that will ensure consistently improving technology standards in respect of the company’s Carrier Ethernet solutions.

MEF membership also enables HGC to meet the stringent requirements of high-end customers, such as multinational enterprises and international carriers, further stengthening HGC’s position in highend data service market.

Flexible, reliable and ultra-low latency data service satisfies demands of high-end customers As one of HGC’s high-end network services, WiseNET is powered by MEF CE 2.0-certified Cisco platform. WiseNET provides stable and high-speed data service with super-low latency of less than 1 millisecond plus an ultra-high target service availability of 99.98%. This meets the needs of customers with rigorous data service requirements, such as financial institutes engaged in real-time trading, as well as data centres and multinational corporations.

For further information on MEF, please visit http://metroethernetforum.org/.

About Hutchison Global Communications Limited

Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) owns one of the largest fibre-to-the-building telecommunications networks in Hong Kong. Since establishment in 1995, it has been fully committed to building its own optical-fibre network infrastructure and introducing advanced facilities. Coupled with its four cross-border routes integrated with all three of mainland China’s tierone telecommunications operators and world-class international network, HGC provides a comprehensive range of fixed-line telecommunications services locally and overseas. HGC is a subsidiary of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (HTHKH, Stock Code: 215).

HTHKH is a leading integrated telecommunications service operator, offering mobile and fixed-line services to local and international customers.

For more information on HGC, please visit www.hgc.com.hk. For more information on HTHKH, please visit www.hthkh.com.