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Hong Kong - Digital Economy and Digital Media - Historical

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Last updated: 10 Aug 2015 Update History

Report Status: Archived

Report Pages: 17

Analyst: Paul Kwon

Synopsis

Underpinned by widely accessible, fast and affordable fixed and mobile broadband, Hong Kong has developed into a digital economy to improve socioeconomic development. Technology has been utilised to improve the quality, accessibility and affordability of commerce, government services, healthcare, education and utilities.

One of the earliest and biggest adopters of technology has been Hong Kong’s digital media industry. Starting with terrestrial and cable networks, access to digital media is now possible through fixed and mobile broadband networks. Increasing disaggregation between content providers and distributors has allowed OTT video and music providers, both legal and illegal, to flourish in Hong Kong.

This report offers a concise overview of developments within Hong Kong’s digital economy and media market together with relevant statistical information.

Key developments:

  • Electronic healthcare record launched
  • Over half the population has accessed e-government services
  • Smart grid trials show consumers adapt behaviour when given feedback on electricity usage
  • A smart city blueprint has been created for East Kowloon
  • Companies covered include: NOW TV, i-cable, TVB, ATV, KKBox, Soliton, Spotify

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