Tricom Asia wins international fixed line licence

29 Nov 2006

Hong Kong’s telecoms regulator OFTA has awarded Tricom Asia an External Fixed Telecommunications Network Services (EFTNS) licence, giving it the right to operate international facilities-based telecoms services via its 1,050km undersea fibre-optic cable, VN-HK, linking Hong Kong and Vietnam, which is currently under construction. According to the carrier, it is the sole new EFTNS licensee in Hong Kong since China Telecom won a concession in 2005. Operating via three offices in Stockholm, Hong Kong and Hanoi, Tricom Asia is focused on investing in telecommunication solutions in emerging markets in the Asia Pacific regionl; it established its Hong Kong division in 2003.

Hong Kong, Tricom Asia (Hong Kong)