SmarTone’s mobile broadband gets smarter

16 Nov 2007

Hong Kong-based cellco SmarTone-Vodafone has doubled the maximum download speed available on its nationwide HSPA mobile data network to 7.2Mbps, and is now also offering a maximum 2Mbps upload speed, which it claims is the fastest mobile upstream rate in the Special Administrative Region. SmarTone’s HSPA network provides over 95% population coverage of Hong Kong, including indoor and outdoor coverage and the MTR railway network, and international data roaming over HSPA, 3G and GPRS networks in 168 countries. A Smartone-Vodafone mobile broadband contract costs HKD348 (USD44.7) per month, with unlimited domestic usage, including streaming, web browsing, e-mail access, downloads and uploads. Flexi, a pay-as-you-go plan, is also available at HKD2 per MB, with a price cap of HKD48 per day.

Hong Kong, SmarTone