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2013
 
Jan City Telecom renamed as Hong Kong Television Network Limited (HKTV)
2012
 
Dec City Telecom launches "TV Network Naming Ceremony and Programme preview"
Sep City Telecom celebrates its 20th Anniversary
May City Telecom sold HKBN and all telecom businesses to CVC Capital Partners, a global private equity firm
May City Telecom launches the first three Dramas
Feb Groundbreaking of City Telecom’s TV and Multimedia Production Centre
2011
 
Sept HKBN Expands Corporate Coverage to over 1,600 Prime Commercial Buildings
Sept HKBN launches Fibre-Optic Network in Discovery Bay
Aug City Telecom announced the establishment of Worldclass Multimedia Centre
Jun Awesome HK$9.9/month (US$1.30) HomeTel Switch-Over Offer for incumbent’s customers
Jun Incredible 1Gbps Triple-Play (1Gbps Broadband, HomeTel, bbTV) at HK$158/month (US$20)
May HKBN Surpasses 10,000 Symmetric 1Gbps Subscribers
Apr HKBN Launches "bbTV GIANT" Mobile Apps
Apr HKBN Introduce DCX Pilot Scheme, empowered digital transmission of movies between Cyberport and major cinema chains through fibre network
Apr New York Times reported HKBN provides 1000Mbps broadband services at mass market price.
Feb HKBN Launches “Service With Heart” Customer Engagement Program
Jan HKBN Spearheads Next-Generation Internet Network With Cisco CRS-3 Carrier Routing System
2010
 
Dec HKBN bbTV's news is available on Yahoo! Hong Kong
Dec HKBN Launches Canto-pop HD Online Music Portal – MusicOne
Nov HKBN expanded Corporate Fibre Network coverage to renowned Hong Kong Grade A buildings
Sept PHENOMENAL Singapore Experience for our Front Line Talents
Aug Exclusive First Small Screen Release of Hollywood Big Screen Hits
Jun AWESOME Management Offsite in Germany
May HKBN's New 1000Mbps TV Campaign – "With Speed, Life is Real"
May City Telecom 1H FY2010 Results Record Broadband Subscription Growth
Apr HKBN launches 1 Gbps broadband for US$26/month
Mar City Telecom Celebrates 10 Years on NASDAQ with Opening Bell in NYC
Feb HKBN takes on Climate Change with expedition to the Antarctica
2009
 
Dec HKBN Shatters the Millionth Subscription Mark Driven by Strong Broadband Subscription Growth
Dec HKBN launches online MMORPG game store with exclusive virtual goodies
Nov City Telecom receives "Innovation in Recruitment" and "Champion of HR" awards at the HRM Awards 2009
Nov HKBN: "AWESOME SPEED. FOR EVERYONE" 100Mbps broadband at US$13 /month
Aug HKBN announced partnerships with the leading Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) developers across the Greater China region
Aug HKBN launched 13 New "Fibre Shops"
Jul HKBN awarded 2009 HKMA Quality Award (Bronze)
Jun HKBN launched the first Online Broadband Service Registration Platform in Hong Kong
Feb City Telecom launched Talent Upgrade Program:"Next Station: University"
2008
Feb HKBN Awarded Hong Kong International Airport Payphone Service Provision Contract
Jan HKBN launches Dual Mode High Definition Terrestrial TV Receiver + IPTV Set-Top-Box at HK$0
Jan HKBN Being the First to Offer Free WiFi Service at Public Rental Estates
2007
May HKBN renamed its IP-TV business as "bbTV"
Mar HKBN enhances Digital TV platform launched new application "bbBOX", strengthens TV contents
Feb HKBN launches bb50 & bb200, symmetric residential broadband service, supported by "SDU" personalized customer care service
Jan HKBN launches "bbAid" to support emergency broadband needs in Hong Kong
2006
Nov CTI Groups upgraded her staff facilities - life-time learning center and Free-Zone multi-purpose Staff Canteen
Sep CTI Group took initiatives in "Work-Life Balance" enhancement
Aug HKBN and HKCT launched in collaboration Diploma in info TV
Apr HKBN launched "bb25", symmetric residential broadband service
Mar HKBN and Sony launched HDV1080i high definition movie sharing platform
Mar HKBN launched free legal movies download for all Hong Kong Internet users
2005
Oct HKBN launched its new brand "2b", the second generation broadband phone services
May HKBN renamed its IP-TV business as "HKBN Digital TV"
Apr HKBN officially launched bb1000 service, that Hong Kong became the first market in the World whereby 1/3rd of the total households can enjoy Fibre-to-the-Home 1Gbps residential broadband service
2004
Nov HKBN announced the launched of "bb100", Hong Kong's first 100Mbps residential broadband service, and the release of its 1Gbps residential broadband service by 2Q 2005
Aug HKBN launched off-net residential VOIP service, namely the Broadband Phone Service
Jul HKBN launched corporate data services
2003
Aug HKBN officially launched pay-TV service
2002
Jun Launched of HKBN IDD0030 service
Apr HKBN officially launched local telephony service
Apr HKBN upgraded to become a wireline-based FTNS license
2001
Sep City Telecom Group's 10th Anniversary
May CTI International awarded the Satellite-based Fixed Carrier license
2000
Mar KDDI Corporation (formerly KDD Corporation) ("KDDI") subscribed 15% stake of HKBN, forming strategic partnership with City Telecom
Mar Launch of Broadband Internet services by HKBN
Feb Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited ("HKBN"), a subsidiary of City Telecom obtained the local wireless FTNS license
1999
Nov ADR listing on the Nasdaq National Market of USA
Aug Launch of iChannel, a multi-media channel on the internet
Jul Launch of "Lifetime free" dial-up Internet-service plan
Jan Launch of IDD 1666 Direct Calling Service
1998
Nov The first company to receive the licenses of ISR voice service in Hong Kong
Jun Launch of CTInets Internet Access Service
May City Telecom (Japan) obtained Special Type II license from MPT to provide ISR service in Japan
Mar Launch of CTIm@il Web Mail Service
Feb Launch of International Simple Resale (ISR) Fax Service
1997
Aug City Telecom was listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited
Mar Set up INC (the Specialized IDD Network for Corporations) for serving of corporate sector
Feb City Telecom (Japan) Co. Ltd. was set up with General Type II license authorized by Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPT) in Tokyo, Japan
Jan Launch of IDD300 Calling Service
1994
Sep Launch of GlobaLink International Calling Card Service
Jan Launch of 003 International Guarantee Fax Service
1993
Jun Switching center was established in Buffalo, New York, USA
1992
Sep 888 International Calling Card Service was introduced
May City Telecom (H.K.) LTD. was incorporated in Hong Kong