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Telecommunications Development in Asia$
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John URE

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9789622099029

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789622099029.001.0001

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Macau

Macau

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(p.197) 8 Macau
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Telecommunications Development in Asia
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John Ure

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622099029.003.0009

This chapter examines telecommunications development in Macau. The telecommunications infrastructure was built under the monopoly of CTM (Companhia de Telecomunicações de Macau) — a joint venture between Cable and Wireless, Portugal Telecom International, CITIC Pacific, and the Macau SAR government. The monopoly was partially ended in 1999 when the twenty-year build-operate-transfer franchise, granted in 1981, was extended to 2011, but only for fixed line and international gateway services. Competition with CTM's GSM 900/1800 MHz mobile services was introduced in 2001 when Hutchison and SmarTone from Hong Kong were licensed to operate GSM.

Keywords:   telecommunications, Macau, Companhia de Telecomunicações de Macau, Cable and Wireless, Portugal Telecom International, CITIC Pacific, Hutchison, SmarTone

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