Demography, Economy

Population Population (Note 1) 7.325 Million
Households Households 2.468 Million

Telephone Network

Main telephone lines in operation Main telephone lines in operation 4.22 Million
>% digital main lines % digital main lines 100%
% residential main lines % residential main lines 55.94%
Public payphones Public payphones 3,648

Mobile Services

Cellular mobile telephone subscribers Cellular mobile telephone subscribers 16.72 Million
Digital cellular subscribers Digital cellular subscribers 16.72 Million
Mobile subscriber penetration rate (%) Mobile subscriber penetration rate (%) 228.3%

Other Services

ISDN subscriptions ISDN subscriptions 8,728
ISDN B channel equivalents ISDN B channel equivalents 112,739

Traffic

International outgoing telephone (minutes) International outgoing telephone (minutes) 7.98 Billion
International incoming telephone (minutes) International incoming telephone (minutes) 1.94 Billion
International bothway telephone (minutes) International bothway telephone (minutes) 9.91 Billion

Staff

Full-time telecommunication staff Full-time telecommunication staff 19,670

Tariffs

Connection fee for residential telephone service (HK$) Connection fee for residential telephone service (HK$) 0
Connection fee for business telephone service (HK$) Connection fee for business telephone service (HK$) 0
Monthly subscription for residential telephone service (HK$) Monthly subscription for residential telephone service (HK$) 110
Monthly subscription for business telephone service (HK$) Monthly subscription for business telephone service (HK$) 144

Revenue

Total telecom services revenue (HK$) Total telecom services revenue (HK$) (Note 1) 112,360 Million

Capital Expenditure

Annual telecom investment (HK$) (Note 1) Annual telecom investment (HK$) (Note 1) 8,498 Million

Broadcasting

Terrestrial Multi-channel TV subscribers Terrestrial Multi-channel TV subscribers 3.219 Million
Home satellite antennas Home satellite antennas 20,944

Note 1: Figures for the calendar year ending 31 December 2015.

Remarks:
See Annex 1 for the definition of the indicators.

Telecommunication Indicators in Hong Kong for the fiscal years 1993/94 to 2015/16