Television Broadcasting Services Quantity
Total television programme service licences (February 2015) 51
- Domestic free television programme service licences (February 2015) 2
- Domestic pay television programme service licences (February 2015) 3
- Non-domestic television programme service licences (February 2015) 19
- Other licensable television programme service licences (February 2015) 27
Digital Terrestrial Television take-up rate (December 2014)  Above 80%
Penetration of licensed domestic free television services (analogue broadcasting) (February 2014) (Note 1) 99%
Penetration of licensed domestic pay television services (January 2015) (Note 2) 100%
Total TV audience (aged 4 or above) (February 2015) (Note 3) 6,466,000
Total TV households (February 2015) (Note 3) 2,407,000
Total number of subscribers of licensed domestic pay television services (January 2015) 2,436,000
Sound Broadcasting Services Quantity
Total sound broadcasting licences (February 2015) (Note 4) 5
- Analogue sound broadcasting licences (February 2015) 2
- Digital audio broadcasting licences (February 2015) 3
Telecommunications Services Quantity
Mobile network operators (February 2015) 4
Local fixed network operators (February 2015) (Note 5) 23
External fixed telecommunications services providers (February 2015) (Note 6) 269
- Facility-based external fixed network operators (February 2015) (Note 7) 42
- Services-based external telecommunications services providers (February 2015) (Note 8) 227
Residential fixed line penetration rate (December 2014) (Note 9) 101.73%
Mobile subscriber penetration rate (December 2014) 239.1%
Mobile subscribers (December 2014) 17,371,999
2.5G and 3G/4G mobile subscribers (December 2014) 12,748,361
Internet Services Quantity
Internet service providers (February 2015) (Note 10) 207
Registered customer accounts with dial-up access (estimated) (December 2014) 239,427
Registered customer accounts with broadband access (estimated) (December 2014) 2,268,576
Household broadband penetration rate (December 2014) 83.2%
Public Wi-Fi access points (February 2015) 30,304

* In the above table, some operators are authorised to provide more than one type of services and therefore the above total number of service providers may be larger than the total number of licensees.

Note 1: Penetration of licensed domestic free television services (analogue broadcasting) is calculated by dividing the total number of TV households by the total number of households.
Note 2: Penetration of licensed domestic pay television services is calculated by dividing the total number of subscribers of licensed domestic pay television services by the total number of households.
Note 3: Source: Nielsen Hong Kong.
Note 4: One of the sound broadcasting licensees holds two licences, one for analogue service and one for digital broadcasting service.
Note 5: Include all licensees authorised to provide facility-based local fixed telecommunications services under fixed telecommunications network services (FTNS) licence, fixed carrier licence (FCL) or unified carrier licence (UCL) using wireline or wireless technology.
Note 6: Include all licensees authorised to provide facility-based external telecommunications services ("ETS") under FTNS licence, FCL, UCL and service-based ETS under services-based operator ("SBO") licence.
Note 7: Include all licensees authorised to provide cable-based and non-cable based ETS under FTNS licence, FCL and UCL.
Note 8: Include all licensees authorised to provide service-based external fixed telecommunications services under SBO licence.
Note 9: The number of residential fixed line refers to the total number of residential exchange lines and non-exchange lines, while the residential fixed line penetration is calculated by dividing the number of residential fixed lines by the number of households in Hong Kong.
Note 10: Include all licensees authorised to provide Internet access services under FTNS licence, FCL, UCL and SBO licence.