Convergence in Hong Kong

Chapter from M.Hukill, R.Ono, and C.Vallath eds. Electronic Communication Convergence: Policy Challenges in Asia,
Singapore, 1999.

Convergence in Hong Kong

1998 marked a watershed for Hong Kong’s information technology, telecommunications, and broadcasting sectors. Just as mainland China was merging the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, the Ministry of Electronic Industries and the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television into a new Ministry of Information Industries (MII), the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong SAR) was similarly merging regulatory functions.

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