Forum hosted by ASTRI and HKSTP explores a Connected Hong Kong Powered by 5G & IoT

ASTRI and the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporate (HKSTP) co-organised a forum on 5G and IoT technologies on 11 March 2019. The forum took place at the Charles K. Kao Auditorium in Science Park. Mr Hugh Chow, Chief Executive Officer of ASTRI; Mr George Tee, Chief Technology Officer of HKSTP; senior leaders from Government and industry players; and other key figures from the technology and communications industry including HKT, China Mobile Hong Kong, Hutchison Hong Kong and Huawei were present on the occasion.

In his opening speech, Mr Hugh Chow said, “With 5G and IoT, Hong Kong has an enormous opportunity for sustainable economic growth. People, devices, knowledge and data are all going to be more interconnected than ever before.” He added that “The world around us is evolving with 5G and IoT technologies, and ASTRI is proud to be a part of that revolution.”

As a pioneer in next generation network R&D, ASTRI pursues the latest advancements in 5G and IoT, local and regional use cases, and multifaceted applications for various sectors. Over 400 participants in the forum listened to industry stalwarts and technology experts, and experienced demonstrations of ASTRI’s most exciting innovations in this area. The forum facilitated exchange of deep insights and practical ideas – enabling collaborations and interactions within the ecosystem. Hong Kong is all geared up for the upcoming 5G revolution, so is ASTRI!