Retailers operating in Hong Kong’s MTR train stations can expect better internet connectivity as HKBN Enterprise Solutions (HKBNES) is set to roll out within the month its high-speed end-to-end fibre broadband and Metro Ethernet (ME) services at the train stations.
With speeds from 1Gbps and above, the new fibre connectivity service offers increased bandwidth and reduced latency to enable retailers to improve operational efficiency of e-payment and point-of sales as well as Internet Things devices being used inside their stores.
For retailers with higher requirements, ME service offers dedicated point-to-point bandwidth connection, providing a highly secure and reliable network to support their business needs.
The enhanced fibre-to-the-shop connectivity is expected to reach MTR retailers along the Island Line and the Tsuen Wan Line within the coming one month, and fibre access will be extended in phases to MTR retailers along other commuter lines in Hong Kong.
"We are happy to help retailers in MTR stations leverage business efficiency through our high-speed fibre network and our portfolio of flexible and secure retail solutions," said Billy Yeung, co-owner and CEO, HKBNES and JOS Group.
As an incentive, HKBNES is offering MTR retailers - who register for the new service from now until June 30, 2020 - free fibre broadband service for three months plus a waiver on the installation charge.