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Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board

Appeal No. 23

Hong Kong Broadband Network Ltd. v The Telecommunications Authority

Date of appeal : 9 May 2006
Appellant : Hong Kong Broadband Network Ltd.
Nature of appeal : Against the decision of the Telecommunications Authority dated 25 April 2006, inter alia, the methodology to determine the assessment that there was no breach of s.7M of the Telecommunications Ordinance in relation to HKBN's complaint against PCCW-IMS Limited for engaging in misleading or deceptive conduct in its advertisements and direct marketing materials to promote, market and advertise its broadband services.
Hearings : Hearing on the appeal held on 23, 24 and 25 January 2007.
Outcome of hearing : The Judgement of the Appeal Board dated 24 April 2007 is attached. Appeal was allowed and the TA's decision was quashed.