PCCW Solutions awarded US$17.6 million contract to modernize the Transport Information System for Transport Department
Aug 16, 2017
PCCW (SEHK: 0008) - HONG KONG, August 16, 2017 - PCCW Solutions, the IT services flagship of PCCW Limited, has been awarded a US$17.6 million contract to help the Transport Department of HKSAR Government to modernize its existing Transport Information System (TIS), which will enable more efficient processing of a vast amount of traffic and transport data to facilitate and streamline day-to-day operation of the Transport Department.
Riding on the successful implementation of the first TIS a decade ago, PCCW Solutions is selected to design, implement and maintain the advanced TIS, synchronizing with the smart city initiative of the HKSAR Government.
The new TIS will make use of the latest information technology to process both textual and spatial data integrated with Geographic Information System for managing traffic flow. The intelligent transport system will enhance citizen experience by allowing the general public access to traffic and transport information real-time through government portals. The system will also enable real-time traffic condition predictions to improve the mobility of Hong Kong.
Mr. Ramez Younan, Managing Director of PCCW Solutions, said, "We are honored to be the digital transformation partner of the Transport Department to create an efficient and effective solution that provides more informed choices to the road users with access to real-time information and enhance the utilization of existing transport infrastructure. It is part of our continuous focus on making Hong Kong a leading smart city. This contract award reflects our proven expertise in building highly-sophisticated IT systems integrated with innovative technologies to generate value for clients."
About PCCW Solutions
PCCW Solutions is the IT and business process outsourcing flagship of PCCW Limited, which also holds interests in telecommunications, media, property development and investment, and other businesses.
Responsible for a growing number of large-scale IT projects in the public and private sectors, PCCW Solutions holds a wealth of experience and expertise and is viewed as a major industry player in Greater China. To learn more about PCCW Solutions, please visit www.pccwsolutions.com.
About PCCW Limited
PCCW Limited (SEHK: 0008) is a global company headquartered in Hong Kong which holds interests in telecommunications, media, IT solutions, property development and investment, and other businesses.
The Company holds a majority interest in the HKT Trust and HKT Limited, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider and leading operator in fixed-line, broadband and mobile communication services. HKT meets the needs of the Hong Kong public and local and international businesses with a wide range of services including local telephony, local data and broadband, international telecommunications, mobile, and other telecommunications businesses such as customer premises equipment sale, outsourcing, consulting, and contact centers.
PCCW also owns a fully integrated multimedia and entertainment group in Hong Kong, PCCW Media. PCCW Media operates the largest local pay-TV operation, Now TV, and is engaged in the provision of over-the-top (OTT) video service under the Viu brand in Hong Kong and other places in the region.
Through HK Television Entertainment Company Limited, PCCW also operates a domestic free television service in Hong Kong.
Also wholly-owned by the Group, PCCW Solutions is a leading information technology outsourcing and business process outsourcing provider in Hong Kong and mainland China.
In addition, PCCW holds a majority interest in Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited, and other overseas investments. To learn more about PCCW, please visit www.pccw.com.
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