“Hong Kong is a great regional hub for global technology event like this. It’s safe and the infrastructure is amazing, with easy transport links, plenty of hotel options from affordable to first-class, and lots of attractions – it’s probably my favourite city outside of Europe. It’s affordable, offering good value for money and a gateway to our markets in Asia.”
Critical Communications World 2017
Critical Communications Experts Praise HK For Safe Environment
The Critical Communications World Congress and Exhibition was held at AsiaWorld Expo (AWE) on 16-18 May for thought-provoking discussion, debate and networking. The TCCA world congress, now in its 19th year and returning to Hong Kong for the second time, attracted over 3,000 critical communication professionals from over 100 countries, including 150 global experts and 110 solution providers.
Choices Based on Critical Success Factors
The factors that made Hong Kong the ideal destination were its status as a safe world-class city with the highest TETRA1 usage per capita in the world, its unique position as a gateway to China located in the heart of Asia where a huge potential of going digital is centred on India and China as the largest markets.
A City That Attracts Business
"Hong Kong is a city that attracts business. We chose Hong Kong as a destination because it is a regional hub that easily connects to major international airports. The easy access is top of the list: the ease of travelling from the meeting and exhibition venue to the hotel and the rest of the city makes Hong Kong a perfect gateway for China, where most of our LTE partners are located."
What Makes Hong Kong a Safe City
To showcase Hong Kong’s commitment to providing both the public and travellers with safe journeys within the city, a Hong Kong Pavilion was introduced at the exhibition, where the Hong Kong Police Force, Hong Kong International Airport, MTR, Hong Kong Electric and CLP Power demonstrated their involvement.
"In Hong Kong, public safety, utility and transport all work together to ensure a safe journey. It’s a small city, but it has the highest TETRA usage per capita in the world, it’s an early adopter in digital technology and a leader to neighbouring cities. As an international city, safety is definitely our first priority, for both visitors and local public."
1 TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) is an open digital standard that offers a feature set aimed at Mission Critical and Business Critical users, it's an established and proven standard that has achieved worldwide adoption with both public safety and commercial user organisations.