HKBN funds construction of 11 libraries in India, Vietnam

Thursday 30 May 2019 | 10:23 CET | News
Hong Kong operator HKBN has announced that it has funded the conduction of 11 libraries in India and Vietnam. Back in February 2018, Goldman Sachs and HKBN hosted John Wood for the launch of his book "Purpose Incorporated – Turning Cause into your Competitive Advantage" in Hong Kong. At the event, together with a 1-to-1 matching donation by Carl Huttenlocher, chief investment officer of Myriad Asset Management, HKBN raised over USD 220,000, which helped fund the construction of 11 libraries, 5 in India and 6 in Vietnam. 15 months later, HKBN reports that these 11 libraries are open to

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Companies: HKBN
Countries: Hong Kong
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Samsung Kids service available in Mexico

Published 24 Apr 2019 15:11 CET | Mexico
Samsung has announced the launch of its Samsung Kids multimedia service in Mexico, the first Latin American country and the third ...

Ooredoo Myanmar provides MMK 1.2 bln for education, social development

Published 11 Apr 2019 09:12 CET | Myanmar
Ooredoo Myanmar has completed its 1-Minute-1-Kyat initiative and showcase Ooredoo's commitment to education and social ...

Spark, Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa expand Jump programme in Taranaki

Published 12 Feb 2019 07:56 CET | New Zealand
New Zealand's Spark Foundation and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa have announced that they will expand their Jump programme ...

MPT launches 'Smart Kids' online portal

Published 12 Dec 2018 14:23 CET | Myanmar
Myanmar operator MPT has launched an online portal designed to engage children with educational and entertainment content. Dubbed ...

Telenet provides computers, internet for Mechelen charity project

Published 11 Sep 2018 09:06 CET | Belgium
Belgian operator Telenet is making laptops and internet services available to the charity Deelbaar Mechelen, to share with ...

Spark expands subsidized broadband service to Whanganui

Published 06 Jul 2018 09:10 CET | New Zealand
New Zealand operator Spark and 20/20 Trust have announced that subsidised broadband is now available in Whanganui through the ...

Smart Axiata launches children's digital library, e-book project with The Asia Foundation

Published 10 Apr 2018 10:27 CET | Cambodia
Cambodian operator Smart Axiata and The Asia Foundation have signed a 3-year partnership agreement to improve digital literacy ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

04 Aug Twilio Q2 2020
04 Aug Boingo Wireless Q2 2020
04 Aug Allot Q2 2020
04 Aug NeoPhotonics Q2 2020
04 Aug Inphi Q2 2020
04 Aug Otelco Q2 2020
04 Aug Softbank fiscal Q1
04 Aug TIM Q2 2020
04 Aug Arista Networks Q2 2020
05 Aug NetLink NBN Trust fiscal Q1
05 Aug Maxar Q2 2020
05 Aug TeraGo Q2 2020
05 Aug Smith Micro Software Q2 2020
05 Aug Inseego Q2 2020
05 Aug Infinera Q2 2020
05 Aug Fitbit Q2 2020
05 Aug Ribbon Communications Q2 2020
05 Aug Synaptics fiscal Q4
05 Aug Dasan Zhone Solutions Q2 2020
05 Aug Dialog Semiconductor Q2 2020
05 Aug Roku Q2 2020
05 Aug CenturyLink Q2
05 Aug Magyar Telekom Q2 2020
05 Aug Extreme Networks fiscal Q4
05 Aug Zynga Q2 2020
05 Aug Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event
06 Aug Cincinnati Bell Q2 2020
06 Aug OTE Q2 2020
06 Aug Deutsche Telekom Q2 2020
06 Aug NortonLifeLock fiscal Q1
::: More Calendar Items