March 25, 2003
HONG KONG, Mar 25, 2003 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Hongkong Post and Hutchison
Telecom Tuesday announced the implementation of Hong Kong-first Collection and
Delivery Management System (CDMS) powered by Hutchison Telecom's GPRS (General
Packet Radio Service) network.
This system, which utilizes advanced GPRS network and personal digital
assistants (PDA) equipped with barcode scanning function, facilitates resource
allocation to raise Hongkong Post's overall operational efficiency.
Being the pioneer in the public sector in Hong Kong to develop a business
application using the GPRS network, Hongkong Post is on schedule in conducting
field test with a plan to implement the system in phases starting from May 2003.
The system is anticipated to be completed by the end of 2003.
Hutchison Telecom is currently the largest mobile operator in Hong Kong with a
leadership position in 2.5G wireless data market.
Copyright 2003 XINHUA NEWS AGENCY.
Keep up with the latest in mobile computing news with a free subscription to our mobile computing news alerts service. Each week, Synchrologic delivers a summary of the most significant mobile computing news to your inbox. To sign up for this service, click here.