Swire Properties empowers Hong Kong properties with 5G

Renowned multinational and local enterprises across different industries in Hong Kong.

Swire Properties in Hong Kong has empowered Taikoo Place and Pacific Place as one of the first business hubs in the city with 5G connectivity in indoor and outdoor spaces to deliver the most optimal occupant experiences at these world-class grade-A commercial developments.

Taikoo Place and Pacific Place have been the home for renowned multinational and local enterprises across different industries, ranging from financial and asset management, legal and professional services, media agencies, to luxury retail brands.

Under the pandemic, face-to-face interactions between tenant staff members are minimized and a sharp upsurge in the need for accessing different cloud applications and remote collaborations including virtual meetings and document sharing created a high demand for reliable and ultra-fast connectivity.

Aiming to provide a workplace for tenants with high efficiency and productivity, Swire Properties in collaboration with HKT to collaborate with the property company to leapfrog the mobile experience of all tenants to 5G. All indoor and outdoor areas of Taikoo Place and Pacific Place are now equipped with 5G to facilitate work and enhance the lifestyle amongst workforces within these business hubs. Aside from substantially improving work efficiency, a 5G-enabled campus also translates to uplifted personal experience at the office.

To promote work-life balance in today’s smart offices, areas for collaborations as well as relaxation are common. Taikoo Place and Pacific Place tenants can enjoy high-resolution music, 4K video streaming, immersive experiences like AR, VR, and digital interactions smoothly at their leisure or rest time within these business hubs, said Don Taylor director, Office at Swire Properties.

“With Taikoo Place and Pacific Place now fully 5G enabled, we are excited to be the first business hubs to reach this milestone in Hong Kong,” he said. “Our tenants and visitors now have access to significantly faster connectivity, allowing them to collaborate and fully leverage the virtual platforms, which will increase efficiency and productivity both in and out of the office.”

According to Taylor this achievement was on the back of extensive collaboration with HKT and part of its drive to continuously innovate.



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