Global Development Services (GDS)

PCCW Global’s business and technology consultancy division, GDS (Global Development Services), delivers a wide range of global solutions in the IT, Telecom and Media sectors to both enterprise and service providers. Our range of services include technical services, strategic planning and business consultancy to grow your business lines and extend your services into new profitable revenue streams.

In collaboration with the HKT Group and PCCW Solutions, GDS leverage the extensive knowledge and experience of the wider group to complement PCCW Global’s international reach. Our reputation has been built on delivering world class media, mobile, fibre and smart living solutions to some of the worlds most demanding consumers. We are now sharing our knowledge to help other operators grow.

Smart Cities

Our smart city solutions use information and communication technologies (ICT) to enhance quality, performance and interactivity of urban services, to reduce costs and energy consumption and improve service delivery and quality of life. 

HKT is one of the world’s most creative and advanced ICT leaders with:

  • 82.4% FTTH coverage in Hong Kong
  • the world’s highest average internet usage at 175G Bytes per household per month
  • the world’s first ultra fast residential 10Gig GPON services, and;
  • the world’s first 1G LTE-A mobile download speed.

Together with HKT’s highly advanced ICT technology, PCCW Group’s proven business models and operating experience, and our business partners’ unique capabilities, GDS offers PCCW Global customers a complete solution for ‘Smart City’ consultancy, design and build, outsourcing and solutions.

Our customers include wholesale telecom operators, Governments and businesses in energy, healthcare, education, retail, transport and traffic management.

GDS ‘Smart City Solutions’ help

  • telecoms operators to optimise their operational efficiency and to build additional business models to compete effectively in their local markets;
  • Government and Property Developers to develop sustainable plans to use urban resources more efficiently
  • to create safer municipalities to attract businesses, residents, and workers.
Smart Living

Smart Living is a growing requirement supporting societies’ unquenchable demand for a modern digital lifestyle.

With hundreds of new applications and gadgets on the market, and more coming out every month, PCCW Global will assist you in defining needs and determining your path to success.

PCCW Global capitalises on the HKT Smart Living experience acquired since 2012 and its award winning achievements in Hong Kong, with thousands of Smart Living enabled dwellings.

GDS also consult on the systems, implementation and management of smart offices, smart hotels, intelligent buildings, digital signage, large display solutions and control rooms.

Why us

  • Supplier neutrality
  • End to end consulting services
  • Outsourcing of hard to find talent
  • Knowledge transfer
  • International unit of HKT Smart Living
Smart Networks

To catch up with the ever growing demand on broadband access, we need to continually reinvent our service model and technology platforms to deliver innovative products and services in order to stay competitive. PCCW Global's Engineering Services can help you to realise the potential of your telecom assets in a fast and painless way, letting you to concentrate on your business revenue growth and better serve your customers.

Because we’ve done it before, and using the knowledge and skills of our parent company HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider, we can help you to reduce the time to market for advanced services like 10Gbps fiber broadband, 1Gbps WiFi wireless broadband and 450Mbps Advanced LTE mobile services. We are also experts in professional NOC and Integrated Communication Systems for indoor coverage which can help you to improve your service level and hence the customer experience.

Smart Applications

Smart Applications are an integral and integrated part of daily life in Hong Kong. The market is demanding and advanced relative to others. Using our experience in this ultra competitive market of Hong Kong, HKT has maintained its leadership in all areas of smart applications, from B2B, to B2C and B2G applications.

GDS, the consultancy division of PCCW Global, brings our HKT experience to overseas markets. Smart Applications delivers tailor-made services to international markets in partnership with local service providers.