Press Room

  1. Sep 19, 2018

    Hong Kong Network Operators Group becomes a SIG of HKISPA

    July 28, 2017

    -HKISPA Encourages Adoption of DNSSEC for .hk


    HKIRC is now ready to serve DNSSEC for all sub-zones under the .hk hierarchy. Members of the HKISPA are encouraged to consider early adoption of DNSSEC for .hk. Contact HKIRC at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. +852 9632 9646 or +852 2319 2303 for testing and technical support. Please see Presentation and Technical Guide prepared by HKIRC and supported by HKISPA.


  2. May 15, 2017

    -Security Advisory From HKISPA and HKCERT: WannaCry Worm


    Due to the outbreak of the WannaCry ransomware and expected varied forms of the virus in the coming days, the HKISPA recommends the following procedures to be considered by your call centre and network engineers.

    1. Network engineers may consider temporarily taking the following measures, in order of priority. Adopting these policies will temporarily disable Windows File/Printer Sharing and Samba services of your customers with external hosts, therefore full communication with customers in prior is recommended.

    A. Dropping the following inbound traffic, to protect your customers' exposed and un-patched Windows PC from getting infected.

    Inbound TCP destination port 445 (Server Message Block)
    Inbound TCP destination port 139 (NetBios session service)
    Inbound UDP destination port 137 (NetBios name service)

    B. Dropping the following outbound traffic, to prevent your clients' infected computer from infecting others.

    Outbound TCP destination port 445 (Server Message Block)
    Outbound TCP destination port 139 (NetBios session service)
    Outbound UDP destination port 137 (NetBios name service)

    2. Call centres may reference the attached PDF document for information they need equipped with in serving customers.

    If you need further assistance, please contact the following:

    HKISPA Mr. Eric Fan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    HKCERT Mr. Bernard Kan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +852 9632 9646

    -Security Advisory From HKISPA and HKCERT: WannaCry Worm [Adobe Acrobat Document]


  3. Dec 5, 2016
    -香港互聯網服務供應商協會發布 “網絡營運者向執法機構提供客戶資料之守則” The Hong Kong Internet Service Providers Association Released “Code for Release of Information" [Adobe Acrobat Document]

  4. May 9, 2016
    -Views of the HKISPA regarding Pilot Technology Voucher Programme [Adobe Acrobat Document]

  5. January 5, 2016
    -香港互聯網供應商協會對《2014年版權(修訂)條例草案》的意見 [Adobe Acrobat Document]

  6. January 4, 2016
    -HKISPA Responses to matters relating to ISPs in the Copyright Amendment Bill 2014. [Adobe Acrobat Document]

  7. September 25, 2015

    -HKISPA and HKISA held the 2015 ISP Symposium on 18-Sep-2015, on Net Neutrality and Site Blocking

    The 2015 ISP Symposium was held on 18-Sep-2015 in Shenzhen. Intellectual dialogs were exchanged between legislative councillors, ISPs, data centres, users, lawyers, content providers and copyright owners on two pivotal issues: Net Neutrality, and Site Blocking.

    Conclusions of the symposium available at:
    Photos available at:


  8. July 31, 2015

    -HKISPA Held its AGM and Elected New Council Members

    The HKISPA has held its 2014 AGM on 24 Jul 2015. It welcomes a new member Mr. Ernest Tse of Pacswitch Globe joining its council, and welcomes Mr. Eric Fan of uDomain becoming Vice Chairman and Mr. Lento Yip of 2012 Limited continuing as Chairman of the HKISPA. Please click here for the new council and advisors of the HKISPA.

    In the past two years, the HKISPA has conducted various programs, including collaboration with mainland official bodies for e-commerce promotion, operated a two year project to promote the ICT services of HK to mainland enterprises, and conducted education workshops to acquaint SMEs with e-Commerce tools and applications. As always, the HKISPA believes in that open and fair competition will bring the best benefit of the Internet to the society. In the coming two years, the HKISPA will conduct programs along this principle, to make the Internet and its related services more accessible to the general public and enterprises.

  9. November 27, 2013
    -Response of HKISPA to Consultation on 2014 Digital 21 Strategy [Adobe Acrobat Document]

  10. November 4, 2013
    -HKISPA's response to Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2011 on preventing abuse of the Notice of Alleged Infringement mechanism [Adobe Acrobat Document]

  11. April 23, 2013
    -Recommendation of HKISPA to OGCIO: An Efficient Model to Implement Free Public Wifi [Adobe Acrobat Document]

  12. October 15, 2012
    -HKISPA's submission concerning Review of Admission of Talents and Professionals to Hong Kong

  13. July 15, 2012
    -Second Round of Public Consultation on the Review of COIAO (2012)
    Response of the Hong Kong Internet Service Provider Association

  14. June 15, 2012
    -All sectors urging the government to take the initiative to propose amendments to and pass the copyright (amendment) bill as soon as possible


  15. April 11, 2012
    -HKISPA's response to the SOA-QPS2 Review conducted by OGCIO [Adobe Acrobat Document]

  16. August 25, 2011
    -HKISPA's Response and Suggestions to Copyright Bill 2011

  17. January 31, 2009
    -Response to COIAO Public Consultation Chapter 4, Discussion 2.4-2.5. (Chinese Summary)

  18. July 18, 2007
    -Submission to Legco ITB Panel on Provision of consumer information in relation to residential broadband use in Hong Kong.

  19. July 11, 2007
    -Response to Third Consultation Paper on Providing Radio Spectrum for Broadband Wireless Access Services.

  20. April 30, 2007
    -Response to Consultation on Copyright Protection in Digital Environment.

  21. April 11, 2007
    -HKISPA is inviting tender proposals from Anti-Spam vendors for implementation of a Common Blacklist service in HK. Deadline of submission is 31st May 2007. Please click here to download the tender document

  22. March 20, 2006
    -Response to the January 2006 Consultation on Legislative Proposals to Contain the Problem of Unsolicited Electronic Messages (UEMs).

  23. November 21, 2005
    -HKISPA's Response to Consultation Paper on "Licensing Framework for Deployment of Broadband Wireless Access"

  24. November 21, 2005
    -IFPI Seeking Injunctions Against ISPs for Disclosure of Personal Data

  25. December 3, 2004
    -Response to Consultation Paper on Regulation on Internet Protocol Telephony.

  26. October 25, 2004
    -Response to the Consultation Paper on the Proposals to Contain the Problem of Unsolicited Electronic Messages.

  27. June 10, 2003
    - Launch Ceremony of the Hong Kong ICRS Project [Eng][Chi][Photo]

  28. December 18, 2002
    -Lanuch of membership scheme for HKIRC [Eng][Chi]

  29. October 02, 2002
    -HKISPA Newsletter [MS Word 7.0]

  30. June 14,2002
    -Implementation of the HKISPA Anti-Spam Code of Practice

  31. April 24, 2002
    -Comment on the Review of Electronic Transaction Ordinance [MS Word 7.0]

  32. January 8, 2002
    -Legislative Council Brief Prevention Of Child Pornography Bill [Adobe Acrobat Document]

  33. December 15,2001
    -The Annual General Meeting of HKISPA

  34. July 16, 2000
    -HKISPA Response to the Consultation Paper on the Review on Administration and Assignment of Internet Domain Names and Internet Protocol Addresses in Hong Kong [MS Word 7.0]

  35. May 11, 1999
    -Response by the Hong Kong Internet Service Providers Association to the 1998 Review of Fixed Telecommunications - Moratorium on the Issue of Further Local Fixed Telecommunications Network Services Licenses and Licensing of Additional External Facilities-Based Operators [MS Word 7.0]

  36. April 14, 1999
    -Position Paper - An Environment for Competitive Broadband and Internet Development in Hong Kong [MS Word 7.0]

  37. April 13,1999
    -HKISPA proposes reforms to foster broadband competition

  38. December 23,1998
    -HKISPA Regrets TA Decision to Approve HKTIMS Acquisition of Star Internet

  39. December 22, 1998
    -HKISPA Holds Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers

  40. December 7,1998
    -HKISPA urges Telecommunications Authority to reject on IMS bid on Star

  41. December 4, 1998

  42. October 7,1998
    -HKISPA expresses disappointment on the Review of Delivery Fee Arrangement by OFTA

  43. March 30,1998
    - HKISPA Position on ISR Delivery Fee Arrangement

  44. March 2,1998
    - CH Cheng elected as the first Hong Kong representative of APNIC Exco Member.

  45. August 14,1997
    - Position Paper to IIAC - Broadband Information Infrastructure[HTML][MS Word 7.0]

  46. July 14,1997
    - Position for 56K modem standard in Hong Kong

  47. April 11,1997
    - HKITF & HKISPA - A Joint Submission to The Legco Panel on Information Policy
    The Establishment of a Very High Level INFORMATION SOCIETY TASK FORCE
    [MS Word 7.0]

  48. April 10,1997
    - Submission to Economic Services Branch
    The 1997 Telecommunications Review [MS Word 7.0]

  49. February 24,1997
    - Paper For Legco Panel on Information Policy
    Development of Information Superhighway and Internet in Hong Kong
    [MS Word 7.0]

  50. December 5,1996
    - Submission to Legco Panel on Information Policy Meeting
    Development of Information Superhighway and Internet in Hong Kong
    [MS Word 7.0]

  51. December 2,1996
    - Response of the HKISPA to Consultation Paper on Copyright Bills
    [MS Word 7.0]

  52. November 11,1996
    - Formation of the Hong Kong Internet Service Providers Association