The Hope Makers
A Student Competition for Internet of Things (IoT) for Waste Reduction
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About Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited (HKBN):
Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited ("HKBN") is Hong Kong’s largest provider of residential highspeed fibre broadband (symmetrical 100Mbps to 1,000Mbps) services by number of subscriptions. The company offers a full range of telecommunications solutions for enterprise and residential markets, encompassing broadband network services, cloud solutions, data connectivity and voice communications. HKBN owns an extensive fibre network in Hong Kong, which covers over 2.1 million residential homes passed, representing approximately 79% of Hong Kong’s total residential units, and more than 2,000 commercial buildings. HKBN takes great pride in developing its 2,400 plus Talents into a competitive advantage. HKBN is a subsidiary of HKBN Ltd (SEHK Stock Code: 1310).
About HKBN Talent CSI Fund:
HKBN Talent CSI Fund (the “Fund”) is 100% independently financed by Talents and Friends of HKBN Ltd. (“HKBN”) and its existence is nonetheless indicative of the caring spirit that exists within our people. First established in July 2015, the Fund began with an initial startup funding of HK$5 million from HKBN Co-Owners who, after completing HKBN IPO listing, sought to give back to the community. The Fund seeks to immerse HKBN Talents in a variety of CSI projects to co-create long-term value and better future for Hong Kong.
MakerBay is the first full-scale makerspace in Hong Kong. As a social enterprise, MakerBay is interested in creative and practical solutions to improve our society and the environment. MakerBay offers a wide range of services including education programs, workshops, corporate events, membership and fabrications through its two locations in Yau Tong and Central.