Hong Kong, 23 March, 2020 – 3 Hong Kong, the mobile arm of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (HTHKH; stock code: 215), and Microsoft Hong Kong have collaborated to provide corporate customers with free subscriptions to Microsoft Office 365 services and applications. The move is part of Microsoft Hong Kong’s “#EmpowerHK Workfrom-Anywhere Support Programme” to help enterprises remove geographical constraints and facilitate staff to work from home with peace of mind and stay in touch with partners, thereby keeping business as usual during the coronavirus outbreak.
HTHKH Executive Director and CEO Kenny Koo said: “We have tailored a range of one-stop corporate solutions, covering network services, project design, consultation and project implementation to help enterprises embrace the current challenge as contacts with overseas partners may have been affected by recent restrictions on international travel.
In addition, we have collaborated with Microsoft Hong Kong to provide enterprises with free subscriptions to Office 365 services and applications. This will not only enable corporate customers to boost work-from-home productivity leveraging our high-speed mobile network, but also minimise the impact of the virus outbreak on business operations and keep business as usual.”
Cally Chan, General Manager of Microsoft Hong Kong and Macau, said: “In today’s rapidly changing and uncertain times, companies must go further than ever before to reach new levels of agility and responsiveness to minimise the business impact from the external environment. Our collaboration with 3 Hong Kong utilises our technology to enable Hong Kong businesses to adapt remote working, levering Microsoft Teams to collaborate, communicate, co-edit and share documents in a secured manner anytime, anywhere. The macro-environment is going to keep changing and Microsoft will continue to empower Hong Kong businesses to elevate their capabilities and together achieve more.”
Enjoy free subscriptions to Microsoft Teams for three months
Starting today, 3 Hong Kong’s corporate customers registering online can enjoy free subscriptions to Microsoft Teams for three months. Each corporation can register for up to 1,000 user accounts to make remote work and setting up of mobile offices easier.
Microsoft Teams is a collaboration tool combining team chat, conferencing, document collaboration and creation in one platform, enabling users to collaborate and communicate online without geographical and time constraints, while maintaining close contact with business partners in different countries. Teams also enables instant chats, file sharing and creation, as well as instant communications with team members and partners via a common space even when staff are away from the office. It is also fully integrated with Office 365 services to help staff maintain communications and boost working efficiency.
Microsoft Teams comes complete with comprehensive support including remote configuration, technical advice and tutorials, provided by Superhub Limited (Superhub), 3 Hong Kong’s partner and Microsoft Hong Kong’s local Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), during the three-month trial period.
Eddy Kuk, Managing Director of Superhub, said: “We are pleased to partner with 3 Hong Kong. Amid a changing society, corporates must leverage digital transformation to maintain their business continuity, while at the same time capture new business opportunities. There is a great synergy between us in providing a one-stop IT solution for our corporate customers in this cloud-first and mobile-first era. Being Microsoft’s Top Direct CSP, we have a team of Customer Success managers helping our end-users for cloud adoption with best practices. Corporate customers are welcome to attend our webinars for the latest cloud and mobile technologies.”
Subscribe to designated 4.5G plans to enjoy free subscriptions of Microsoft Office 365 Business Essentials and a Business Operation app for three months
What’s more, 3 Hong Kong’s corporate customers subscribing to designated 4.5G plans can enjoy free subscription to a Microsoft Office 365 Business Essentials plan for three months. Users will enjoy OneDrive for Business cloud storage and have access to productivity tools like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote from Office 365 anytime, anywhere.Staff can work on documents on different devices at home, in the office or on the move, enhancing work efficiency and agility.
Corporate customers can also enjoy free subscriptions to one of the following Business Operation apps sponsored by Microsoft Hong Kong for three months.
|1. Health Assessment
||Recording staff temperature and usage of anti-epidemic supplies
|2. eClaim and Human Resources
||Mobile leave request and approval, reimbursement and online clock-in / clock-out
|3. Customer Management
||Clock in for team members from anywhere, sales process management, instant quotation, sales forecasting and other functions
|4. Project Management
||Supervisors can assign work to team members and follow up on the progress of each project, providing team members with regular updates to facilitate daily understanding of the work progress
3 Hong Kong’s launch of Microsoft Office 365 one-stop cloud-based office solution supporting multiple devices on different operating systems
3 Hong Kong earlier launched the Microsoft Office 365 one-stop cloud-based office solution covering comprehensive services like high-speed network service, provision of mobile devices, Office applications, collaboration tools and cloud solutions. Monthly plans were tailored for corporations of all sizes, with cloud solution provider Superhub providing enterprises with 24/7 technical support, consultants and project managers’ professional advice, project management and implementation.This will significantly enhance enterprises’ operational efficiency and minimise capex outlay of hardware. For more information on the Microsoft Office 365 one-stop cloud-based office solution, please visit web.three.com.hk/3business/o365/index.html or email firstname.lastname@example.org.