Panel on Information Technology and Broadcasting

Meeting on
Monday, 15 January 2007, at 10:45 am
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised agenda

I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting

LC Paper No. CB(1)669/06-07

-Minutes of meeting held on 11 December 2006

II.Information papers issued since last meeting

LC Paper Nos. CB(1)584/06-07(01) and (02)
(issued on 22 December 2006)

-(a)Report on 2006 Annual Survey on Information Technology Usage and Penetration in the Business Sector
(b)Thematic Household Survey Report No. 27

LC Paper No. CB(1)620/06-07(01)
(issued on 3 January 2007)

-Executive summary of the "Consultation Paper on Review of the Regulatory Framework for Universal Service Arrangements" and the relevant press release issued by the Office of the Telecommunications Authority on 28 December 2006

III.Date of next meeting and items for discussion
(10:45 am - 10:50 am)

LC Paper No. CB(1)670/06-07(01)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(1)670/06-07(02)

-List of follow-up actions

* IV.Issues relating to Internet disruptions caused by earthquake damage to undersea cables
(10:50 am - 12:15 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)697/06-07(01)
(English version issued on 10 January 2007)
(Chinese version attached)

-Paper provided by the Administration

Meeting with the Administration and deputations

  1. PCCW IMS Limited
    (to be tabled at the meeting)

  2. Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited
    (to be tabled at the meeting)

  3. Hutchison Global Communications Limited
    (to be tabled at the meeting)

  4. New World Telecommunications Limited
    (to be tabled at the meeting)

  5. Hong Kong Internet Service Providers Association
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)697/06-07(02) - attached - Chinese version only)#

  6. Internet Society Hong Kong
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)697/06-07(02) - Chinese version only)#

  7. Professional Information Security Association
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)697/06-07(02) - Chinese version only)#

  8. Mr Martin OEI, Information Technology Columnist
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)697/06-07(03) - attached - Chinese version only)

#Joint submission from Hong Kong Internet Service Providers Association, Internet Society Hong Kong, Professional Information Security Association and Hong Kong Information Technology Federation

V.Report on the progress made by the previous Digital 21 Strategy
(12:15 pm - 12:45 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)670/06-07(03)
(issued on 9 January 2007)

-Paper provided by the Administration

VI.Any other business
(12:45 pm)

* All other Hon Members of Legislative Council are invited to take part in the discussion of item IV.

Council Business Division 1
Legislative Council Secretariat
15 January 2007