The new data center will lay a strong foundation for digitalized and intelligent infrastructure in the Greater Bay Area while enhancing Hong Kong’s position as a global hub of innovation and technology.
HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 8 December 2021 – China Mobile International Limited (CMI) today announced that construction of the China Mobile Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Hong Kong Fo Tan Data Center (Fo Tan Data Center) is now underway. Being built by CMI in Fo Tan, Hong Kong, with the Mainland as the hinterland, the new facility is expected to be operational in 2025. It will be an important part of a core data center cluster for the GBA, serving as an international communications hub to facilitate global connectivity.
Mr. YANG Jie, Chairman of China Mobile sent his congratulations to mark the groundbreaking ceremony, saying that the company sees the construction of the Fo Tan Data Center in Hong Kong as an opportunity to fully promote new infrastructure, integrate more new elements, and stimulate new momentum to help enhance Hong Kong’s status as an international information hub and support the vigorous development of the digital economy in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
“China Mobile places great emphasis to the development and future roadmap of Hong Kong. We are committed to enhancing Hong Kong’s status as an international information hub and promoting the integration of 5G into Hong Kong’s diverse industries. The groundbreaking ceremony of the Fo Tan Data Center has opened a new chapter in China Mobile’s history in Hong Kong. In the future, it will further strengthen Hong Kong’s ‘new infrastructure’ advantages, add more digital intelligence to Hong Kong’s economic development, and make a greater contribution to Hong Kong’s integration into the overall development of our country.” said Dr. Li Feng, Chairman of China Mobile International and China Mobile Hong Kong.
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