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HIT and Orange team up to offer Hong Kong's first Mobile Terminal Message Service -
a more flexible and convenient way to receive terminal information via mobile phones
Article Date: 18/10/2000
Hongkong International Terminals Limited (HIT) and Orange have joined forces to offer the territory's first Mobile Terminal Message service. The new service commencing 24th October 2000 allows tractor drivers to obtain terminal information such as container movement instruction through their mobile phones, providing them with a more speedy and efficient way to complete the gate processes. Orange is the first operator in Hong Kong to offer this new service which is available for both Orange dualband and cdma users.

New CMS Service provides faster and efficient container movement instruction
As the industry's first, the Mobile Terminal Message offers tractor drivers a new Mobile Container Movement Slip (CMS) service and information on special operational arrangements. The Mobile CMS service allows drivers to receive short messages on tractors pick-up and grounding location with their handsets. With this new service, the tractor drivers can shorten.

Information on special operational arrangements just at fingertips
In addition to the CMS messages, tractor drivers can also obtain other messages such as special operational arrangements due to typhoons. With this new service, tractor drivers can keep well informed of the delivery of their containers easily through their mobile phones.

Enjoy 50% discount on Mobile Terminal Message Service monthly fee for 3 months
The service charge for the Mobile Terminal Message service is HK$35 per month for 100 free messages or HK$70 per month for 250 free messages, and HK$0.3 for each thereafter message. From now till 23rd October, subscribers can enjoy a 50% discount on monthly fee for 3 months. Subscribers can also choose the HK$0.5 per message.

Special Offers for Service Tariff and Handsets
Customers purchasing new handsets are entitled to enjoy monthly fee as low as HK$158 / 300 minutes. Those who subscribe to the service with their existing handsets can enjoy a special monthly fee offer. In addition, a HK$500 discount will be offered to customers for purchase of designated handsets.