CHINA: Hong Kong's MTR Corp has announced that its entire network is to have 4G coverage by the end of the year, in addition to the free wi-fi hotspots now available at all stations.

'We know that staying in touch through mobile devices is an essential part of daily live for busy Hong Kong people', said MTR Corp CEO Jay Walder. 'As the functions and sophistication of smart mobile devices continue to grow, our passengers are telling us they would like to have faster 4G connections while in the MTR.'