Free Wi-Fi Service at PCCW Wi-Fi Hotspots for our Staff and Students

Starting from August 2007, students and staff of HKIEd could enjoy free Wi-Fi service at all PCCW Wi-Fi hotspots in Hong Kong. This allows HKIEd members to use Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.1 b/g/n) enabled devices such as notebook computers, PDAs or smartphones to get wireless Internet access at close to 6,000 PCCW Wi-Fi hotspots in Hong Kong for free. Access is set up simply by logging on the services using HKIEd network account and password. No registration is required. As a reciprocal arrangement, PCCW Wi-Fi customers could also use the HKIEd Wi-Fi services in our Tai Po campus and Town Centre.

Users are bound by the Terms and Conditions of PCCW Wi-Fi Services when using the PCCW Wi-Fi Services. Also, for security reason, users are recommended NOT to use public wireless network for sensitive transactions.

Using Wi-Fi service at PCCW Wi-Fi Hotspots (for HKIEd members)

All the PCCW Wi-Fi hotspots in Hong Kong support web portal login while some support 802.1x login as well at this moment. We recommend using 802.1x connection whenever available as this is more secure.

Configurations for setting up wireless network profile (802.1x):

SSIDUniversities via PCCW
User NameUserName@DomainName
Authentication ModeWPA
Data EncryptionTKIP
Trusted Root Certification AuthoritiesThawte Premium Server CA
Use Machine Information For Domain LogonDisable
Use Windows User Name and PasswordDisable

To use the Wi-Fi service at hotspot that only supports web portal login, you should setup the device with SSID "PCCW". When you launch the Internet browser (e.g. Internet Explorer), you will be redirected to the login page where you can enter username & password. Just enter UserName@DomainName (e.g. and your account password and follow instructions on screen to complete the login process.

Using Wi-Fi service at HKIEd (for PCCW customers only)

To use the Wi-Fi service at HKIEd, PCCW customers should setup the device with SSID "PCCW". Then start the Internet browser and you will be redirected to the login page.

Note: For more details about the PCCW Wi-Fi service and the locations of hotspots, please visit For enquiries please kindly contact ITS Help Desk at 2948 6601.