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aaaOwtel Store is set to open its first shop in Taiwan - right in the heart of the island’s capital - to cater to the needs of the growing number of Filipinos working there. To be located at the bustling Zhongshan North Road in Zhongshan District in Taipei, the Owtel Store will be opened early this month. It will also be the first store that will exclusively serve the needs of nearly 80,000 Filipinos working and living in the island, many of whom are in Taipei. “We are very excited to open our first stor...

February 28, 2019
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aaaWhen David Chen, founder and chief executive officer of Owtel, envisaged a company that would become a household name, he knew that the company would have to expand its reach across the globe. Next month, Chen and Owtel will take another step in realizing that vision when Owtel opens its first store in Taiwan. "With our expansion in Taiwan, we will bring the same high-quality products and service that Owtel is known for," Chen said. "The Owtel team is ready to serve Taiwan, and we have lined up exciting promotions for our Taipei customers...

February 25, 2019
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aaaONCE more with feelings, we introduce to you Owtel Installment App. The faster and easier way to file your installment application and update your transaction record. Its first name? Convenience Last name? Trustworthy And our guarantee? Faster and easier installment applications. This 2019 do away with queuing and spending precious time of your holiday to take care of your Owtel applications and bills. No more waking up early to queue, but more time for rest and relaxation with friends. By a simple and easy step of installing O...

February 15, 2019
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aaaWhen David Chen, founder and chief executive officer of OWTEL, envisioned a company that would be a household name, he knew that to realize the vision, the company would have to expand its geographical reach. And Chen and OWTEL have taken another step to make this vision come true. OWTEL Store opened its first shop in Macau recently. "Through our expansion in Macau, we will bring the same high-quality products and service that OWTEL is known for," Chen said. "The OWTEL team is ready to serve Macau, and we have lined up exciting promoti...

November 19, 2018

aaaLocated at the popular and convenient R. De Alfandega, Owtel Store will bring to Macau the same high-quality products and top-notch customer service that it is known for in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s leading retailer of gadgets and appliances.   ...

November 4, 2018
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Strong Wind Signal, No. 3

The Hong Kong Observatory raised this afternoon Typhoon Signal Number 3   The Strong Wind Signal, No. 3 was issued at 12:40 p.m. This means that winds with mean speeds of 41 to 62 kilometres per hour are expected. At 1 p.m., Severe Tropical Storm Yutu was estimated to be about 360 kilometres southeast of Hong Kong (near 19.9 degrees north 116.5 degrees east) and is forecast to move north or north-northwest at about 12 kilometres per hour crossing the northeastern part of the South China Sea. ...

November 1, 2018
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aaaIN a bid to ensure that every Filipino worker in Hong Kong is given the chance to spend time with their family and loved ones especially during important occasions, OWTEL, through the OWTEL Voucher, has partnered with travel agency Destine Joy Travel & Tours for the purchase of plane tickets. “Through the OWTEL Voucher, our customers could buy plane tickets exclusively from Destine Joy Travel & Tours and they can pay for the tickets by instalment,” said OWTEL founder and CEO David Chen. And with OWT...

February 20, 2018
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aaaOWTEL first established in Hong Kong in December 1999 and opened its rst Retail Store Outlet in World Wide House, selling Mobile Phones, Audio & Visual Products, Accessories, 1624 IDD, and One World Phone Cards. Throughout years and with continuous demand for high quality service, our retail stores have expanded to oer installment plans for Mobile Phones, Audio Visual Products, Accessories and home appliances. We have also started to accept payment services for IDD bills for our customers’ convenience and also oered remitt...

January 12, 2018
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aaaDavid Chen envisioned a company that would be a household name and he made that a reality in Owtel. Owtel was founded by Chen in 1999, after working in the US for companies such as AT&T, Bank of America, and Cisco. His heart had always been set to owning his own business, and forging his own path. Four years after incorporating Owtel, the business ventured into putting up Owtel Store, which then sold phones from various brands. Owtel has been at the forefront of innovation to ensure that it continues to meet the needs of the various m...

December 12, 2016


  • Entrepreneur David Chen is the owner of Hong Kong Publications, which produces HONG KONG NEWS and SUARA, the top foreign newspapers in Hong Kong.
  • Established in September 2001, the two leading papers are also the largest foreign publications in the city, having been in the media business in the last 17 years.
  • The two papers are part of the OWTEL group of companies, a household name when to comes to consumer products and electronic devices.
  • Owtel...

    October 12, 2010