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Hutchison launches mobile services in Vietnamnews
16 January 2007

Hong Kong: Hutchison Telecommunications International has launched its services in Vietnam. HTIL said in a statement that it would launch 'HT Mobile', Vietnam's newest nation-wide mobile communications service operator.

The Hong Kong-based company, controlled by billionaire Li Ka-Shing, said its venture 'HT Mobile' will operate a network based on the code division multiple access 2000 standard. The venture, operated with Hanoi Telecom Joint Stock Co, will offer voice and data services in the country, the statement said.

HT Mobile will be providing Vietnamese customers with advanced wireless voice and high-speed multi-media data services, flexible call plans as well as a wide choice of handsets. HT Mobile also announced the launch of the first 2.4Mbps wireless data card in Vietnam.

Hutchison Telecom has stakes in cellular operations in eight other markets -- India, Hong Kong, Israel, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Indonesia and Macau.

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