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Hutchison Telecom

Hutchison Whampoa is controlled by the Cheung Kong Group, and headed by Li Ka-shing, Asia’s wealthiest man, who has been nicknamed “Superman” because of his investment prowess. Its operations include utilities, energy, ports, with property and hotels, retailing telecommunications (Hutchison Telecommunications International) and infrastructure (Cheung Kong Infrastructure).

Hutchison Telecom eyes improved mobile business after decline last year

Hutchison Telecom saw lower demand for new smartphone models last year. Photo: Bloomberg

Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong, which posted a decrease in overall revenue and net profit last year, aims to improve its mobile business despite increased competition from the merger between HKT and CSL New World Mobility.

Tuesday, 25 February, 2014, 5:21am

Hutchison Telecom eyes more mobile spectrum to meet demand

Peter Wong of Hutchison Telecom says he does not want to see operators and the government going to court over 3G plans. Photo: Felix Wong

Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong, which posted solid financial results for last year, plans to marshal its resources to add more mobile spectrum and keep its existing spectrum holdings to meet rising data services requirements.

20 Mar 2013 - 4:35am

Hutchison Telecom shares plunge 7.14pc

Special dividend from Indian asset sale disappoints investors

Shares of Hutchison Telecommunications International Ltd fell as much as 8.6 per cent yesterday as institutional investors showed their disappointment at a lower than expected special dividend payout from the sale of its Indian mobile unit.

24 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Hutchison Telecom sets payout from Essar sale

Special distribution of HK$6.75 per share on the cards after Indian unit's disposal

Hutchison Telecommunications International Ltd (HTIL) would pay a special dividend of HK$6.75 per share from the HK$85.9 billion sale of its 67 per cent stake in an Indian mobile operator to Vodafone Group of Britain, the firm said yesterday.

23 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Hutchison Whampoa endorses Essar sale

Telecommunications unit will seek shareholder approval on March 9

Hutchison Telecommunications International will seek shareholder approval on March 9 for the sale of its 47 per cent stake in its Indian mobile business, Hutchison Essar Group, the company said in a transaction circular yesterday.

22 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

How Li puts Essar deal proceeds into use still a puzzler

Investors of Hutchison Telecommunications International can be happy that Li Ka-shing has again worked his magic and closed another profitable deal for them but now they are left wondering what will happen to the cash and how the company will replace one of its star earners.

15 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

HTIL books HK$75b India gain

Sale of mobile assets to Vodafone will help cut Hutchison's 3G debt in Europe

Hutchison Telecommunications International Ltd, which is to sell its Indian mobile-telephone interests to Britain's Vodafone Group, will book a pre-tax gain of HK$75 billion from the sale, the company said last night.

13 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Hutchison Telecom favours bid by Vodafone

World's largest mobile-phone firm and Reliance front runners for Indian unit

Hutchison Telecommunications International, a subsidiary of Hutchison Whampoa, favours potential bids from Reliance Communications and Vodafone Group for its Indian unit, market sources said.

2 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Interest in Essar lifts Hutchison Telecom

Shares in Hutchison Telecommunications International rose 3.51 per cent yesterday before the company confirmed it had been approached by various parties interested in its 66 per cent-owned Indian mobile-phone operation.

23 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Talk of unit's sale lifts Hutchison Telecom

Hutchison Telecommunications International shares rose to a new high yesterday on speculation that its Indian mobile business would be sold soon to private equity funds for more than HK$100 billion.

The shares, which have gained more than 66 per cent this year, rose 1.86 per cent to close at HK$18.64.

19 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Hutchison revamps its Indian unit ahead of listing

Hutchison Telecommunications International (HTIL) has simplified the shareholding structure of its Indian mobile arm, Hutchison Essar, and gained an extra seat on its board in preparation for the unit's listing this year.

3 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Ludicrous listing charge unfair

Being a customer of Hutchison Telecom one expects a certain level of customer service.

I subscribe to its mobile service and it causes me great frustration when I am charged for a service that one assumes should be free.

14 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Clean road

Hutchison Telecom is doing cable-laying work in Shing Tai Road, in Heng Fa Chuen, which has involved digging trenches.

I am concerned, because there is a lot of white powder on the pavement and road. I am sure Hutchison followed the proper procedure and applied for excavation permits.

16 Jul 1999 - 12:00am