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Hutchison Telecom: Successful Spin-Off and Listing of Hong Kong and Macau Operations on Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited
2009-05-08 22:05 495

HONG KONG, May 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited (‘Hutchison Telecom’; SEHK:2332; NYSE: HTX) today announced the successful spin-off and listing of the Company’s Hong Kong and Macau operations on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (‘Stock Exchange’). The listing was by way of introduction of the shares of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (‘HTHKH’) on the Stock Exchange which began trading on 8 May 2009 (SEHK: 215, Level 1 Unlisted ADS Ticker: HTHKY ).

As part of the spin-off, Peter Wong, the CEO and Executive Director of HTHKH, resigned today from the Board of Hutchison Telecom.

After the spin-off, Hutchison Telecom remains a leading telecom company focussed on growth in the dynamic markets of its Indonesia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Israel operations.

About Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited

Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited (‘Hutchison Telecom’ or ‘the Group’) is a leading global provider of telecommunications services. The Group currently offers mobile and fixed-line telecommunication services in Israel, and operates mobile telecommunications services in Indonesia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Thailand. It was the first provider of 3G mobile services in Israel and operates brands including "Hutch", "3" and "Orange".

Hutchison Telecom is a listed company with American Depositary Shares quoted on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker HTX and shares listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong under the stock code 2332. A subsidiary of the Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa Group, Hutchison Telecom is dedicated to providing superior telecommunications services in dynamic markets. For more information about Hutchison Telecom, see http://www.htil.com .

Cautionary Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about the beliefs and expectations of Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited (‘the Company’), are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on current plans, estimates and projections, and therefore you should not place undue reliance on them. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly any of them in light of new information or future events. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks, uncertainties and assumptions. The Company cautions you that if these risks or uncertainties ever materialise or the assumptions prove incorrect, or if a number of important factors occur or do not occur, the Company’s actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statement. Additional information as to factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from the Company’s forward-looking statements can be found in the Company’s filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

For enquiries, please contact:

Mickey Shiu

Corporate Communications / Investor Relations

Hutchison Telecom

Work: +852-2128-3107

Mobile: +852-9092-8233

Email: mickeyshiu@htil.com.hk

Source: Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited
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