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For Immediate Release
January 29, 2001

Hutchison Telecom signs memorandum of understanding
with NTT DoCoMo and Sony Computer Entertainment


New network service to combine mobile Internet services
with Sony's Playstation technology

Hong Kong, January 29, 2001 --- Hutchison Telecom announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. to jointly explore and develop a new network service and related applications for Hong Kong and other overseas markets.

Under the agreement, the three companies will jointly explore the development of a new network service that combines the mobile Internet services of Hutchison Telecom and NTT DoCoMo with Sony Computer Entertainment's Playstation technology. Besides, they will also join hands to conduct research on designing new interfaces between mobile Internet terminals and Playstation, as well as between Playstation, a gateway server and servers of content providers.

"This is an unrivalled opportunity to develop new technology to the benefit of our subscribers in Hong Kong and Macau and is an important step in our continued efforts and developments as an advanced mobile multimedia services company," said Mrs Agnes Nardi, Managing Director of Hutchison Telecom.

"We are privileged to be working with two undisputed pioneers in wireless Internet applications and entertainment and are proud to have partners of the calibre of NTT DoCoMo and Sony Computer Entertainment. We look forward to the time when our mobile users can enjoy the result of this collaboration in the form of exciting new services."

The content of the specific services to be offered will be defined following the joint development by Hutchison Telecom, NTT DoCoMo and Sony Computer Entertainment.

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