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Vienna, 10th of July 2003

Mobile Multi Media by "3" at NiEDERMEYER

Now new: 3Mobiles - as Hutchison calls its UMTS-handsets - and therefore all 3products and 3services can now be purchased at the Multimedia-retailer NiEDERMEYER. These UMTS handsets for mobile video telephony offer colour, moving pictures with sound and will be available at 70 sales points based on the coverage of 3 as of July 14th. "Experience Multimedia" is the message from Niedermeyer to his customers.

The multimedia product range of "3" fits exactly into our product set since we want to be able to offer our customers state-of-the-art telecommunication services" says the CEO of NiEDERMEYER Robert Happel. Both the UMTS network access and the 3Mobiles handsets will be available in NiEDERMEYER stores.

"As the first offeror of Mobile Multimedia services in Austria we are happy to have won such an important multi-media focused business partner." Said Berthold Thoma, CEO Hutchison 3G Austria at the contract signing with NiEDERMEYER.


NiEDERMEYER GbmH offers a wide assortment of Multi-media products (including Telecommunications, Computer, Photography, and Entertainment Equipment) across Austria in 123 branch locations along with expert repair service and consultation. NiEDERMEYER has been a 100% subsidiary of T-Mobile Austria GmbH since 1999.

About Hutchison 3G Austria

Hutchison 3G Austria is a 100% subsidiary of Hutchison Whampoa Limited, headquartered in Hong Kong and owner of the UMTS license since November 2000. Under the brand "3" the company launches as the first purely mobile multimedia provider on the Austrian market. 3 provides innovative multimedia products and services for mobile usage (e.g. video call, video clips, etc.). 3 is a convergence of telecommunication, internet and classic media.

For further information please contact:
Eva Prinzhorn     Tel: 0043 1 91880 211