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Milan, 1 December 2003

"3 VideoChristmas" promotion
From today with the "TUA"offer, international calls are at the same price of the national calls: 0,30 per minute. Forever.

3, the Italian Mobile Video Company of the Hutchison Whampoa Group, celebrates their first Christmas in Italy. From today, with the VideoChristmas promotion, customers of 3 receive a double gift: the first minute of every VideoCall towards any 3 number is free; and navigation and content downloads from the 3 Portal are also free. So this year customers of 3 with their videophones may wish each other a merry Christmas while looking into each other's eyes, and also surf and download for free until 1 February 2004 among the numerous VideoServices (for instance VideoGoal, VideoNews, Music, Games) that are only available on the 3 Portal.

Moreover 3 is shortening the distance between its customers and the rest of the world, by being the operator with the most convenient international tariffs in the Italian mobile telephone market.

In fact, from today, 3 is reducing the international tariff for the calls toward Europe, USA and Canada from 40 to 30c per minute, for subscribers of the Tua tariff plan, offering the international calls at the same price of the national calls towards other operators. Forever. But that is not all: 3 applies the same reduction to its customers for calls received in international roaming, in Europe, USA and Canada.

The activation of the VideoChristmas promotion is automatic and free for all the customers.

The VideoChristmas promotion is applied to all the tariff plans with the exception of "Top3 Privilege/Executive" and "Privilege/Executive". For the "3 per tre" plan, the VideoCall promotion is not valid for the two chosen numbers of 3. The activation of the VideoSquadra, MySportNews, and MyNews subscriptions are not included.

3 - It is the commercial brand of H3G, the first mobile video company of the Italian market. After having won the UMTS license in Italy, in November 2000, with an offer of 3.25 billion of euro, 3 launched own services in the first days of March 2003 and aims to the leadership in the third generation market. In its shareholder there are first-rate Italian and international players in telecommunications, Internet and new media, publishing and banking. Hutchison Whampoa Limited is the majority shareholder with 88.67% of the corporate capital. The other shareholders are CIR, S. Paolo Imi, BMI, RCS Mediagroup, Gemina and Tiscali.

Gian Marco Litrico
External and Media Relations Director
02 4458.2129