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Hutchison 3G selects ADC as billing services provider

ADC's Singl.eView to Enable Multimedia Content and Transaction Management

LONDON - September 18, 2001 - Hutchison 3G UK, ("Hutchison 3G"), holder of the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) licence for the largest block of spectrum in the UK and ADC (Nasdaq: ADCT;, a leading global supplier of fibre optics, network equipment, software and integration services for broadband, multiservice networks, announced today they have entered into an agreement to deploy Singl.eView, part of ADC's Singularit.e operations support systems (OSS) suite.

Hutchison 3G will deploy ADC's Singl.eView Convergent Billing System to support its' multimedia services including voice, data, e-mail, and information services. The system will be made available in every country where Hutchison Whampoa has 3G interests. Singl.eView's innovative billing/rating and transaction management capabilities combined with ADC's broad expertise in developing billing solutions were key factors in its selection.

With 3G, a variety of services will be available through a single source, including content providers, advertisers, financial institutions and other organisations. Singl.eView supports this value chain by handling multi-party settlement and partner relationship management, providing real-time tracking based on product, customer, market, segment, or partner.

"ADC's capabilities and commitment to working strategically with us mean that we can quickly and reliably roll out new products and services, building our position as the demand for 3G services grows," said Colin Tucker, managing director, Hutchison 3G. "We chose Singl.eView because, more than any other solution, it is built to help Hutchison 3G shape the next generation of wireless. In addition to product, however, ADC's commitment to our partnership and the can-do attitude of ADC people sealed our choice."

"In the 3G world it's not just about rating calls based on minutes or bytes and producing a bill. Customers will adopt 3G services to improve their lifestyle, and they will want to manage it in a single account, with a combination of payment models before, during, and after the service is used," said Michael Henderson, senior vice president of global sales and marketing for ADC's Software Systems Division. "Singl.eView's innovation, backed by ADC's drive to help its customers to position and develop their offerings in changing and new environments, provides unrestricted flexibility and gives Hutchison 3G a competitive edge."

For Further Information:

Chuck Grothaus - ADC Public
+1 952.917.0306
Mark Borman - ADC Investor
+1 952.917.0590
Edward Brewster, Hutchison
+44 20 7887 7869
Sarah Waters - Weber
+44 207.950.2988

Notes to Editors

About Singl.eView

Singl.eView empowers customers to handle balance transactions, funds, credit limits, and payments with their service provider, and within a single account. The account serves as an electronic wallet (e-wallet) and can trigger appropriate actions when thresholds are hit. Customers can learn the status of their account(s) over the air and make adjustments themselves online, a self-serve capability that is attractive to customer and service provider alike.

Singl.eView provides a complete, real-time, Web-enabled view of customer, service and network information. It is an integral part of Singularit.e, ADC's comprehensive, best-in-class OSS suite that combines the mission-critical applications of integrated customer management, convergent billing, service fulfilment and service assurance solutions with integration services from leading consulting and systems integration companies.

About Hutchison 3G

Hutchison 3G UK Ltd. ("Hutchison 3G") holds licence 'A' (a third-generation mobile licence), which was issued by the UK government in May 2000. This licence was the largest block of spectrum auctioned in the UK, as it was set-aside for a new entrant to the market. The licence consists of 15mhz of paired spectrum, and 5mhz of unpaired spectrum.

3G is a convergence of mobile, telephony and information systems which promises to change people's lives by enabling them to access information when, where and how they want. The 3G standard (agreed throughout Europe, Japan, China, and the rest of Asia) is formally known as UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System). It represents a global standard for third generation mobile communication systems and is at the heart of the Hutchison 3G initiative.

Hutchison Whampoa Limited holds a 65 per cent stake in Hutchison 3G, the other major shareholders are NTT DoCoMo (20 per cent) KPN Mobile (15 per cent).

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