Hutchison Whampoa

  • Ports and related services

Energy, infrastructure, investments and others

In the telecommunications sector HWL is the world primarily as an operator of 3G mobile networks with more than 13.5 million customers (as of August 2006) in Ireland, United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Italy, Israel, Australia and indirectly about Hutchison Telecom International Limited also working in Hong Kong.

In addition, HWL is 50.0036 % (as of June 2007) in the listed company Hutchison Telecom International Limited. involved. It is bundled (as of September 2006) mainly the GSM and CDMA business in Asia with more than 26.5 million customers.

Telecommunications in Germany and Mannesmann

In 2000, Hutchison Whampoa applied together with the German mobile operator E-Plus to a German license for the UMTS network. Shortly after the successful bidding for the company separated again from participation.

From 2000 to 2001 HWL was the largest non-state shareholder in Deutsche Telekom AG. The 170 million shares HWL received under a share storage cal occasion of the acquisition of VoiceStream and Powertel by the German Telekom. HWL broke up in August 2001 by 44 million of its shares, worth about 1 billion euros in Deutsche Telekom AG and thereby caused a price drop.