|30 June 2008|
|Hutchison Telecom Hong Kong announces price plans for iPhone 3GTM iPhone 3GTM for as little as HK$0, at least 500MB data included in all plans |
|Online pre-registration for mass customers starts on 1 July |
HONG KONG, 30 June 2008 – Hutchison Telecommunications (Hong Kong) Limited (“Hutchison Telecom Hong Kong”) today announced four specially designed price plans for iPhone 3GTM customers in Hong Kong. The Company will offer iPhone 3GTM for as little as HK$0, and each plan comes with at least 500MB data usage and unlimited on-net SMS. In addition, Hutchison Telecom Hong Kong will include credits to apply for the Company’s multimedia content including picture downloads and video streaming, as well as text-based content including stock quotes and news.
Apple's iPhone 3GTM combines all the revolutionary features of iPhone with 3G networking that is twice as fast† as the first generation iPhone, built-in GPS for expanded location based mobile services, and iPhone 2.0 software which includes support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and runs the hundreds of third party applications already built with the recently released iPhone SDK.
"iPhone 3GTM will herald a leap in mobile data consumption. Customers will love using the revolutionary iPhone 3GTM to explore the mobile Internet and exchange information while on the move. We foresee that the new generation customers will no longer go after call plans with excessive call minutes; rather they will look for price plans that offer them complete ease of mind when consuming mobile data. We are enabling customers to fully embrace the mobile Internet world by redefining mobile tariffs with four data-centric price plans that are ideal for mobile data consumption," said Amy Lung, Chief Operating Officer, Mobile, Hutchison Telecom Hong Kong.
iPhone 3GTM Plans*
*All iPhone 3GTM plans come with unlimited on-net SMS and require a 24-month contract.
Hutchison Telecom Hong Kong today also announced a convenient online pre-registration program for mass customers. Simply register online at iphone.three.com.hk from 00:00am on 1 July, 500 names will be randomly selected at 12:00 noon on 7 July to attend "iPhone 3GTM First Day Sale Gala" at Ocean Terminal Main Concourse, Harbour City on 11 July. The lucky customers will not only be one of the first iPhone 3GTM owners, but each will also receive a limited edition iPhone 3GTM leather case. Further details regarding retail plans and “iPhone 3GTM First Day Sale Gala” are coming soon.
†Based on 3G and EDGE testing. Actual speeds vary by site conditions.