Hutchison Telecommunications said it has formed a strategic partnership with NTT DoCoMo of Japan. An industry source familiar with the matter said the two companies are likely to launch mobile applications related to Hutchison Telecom’s 3G mobile platform in Hong Kong. A spokeswoman of Hutchison declined to give further details, but said the two companies will hold a press briefing on the partnership Thursday.
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DoCoMo holds about 25% of Hutchison Telecom (Hong Kong). It said in 2001 it was studying possibilities for cooperation with its Hong Kong partner, including introducing its i-mode mobile Internet service in Hong Kong. DoCoMo spokeswoman Tomoko Tsuda also wouldn’t comment on the details of the partnership. Continue>>