T-Mobile and Hutchinson 3G Become Partners

CompaniesTelecoms ♦ Published: January 5, 2012; 17:31 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian subsidiary of the German T-Mobile and the Chinese Hutchinson 3G closed an agreement over a long-term grid partnership.

T-Mobile and Hutchinson 3G Become Partners / Picture: © Vindobona.org

With the agreement, the use of the cellular phone network 2-G, which is owned by T-Mobile Austria for Hutchinson is secured. Conversely, T-Mobile may use the 3-G network in the rural zone. The network cooperation will start by mid-2012. Both parties expect a closing of the technical preparation measures by June 2012.

The network cooperation is surprising, because Hutchinson 3 G…