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01.2024
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3 Hong Kong is driving the world beat

Happy Hong Kong’s beat was heard around the globe, thanks to 3 Hong Kong’s 5G network. 3 Hong Kong collaborated with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong Drum Festival last October. As the 5G Strategic Partner for the event, 3 Hong Kong powered a 4K ultra-high-definition live streaming, bringing the captivating drum rhythms and the scenic beauty of the West Kowloon Cultural District to all parts of the world.
01.2024
Biz in Brief

They said it couldn’t be done – “They” were wrong

3 Denmark defied all the experts who predicted that their 3G network company, launched in 2003 with precisely zero customers, was doomed to failure. Twenty years on, they are celebrating serving over 1.5 million personal and business Danish customers. They took over 11,000 of them from the competition in Q3 alone.

As if that wasn’t enough, their 5G network was named the “Most Consistent/Best Network Overall” in Denmark by telecommunications analysis agency Opensignal. They also came out on top for accessibility and upload and download speeds for a 5G network in Denmark.
01.2024
Biz in Brief

3 Sweden invests in the bandwidth of the future

3 Sweden has gone big by investing in the bandwidth it will need to best serve its customers. It has purchased 1.2 billion SEK (>US$115 million) to secure the spectrum needed for the next 25 years of telecommunications service in the 5G era and beyond. This retains the use of the mid-band spectrum as well as the lower band spectrum for future use.
01.2024
Biz in Brief

Hey, Sailor! How about some 5G for your short leave?!

Wind Tre is collaborating with the Ports of Genoa’s PSA Genoa Pra’ to create a 5G-driven Smart Port. The terminal port will get its own high performance 5G Private Network. The industrial setting demands an ultra-reliable platform which will enable the development and deployment of innovative solutions tied into the PSA Genoa Pra’s databases. Port authorities believe it will contribute to the port’s competitiveness and attractiveness to international shippers.
01.2024
Biz in Brief

HTHK completes the year by investing in people and technology

Hutchison Telecom Hong Kong (HTHK) is closing 2023 by investing in technology and people.

Investing in technology, HTHK has expanded its sea coverage. The company has deployed innovative e-MIMO Pro technology and an 8T8R antenna configuration in the 700MHz band of spectrum in multiple hotspots in Hong Kong seas to ensure boaters and mariners can stay in touch.

Investing in people, HTHK senior leaders gathered to learn and share new ideas to prepare for 2024. A town hall was the setting for the company’s creative, business and scientific minds. They met outside office for a full day to plan a path forward in a competitive market, taking time to present the Distinguished Honour Award to those who have been with the company for over 25 years.
09.2023
Impact

On board, off board, 3 Hong Kong's 5G broadcast says thank you for the music

Hong Kong’s post-COVID-19 recovery has been replete with over-the-top events. The Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra was brought to the world from live on board the cruise ship Resorts World One through 3 Hong Kong’s 5G technology. In support of the government’s Happy Hong Kong programme, the event was Hong Kong’s first-ever live boat-based broadcast from a cruise ship at sea. The Chinese music could be appreciated by people on the high seas and around the world!
09.2023
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Wind Tre supporting women against violence

Wind Tre is taking a stand against violence directed at women through its support of the SOS LEI Anti-Violence Center at the A. Gemelli IRCCS University Hospital. A collaboration between Wind Tre and the Assolei Association has made this possible. The Center will have a reserved entrance and make privacy a top priority. Gemelli Hospital has a strong tradition of supporting women in need and Wind Tre is proud to support this.
09.2023
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3 Ireland keeping the Emerald Isle green

3 Ireland is undertaking a number of initiatives to promote sustainable mobile phone use. ThreeRecycle provides cash incentives to encourage mobile phone users to turn in their mobile phones, tablets and electronic wearables to save them from landfill. They are also replacing normal plastic SIM cards with eco-SIMs made from recycled polystyrene waste. 3 Ireland is excelling at making the circular economy real!
09.2023
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Drei Power-Schaukel: Play for Power!

Drei Austria is innovating to show people new ways to have fun and charge their phones in a sustainable manner. They can reconnect with their childhoods on park swings that use the energy of the swinging motion to charge their phones. This has helped them to win a Bronze in the category of Corporate Public Events at the Austrian Event Award and a Silver Award for the Best Ambient Media Campaign in Combination with People Interaction. Keep on swinging Drei!
09.2023
Biz in Brief

To the fleet go the spoils

3 Ireland has been named the fastest in Ireland! It has won the fastest mobile service for a fourth year in a row and the fastest 5G network for a third year in a row. Ookla, the award-bestowing body, is the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analysis and conducted speed tests in the first half of 2023.
09.2023
Biz in Brief

Wind Tre is keeping Italian companies cyber-safe in the RADdest way

Wind Tre has acquired 70% of RAD, an Italian cybersecurity firm that serves large and small enterprises. This will help Wind Tre in their objective to offer increasingly advanced and diversified services in the B2B sector to support the digitisation of businesses and public administrations.
05.2023
Biz in Brief

Ookla says 3 is speediest in Ireland and Austria

From Austria to Ireland, Ookla says 3 beats the rest for speed. Ookla, the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analysis, presents its annual Speedtest awards every year. For the third year in a row, Drei Austria has been deemed the fastest 5G network in Austria. It celebrated with an ad campaign that treated German speakers to witty wordplay to highlight the win. 3 Ireland won its national contest for the fastest network for a fourth year in a row and the quickest 5G network for a third time.
05.2023
Biz in Brief

Are you up to speed – for the Drei SpeedRadar?

Austrians are taking up the challenge to see if they can beat the radar! Special speed cameras have been set up on popular running routes across Austria that will take a picture if people can hit a minimum speed to trigger the camera. Metaphorically linked to the telecoms company’s superfast 5G network speeds, it is spawning swarms of superfast selfie speedsters.
05.2023
Biz in Brief

Wind Tre brings WiFi calling service to customers, a first in Italy

Wind Tre is introducing a new service for customers with the relevant smartphones that allow them to make calls over WiFi. This is distinct from using voice over internet protocol (VOIP) calling through apps using WiFi. It allows for making emergency calls when there is no mobile radio coverage and improves execution time of the call. Users can call people normally on their phone numbers rather than having to depend on using a compatible app the recipient may or may not have. This service will have no fees associated with it and does not require the downloading of additional apps; it just works.
05.2023
Biz in Brief

Gimme that sweet, sweet (3HK) honey

3 Hong Kong is drawing in the next generation of worker bees, sleuthing out network blind spots using their phones with live-streaming apps such as Facebook and Instagram. Wacky ads recruited people to document their search for blind spots, letting consumers know that 3 Hong Kong takes network improvement seriously. Other fun recruitment drives included Beer Pong games held at the flagship 3 Hong Kong store with prizes including free airline tickets and honey bee beers. The city is buzzing with excitement over the promotions!
11.2022
Impact

Wind Tre is in the House (of Emerging Technology)!

Twelve innovative new companies are going to be welcomed to the House of Emerging Technology of Rome to get a boost from Wind Tre and partners. The House of Emerging Technology will select tech start-ups using AI, blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT) or 5G to address two areas of strategic importance for the city of Rome: mobility and tourism. This partnership is co-financed by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, select Roman universities and corporate partners including Wind Tre. The House will provide aspiring innovators and citizens with a home to develop and share ideas, test new technologies and transfer acquired knowledge.
11.2022
Biz in Brief

Wind Tre takes 5G to the next level for consumers and businesses

It’s simple to say 5G: faster, better. Wind Tre is working with Ericsson to deploy a 5G Core for Standalone so it can deliver new services to consumers and businesses using massive bandwidth and ultra-low latency. Network slicing is an innovation that will allow artificial intelligence (AI) to configure the network to ensure services use the right configuration (e.g. low or high bandwidth, super-fast or just fast enough) to make the most of the network, with not an iota of bandwidth wasted. The 5G Core sits on a cloud infrastructure that will deliver cutting-edge services to Italians for years to come.
11.2022
Impact

Saving our oceans in Indonesia

Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison has joined forces with the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (Indonesia) to promote environmental preservation of marine habitats in Bali. They are working together to advance four main objectives: the rehabilitation of marine habitats, improving plastic waste management in coastal areas, strengthening turtle conservation communities, and empowering communities in the surrounding environment to improve ocean ecology. The Corporate Social Responsibility Marine Conservation programme is the first step towards helping repair the damage humans have done to our oceans.
11.2022
Biz in Brief

Outside the cities, Wind Tre is connecting the people of the countryside

“Connected Villages” is the new initiative to improve the connectivity and capability of people living in rural areas of Italy. Starting in the villages of Valvasone Arzene and Cordovado in the province of Pordenone, the initiative has already reached 24 small towns in less than four months and is expected to expand, supporting the younger generation and elderly people. This includes amplifying and spreading the benefits of earlier Wind Tre programmes such as the NeoConnessi (educating children about responsible online behaviour) and the NeoConnessi Silver project (addressing the needs of senior citizens).
11.2022
Biz in Brief

When Irish phones are smiling

3 Ireland’s offering is expanding on the Emerald Isle as part of a nationwide upgrade, with €27 million being invested in its retail stores. New outlets have opened in counties Carlow, Dublin, Sligo, Wicklow, Galway, Donegal, Louth and Kerry as part of the upgrade of customer offerings and retail stores. There are now many more ways for the Irish to connect to Three!
07.2022
Impact

3 Ireland closing the connectivity Windgap to better service

3 Ireland has partnered with Cellnex to improve connectivity in the village of Windgap in County Kilkenny. The local community had spoken out about poor mobile signal and limited broadband options which was having a negative impact, especially for families home schooling and working from home during COVID-19 lockdowns.
07.2022
Impact

IOH programme empowers Indonesian women

Over 1,548 Indonesian women have contributed their ideas to reduce gender disparities in the fields of education, economy, health and the environment. The SheHacks programme at Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison conducts competitions and coaching programmes for women of all ages. Twelve webinar sessions have already been produced, a fourfold increase on the previous year. The programme is also reaching more people across Indonesia; over 23% of participants come from outside of Java Island.
03.2022
Biz in Brief

Ooh La La! Three and Drei winners of Ookla speed tests

3 Austria has once again been crowned the fastest 5G mobile network in Austria at Ookla’s annual ranking of mobile phone companies measured by their upload and download speeds for customers. Continuing its winning ways, 3 Ireland reigns supreme as the fastest provider on the Emerald Isle for both fastest mobile network and fastest 5G network. The increased caseload from the COVID-19 pandemic couldn’t slow them down during the measurement period in the first half of 2021. Ookla is the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analyses.
03.2022
Impact

5G Spirituality for the world

Hong Kong transported the “Universe in a Flower” to Buddhists around the world using 5G 4K live streaming technology. The majestic music of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, the stunning backdrop of Tsz Shan Monastery and spiritual rituals elevated those joining the concert in their religious observance. 3 Hong Kong also distributed a 3D lotus hologram device so that adherents could project the image and their prayers to the cosmos during the flower-offering ceremony.
03.2022
Impact

WIND TRE’s manifesto: human working for human workers!

Wind Tre surveyed staff to generate new policies that reflect their desire for smart working across the company, provoking deep thinking about how to enable productive work in the post-pandemic era. This new flexible model includes technological tools supported with training and the establishment of a new collaborative framework: “We-etiquette” encouraging online collaboration while respecting work–life balance and the right to disconnect.
03.2022
Biz in Brief

WIND TRE joins UN Global Compact, reports on ESG past and future goals

Wind Tre is committed to the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) established in 2015 to improve the quality and sustainability of life on earth. Their progress in advancing these universal principles is documented in Wind Tre’s latest Sustainability Report 2020 that records achievements and sets goals to 2030. The ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) objectives are aligned with the UN’s 17 SDGs and supported by the UN Global Compact. Objectives are considered under the four major categories of education, responsibility, inclusion and the contribution of Information and Communication Technology to the environment and quality of life. 
09.2023
Biz in Brief

SUPREMEly serving the people of Hong Kong

3 Hong Kong is bringing a supremely luxurious service to mobile phone customers through online services and the launch of their new SUPREME shop in the heart of Hong Kong’s shopping and entertainment districts. Concierge style service supports SUPREME customers with free data transfer services, smartphone beauty services and get your phone professionally disinfected with photocatalytic spray for free.
10.2021
Biz in Brief

Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison - the US$6 billion merger creates the second-biggest telecom operator in Indonesia

Indosat Ooredoo and PT Hutchison 3 Indonesia have agreed to merge their complementary Indonesian businesses with a total transaction value of US$6 billion. The merged company will be the archipelago nation’s second-biggest and world-class telecom and Internet giant with over US$3 billion in revenues. Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison will have the financial and customer scale to invest even more into its network and deliver more value to customers and shareholders in Indonesia.

Canning Fok, Group Co-Managing Director of CK Hutchison, said: “With greater scale, expanded spectrum, and a more efficient cost structure, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison will be better positioned to extend the rollout of its network and enhance service quality and speed.” Aziz Aluthman Fakhroo, Managing Director of Ooredoo Group, concluded: “This merged company will deliver significant value and benefits for all stakeholders including Indosat Ooredoo and Ooredoo Group shareholders, customers, employees and Indonesia.”

The combined company will be able to leverage the experience and expertise of CK Hutchison and Ooredoo Group in 5G and traditional networks, technologies, products and services to drive accelerated innovation across Indonesia’s digital economy. Both parties expressed gratitude for the sound policy environment that regulators and the Indonesian government have created for the telecom industry.  
10.2021
Biz in Brief

3 Ireland’s Green Team commits to reducing carbon emissions

3 Ireland has joined 60 other domestic and international firms to help the country reach its goal of becoming a net zero carbon state by 2050. The operator has committed to record its direct and indirect emissions, reduce direct emissions, work to minimise supply chain emissions, and to report on its progress in a formal annual report. 3 Ireland formed the Green Team, an internal, cross-department team, to work on these commitments as well as a variety of other initiatives that promote sustainability awareness and action across the company. The Emerald Isle is getting a green boost from 3 Ireland’s passionate Green Team!
10.2021
Biz in Brief

Wind Tre brings super-fast Internet to the nation

The Wind Tre connectivity juggernaut rolls on, bringing super-fast Internet to Modena, Imperia, Tuscany, Lazio, Frosinone, Lombardy, Nuoro and Sardinia. Fiber-to-the-Home and ‘Super Fibra’ services bring unlimited Internet access at 1 GB speeds to homes and businesses, delivering much-needed connection during the COVID-19 work-from-home and home study period.
04.2021
Biz in Brief

5G in Ireland and Austria, inside and out!

2020 marked the launch of 3 Ireland’s 5G network, which is available in every county in Ireland, for consumers and businesses alike. 3 Austria’s 5G roll-out saw the implementation of the nation’s first full inside-and-out 5G office tower in Vienna. The new Peak Vienna building has 1GB per second rates of transmission – even in stairwells and the basement – powered by 5G minicells.
04.2021
Biz in Brief

Indonesians are digging remote mobile access from 3

Mining and plantation communities are benefiting from 3 Indonesia’s installation of Nokia’s Long-Term Evolution (LTE) base stations to deliver connectivity to remote areas in central Sulawesi. The transmission relay distribution system requires an extensive backhaul network to get communication in and out of these areas. Morowali residents and businesses alike will benefit from access to telephone and Internet services.
04.2021
Biz in Brief

From Ireland to Italy, 3 wins the race

Wind Tre and 3 Ireland were both winners of the Ookla Speedtest Award as the fastest operators in their respective countries. Wind Tre’s network was named the fastest in Italy in 2020, and 3 Ireland picked up the pace in the second half of the year to overtake competitors in its home country. Ookla, the Seattle company behind Speedtest, is the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analysis.
01.2021
Biz in Brief

Ireland’s 5G transformation

3 Ireland users can now access 5G on what is the country’s largest 5G network, following its September launch. Coverage is currently available in certain areas of every county – via 315 sites – and this will continue to grow with 500 more sites going live this year.

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