LATEST NEWS FROM HUTCH


What is the difference between 2G and 3G?

By Thirukumar Nadarasa   The mobile phone revolution has made huge strides over the past few decades transforming the lives of millions of people for the better. Today, a majority of the population in urban and suburban areas of Sri Lanka and a significant number in the rural areas carry a mobile phone, be it a basic feature phone or a smartphone. During the early days, mobile phones were all about making and receiving voice calls. However, due to rapid technological advances,...

‘One Rate’ to Any Network

Download in Word Hutch CEO commends TRC for new Flat Rate determination No more premium charges for calling off net numbers outside your own network The Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC), the country’s telecom regulatory authority has established a new flat calling rate from 01st February, 2016. The old dual on-net/off-net tariff structure charged mobile subscribers twice the rate for calling off-net compared to calling on-net. This caused a lot of confusion and difficulties to mobile subscribers as they had to pay excess rates...

Hutch launches train ticket purchases via mobile

Download in Word Hutch, one of Sri Lanka’s fastest growing 3G networks, has partnered with Mobitel and Sri Lanka Railway to introduce the latest addition to its range of VAS services for its valued customer base, by enabling train ticket purchases straight from a Hutch mobile. The service will be of immense value to over 300,000 commuters who travel by train daily, as it will negate the necessity to stand in queues and help avoid the disappointment of tickets being sold...

Hutch Selects Aegis to Provide Telecom BPM for Sri Lanka

Download in Word Strategic partnership with Hutch to provide multi-lingual Customer Lifecycle Management Carve-Out transaction includes transfer to Operations and Re-Badging of over 65 Employees Aegis increases headcount to over 400 employees across its center in Colombo, Sri Lanka Aegis Limited, a global Outsourcing and Technology Services Company, announced today that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Hutch Sri Lanka to provide Customer Lifecycle Management across Sri Lanka. Under the terms of the new contract, Aegis will provide a comprehensive spectrum...

Hutch launches SmartShare data service

Download in Word Unique facility eliminates hassle of managing data quotas on multiple devices Hutch, one of Sri Lanka’s fastest growing 3G networks, introduces “Hutch SmartShare", a breakthrough innovation that allows Hutch subscribers to maintain just one common data balance for all their smart devices. The facility enables multiple devices to access data from one common mobile data account nullifying complexities encountered when managing individual data balances for each of your devices. Over the last two years, 3G broadband devices are increasingly...

HUTCH partners YES Superstar Season 3

Download in Word HUTCH, one of the leading providers of broadband 3G services in the country partnered with MTV Sports in collaboration with YES 1O1 to sponsor YES Superstar Season 3. Tagged as the ultimate reality singing competition, YES Superstar aims to create a platform that recognizes singers purely based on their talent and originality, according to the organizers. This year's YES Superstar featured Sri Lanka’s most popular female artistes, Natasha Ratnayake, Dellain Joseph and Ashanthi de Alwis as judges, the...