Hutch (Sri Lanka)

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Hutchison Telecommunications Lanka (Pvt) Ltd
Native name
හචිසන් ටෙලිකොමියුනිකේෂන්ස් ලංකා (ප්‍රයිවට්) ලිමිටඩ්
Private Company
Industry Telecommunications
Founded 2004 (2004) in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Headquarters Colombo 04, Sri Lanka
Key people
Mr. Thirukumar Nadarasa(CEO)
Products Mobile Telecommunications, Data
Parent Hutchison Asia Telecom Group

Hutch (Sinhalese: හච්; Tamil: ஹட்ச்) is a mobile telecommunication brand under the company Hutchison Whampoa that offers a range of GSM and HSPA services throughout Sri Lanka. Hutchison launched its services in 2004 with the aim of being a nationwide operator in Sri Lanka. As of April 2010, Hutch has a network coverage of approximately 70% of the entire island. Initially it was called Call Link.

Hutchison Telecom Lanka is a member of Hutchison Asia Telecom which comprises mobile telecommunications operations in the emerging markets of Indonesia, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka. Hutchison Asia Telecom is a key part of Hutchison Whampoa Group’s telecommunications division which includes the 3 Group comprising 3G operations in Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Macau, Sweden. and the UK.[1]


Hutch Sri Lanka competes with international operators like Dialog, Mobitel, Etisalat, and Airtel.


Hutch Sri Lanka operates a GSM/EDGE supported network using 900 / 1800 MHz. In 2012 the company launched HSPA services using 2100 MHz.[2]


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