H1 net income at Hutchison Telecommunications International dropped to HK$1.17 billion (US$150 million) from HK$70.1 billion a year earlier, due to the earlier period’s gain of HK$69.3 billion from the sale of its stake in its former Indian business. Sales from continuing operations rose to HK$11.8 billion from HK$9.64 billion. The group’s mobile customer base also grew 68 percent year-on-year to 11.1 million, 2 million of which are 3G subscribers.