location based services
Chief executive officer Kevin Russell said the achievement represents "scale, credibility and a platform" for changing the way people in Australia use their mobiles.
Hutchison launched Australia's first 3G mobile network in April 2003, ahead of Telstra, Optus and Vodafone.
The company said in February that it would offer around 400,000 of its one million mobile subscribers a free new 3G handset as the company merges its Orange and "3" mobile brands.
3G networks allow users to access extra non-voice services including photos, music, downloads and games.