P1 W1MAX - Press Releases

19 August 2010

P1 is 2 year-old Today!

Petaling Jaya - Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (“P1”), the world’s leading 2.3GHz 4G WiMAX operator, today celebrates its 2nd Anniversary together with its “Packeteers (this is how P1 staff is affectionately known as) and customers at Packet Hub.

At the fun-filled celebration, the P1 Management thanked its Packeteers, customers and partners for building P1 from ZERO 24 months ago, to
  - a company value at RM1.3billion
  - over 200,000 subscribers
  - over 40% population coverage in Peninsular Malaysia
  - a Global Malaysian Brand

Celebration time!
P1 Chief Executive Officer, Michael Lai having a light moment with Packeteers
From Left, Chief Operating Officer, Idham Nawawi, Chief Executive Officer, Michael Lai, Group Managing Director, CC Puan and Senior Vice President of Technology Ti Lian Seng. The Big 4 of P1 at the 2nd Anniversary celebrations.
Packeteers receiving goodies for P1 2nd Anniversary
P1 Chief Executive Officer, Michael Lai distributing the goodies to Packeteers and customers at P1 P@ddock.

About Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.

Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (P1) is Malaysia’s first and leading WiMAX telecommunications company with the country’s widest WiMAX network.

P1 W1MAX represents the first large-scale commercial deployment of mobile WiMAX in Southeast Asia, and the first large-scale deployment of an 802.16e 2.3GHz WiMAX network outside Korea.
P1’s goal is to bridge the digital divide by making access to the internet universal, ubiquitous and affordable for every Malaysian. P1 hopes to play a major part in realizing the nation’s goal – to have 50% broadband penetration by 2010.

P1 is the winner of the Red Herring Asia’s Most Innovative Private Technology Company in 2008 and is listed in the Malaysia Book of Records as Malaysia’s first WiMAX telco (August 2008). In 2009, P1 bagged the MSC Malaysia APICTA Best of Start-Up Companies award.

For more information on P1, visit http://www.p1.com.my/.

About WiMAX

WiMAX is a standard-based technology enabling delivery of last mile wireless broadband access as an alternative to cable and DSL. It is expected to enable quad play (voice, video, internet and mobility).

WiMAX enables deliverables of bandwidth between two points or between a point to multipoint to customer. The usage of WiMAX requires certain bandwidth of spectrum to be allocated to the service provider, in accordance to the channelling plan approved and published by MCMC.