P1 W1MAX - Press Releases

06 February 2009

Wireless broadband connectivity up to 42 times the speed of dial-ups

PETALING JAYA - Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (P1), Malaysia"s first and widest coverage WiMAX telco, recently revamped its P1 W1MAX high speed wireless broadband packages and announced five new subscription plans starting this month. The packages consist of three "Home" plans and two "Office" plans.

Michael Lai, chief executive officer of P1 says that the new subscription plans are introduced in response to feedback received from P1 W1MAX subscribers and the general public. "P1 is a company that listens to its customers. Therefore, these plans are designed to better meet Malaysians" broadband needs."

"Now is a great opportunity especially for dial-up users who desire faster Internet speed but could not have access to it. P1 W1MAX service requires no telephones lines to get connected. It is as simple as plug and play. What is even more exciting; our wireless broadband access offers up to 42 times the speed of a dial-up connection! How can anyone be left behind on this high speed wireless broadband revolution?"

"On a bigger picture, our new P1 W1MAX subscription plans are part of P1"s pledge of broadband for all and to contribute to Malaysia"s national goal of 50% broadband penetration by 2010. Our Home Lite package of RM49 monthly with download speeds of up to 400kbps; is affordably priced to make P1 W1MAX as accessible as possible to all Malaysians," Lai informed.

"With the new packages, our commitment to quality service and customer satisfaction remains top-notch as we look forward to serving more Malaysians as we continue to aggressively roll out P1 W1MAX nationwide," Lai added.

Since the launch of P1 W1MAX back in August 2008, the service is now available in many areas of the Klang Valley, and selected areas in Johor, Kedah and Penang.

The latest areas to have P1 W1MAX coverage this week include parts of Bukit Raja in Klang, Ampang in Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Kemuning in Shah Alam, Taman Lian Hoe in OUG Kuala Lumpur, Section 14 in Petaling Jaya, Penang Town Centre and Kampung Syed in Ayer Itam, also in Penang island. Detailed information on the current P1 W1MAX subscription plans and reseller location can be obtained at www.p1.com.my.

To view the new P1 W1MAX packages, please click here.

For Home packages, there are 5GB (Lite), 20GB (Plus), and 40GB (Pro) fair data usage while the Office packages have unlimited data usage.

All plans are available in 12- or 24-month contracts. Subscribers who opt for the 12-month contract may buy their WiMAX desktop modem for RM199 or pay for it in twelve monthly installments of RM20 each. Subscribers opting for the 24-month contract will receive their WiMAX desktop modem for free. More information is available at www.p1.com.my or call 1300 03 1300.

About WiMAX

WiMAX is an abbreviation of Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access by the WiMAX Forum. It 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 channeling plan approved and published by MCMC.

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About Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

P1, the first Malaysian WiMAX converged telecommunications company; is the next generation broadband provider that innovates technology, products and services to advance the way people work, live, learn and play. It brings the future to present by offering one-stop cost effective data, voice, video and other value-added services for all communication needs. Customer-centric innovation has led it to become the preferred solutions provider of mobile broadband networks for mobile enterprises, SOHO and residential users.

Click here to find out more information on P1.

About Green Packet Berhad (Green Packet)

Green Packet is a leading global developer of Next Generation Mobile Broadband Networking Solutions. Green Packetís mission is to provide a seamless and unified platform for the delivery of user centric multimedia communication and services regardless of the nature and availability of the backbone infrastructure.

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