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31 March 2011

P1 Gives away Ipads and DSLRs to Video Challenge Winners

PETALING JAYA, Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (“P1”), Malaysia’s first 4G broadband service provider gave away Ipads and DSLR cameras to winners of the “P1 4G Super Broadband Kids - Pimp Our Tagline” online video challenge. During the prize presentation ceremony, Michael Lai, Chief Executive Officer of P1 expressed his jubilance on the number and quality of participation in the challenge. “Most of the participants are in their late teens and early twenties. They’ve demonstrated amazing talent and creativity in their entries. Given the right guidance and potential to develop, I see them to be the directors, composers and producers of the future,” he said.

Prizes were awarded based on two categories, People’s Choice and P1 4G’s Choice. The prize for P1 4G’s Choice is a WiMAX-Ready 4G laptop, the Lenovo IdeaPad V360. The winner, which is the most creative video was voted by P1 4G employees. For the People’s Choice category, the top 3 videos with the highest number of online votes won attractive prizes. The grand prize is a Canon EOS 60D camera and a Wiggy prepaid modem by P1 4G. Second prize wins an iPad 32GB WiFi with 3G and a Wiggy prepaid modem. Third prize wins an iPad 32GB WiFi and a Wiggy modem. The challenge was organized via P1’s Facebook fanpage; P1Buddy from 8 December 2010 to 31 January 2011.

Young winners - Standing rom left: Giam Sue Ann, Kelvin Kang Kai Wen, Ho Kok Chern, Michael Lai (CEO of P1), M. Idham Nawawi (COO of P1), Chiang Wai Loon and Duan Ronaldo

Sitting From Left: James Chong (Service Specialist) and Alvin Phey (Associate Director)
Not in the picture: Kavyn Manikkam and Charlton Henry Gomes

New gadget for the next project – From left, Ho Kok Chern, Michael Lai (CEO of P1) and M. Idham Nawawi (COO of P1)

The Grand Prize winner, Ho Kok Chern, 20, a first year student in Graphic Design at A.T.E.C Art & Technology Center, Penang said that he spent three days making the Google Chrome inspired video after getting to know about the competition through P1 Buddy on Facebook. Ho won a Canon EOS 60D camera and Wiggy prepaid by P14G. Pleased with the prizes he won, Ho thanked P1 for allowing him to discover a hidden talent within himself.

Inspired dancer and moviemaker. From left Kelvin Kang, Michael Lai (CEO of P1) and M. Idham Nawawi (COO of P1).

Kelvin Kang Kai Wen, 20, the Third Prize winner from Politeknik Ungku Omar, Ipoh had gotten the assistance from his brother David in filming his video. The three-minute capture featured his dancing skills that was going faster and faster. Kelvin thanked the organizer and hoped that P1 would hold more competitions on Facebook. Kelvin bagged iPad 32GB Wifi and a Wiggy prepaid by P1 4G.

What an amazing Wimax ready notebook! From left – Clement Chiang and Daniel Chan, winner of P1 Choice Video.

Winner of P1’s Choice Video, Clement Chiang, 23 and his team member Daniel Chan have always been keen in videography. Students of HELP University College, they even got their lecturer to act in the video. Winning a Wimax ready 4G Lenovo Ideapad V360 notebook, they have also recently won the Jury Award during the MUFORS Road Reels and inspired to have their films featured on international big screens like Cannes and Sundance Film Festival some day.

Screenshots from P1’s Choice Video by Clement Chiang:


About Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.

Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd ("P1"), a subsidiary of Green Packet Berhad, is Malaysia's first and leading 4G telecommunications company with the country's widest WiMAX coverage. P1 4G represents the first large-scale commercial 4G WiMAX deployment in Southeast Asia, and the first large-scale deployment of an 802.16e 2.3GHz WiMAX network

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 providing Broadband for All. 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. P1 is awarded the 2010 Most Promising Service Provider of the Year by the prestigious 2010 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Telecoms Awards. P1's "Sudah Potong?" advertising campaign bagged gold at the highly coveted 2010 Malaysia Effie Awards. For more information on P1 4G, visit http://www.p1.com.my/

P1 is the converged communications pillar of Green Packet Berhad, which was founded in 2000 in the Silicon Valley. Green Packet Berhad is now headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and listed on the Main Board of the Malaysian bourse. It has over 1000 employees with nine operations across the globe. For more information visit: www.greenpacket.com.