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06 April 2012
P1 SEALS MOU WITH NIOSH ON TELCO SAFETY PASSPORT

06 April 2012 - Bangi, Selangor - Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd ("P1") together with four other telcos sealed a memorandum of understanding with the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) to set up the TELCO Safety Passport ("TLSP") Working Committee that oversees the formulation, pricing, implementation and coordination of the TLSP training module and the program.

P1 was represented by Vice President Isaac Tan as the signatory and witnessed by Associate Director Satnam Singh at the MoU signing ceremony event that took place at NIOSH’s headquarters in Bangi. The four other telcos are Maxis Broadband Sdn Bhd, U-Mobile Sdn Bhd, Time Dotcom Bhd and Syarikat Pembenaan Yeoh Tiong Lay Sdn Bhd ("YTL"). NIOSH, an institution under the Ministry Human Resources Malaysia provides training, research, consultancy services and information dissemination in the area of Occupational Safety and Health ("OSH").

A TLSP card shall be issued by NIOSH upon completion of the TLSP training and passing of the TLSP assessment shall be valid for three years. The card may be renewed upon the TLSP card holder attending a refresh training program and reassessment exercise.

At P1 currently, there are 50 with a NIOSH TM Safety Passport. P1 plans to double this number by end of 2012 with the new TLSP targeted mainly among the P1 network rollout and site maintenance team members.


About Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.

Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd ("P1"), a subsidiary of Green Packet Berhad with South Korea leading Operator, SK Telecom as second largest shareholder, is Malaysia’s first and leading 4G telecommunications company.

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 outside Korea.

Although LTE is still in its infancy in Malaysia, P1 is already gearing up for 4G LTE transition and deployment through strong strategic partnerships with the world’s largest LTE proponents namely Qualcomm International, China Mobile Limited and being accepted into the elite Global TD-LTE Initiative ("GTI") that encompasses more than half the world’s market potential.
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. In 2011, P1 bags the Best Enterprise Brand of the year 2010 from Global Golden Brand Award. At the same time, P1 is awarded by Global Leadership Awards in Internet Category. For more information on P1 4G, visit http://www.p1.com.my/