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Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. ("P1"), Southeast Asias pioneer 4G service provider and subsidiary of Green Packet Berhad bagged the GoMobile Operators Awards 2012 as Best Home Wireless Broadband Provider of the year. Endorsed by the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture Malaysia; and supported by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission ("SKMM"), the prestigious recognition was presented to the Chief Executive Officer of P1 Michael Lai; by the Chairman of SKMM Dato Mohamed Sharil Mohamed Tarmizi during the glitzy ceremony.
"P1 users consume a monthly average of 17GB of data. That’s equivalent to 4800 songs (~3.5MB per song) or 17 DVD-quality movies (~1GB per movie) downloaded per month! Never before have Malaysians been able to relish in this rich media wireless internet experience using 4G technology at fantastic value for money. That’s why P1 is today the Best Home Wireless Broadband Provider!" the elated Lai announced. In 2008, the average monthly download of P1 users was only 7GB. This trend of internet usage explosion will persist among Malaysians and internet users all over the world in years to come alongside the perpetual data tsunami phenomena.
Lai further enthused, "The honour of this (GoMobile) award foremost goes to all P1 valued customers, committed employees, supportive business partners, the Malaysian government and our Board of Directors who have been marching with us in this amazing journey of P1. Their strong conviction in P1s success is driving the company towards wonderful achievements that we’ve never imagined ourselves. Every award that P1 receives truly inspires us to serve our customers even better than before. With this latest addition, we look forward to continue making telecommunications great for Malaysians."
Since its debut in 2008, P1 excited the Malaysian broadband industry with its cutting-edge 4G broadband service anchoring on three simple yet valuable propositions namely So Easy, So Affordable and So Fun. So Easy gets users connected to the internet via plug and play without fixed telephone lines. So Affordable offers superb value from as low as RM1.30 per day; and So Fun enables instant 4G WiFi for the whole family to enjoy, together with a nifty modem for out of home use.
P1’s range of services currently include 4G broadband with voice, fiber broadband, wireless internet leased line (BizPriority™), SIP-trunking voice and SMS solutions for businesses, organisations and the public sector.
To date, P1 is recognised in the hall of fame internationally and locally with the following accolades:
||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 worlds 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 worlds market potential.