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Monday, 14 May 2012
P1 The Best Home Wireless Broadband Provider
GoMobile Awards 2012 recognizes P1 for its outstanding achievements, contributions and innovations.


Photo caption from left to right: Director of Commtechasia cum CEO of LTT Global Communications Wemel Cumavoo, Chairman of SKMM Dato’ Mohamed Sharil Mohamed Tarmizi, CEO of P1, Michael Lai and Managing Editor of Mobile World Magazine Kashminder Singh.


KUALA LUMPUR - Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. ("P1"), Southeast Asia’s 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 P1’s 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:

Year Award Category
2012 GoMobile Awards Best Home Wireless Broadband
2011 Golden Global Brand Award The Best Enterprise Brand of the Year 2010
2011 The Global Leadership Award Winner of Internet Category
2010 The Effectiveness Awards (Effie) Gold winner for “Sudah Potong?” or “Cut Already?” Campaign
2010 Frost & Sullivan Telecoms Awards Most Promising Service Provider of the Year
2011 Golden Global Brand Award The Best Enterprise Brand of the Year 2010
2009 MSC Malaysia APICTA Winner Best of Start-Up Companies 2009
2009 PC.COM Top 10 Tech Brands for 2009 Best WiMAX Service 2009
2009 HWM Editor’s Choice Awards 2009 Best WiMAX Service Provider
2008 Malaysia Book of Records 2008 Malaysia’s first WiMAX Telco
2008 Red Herring Asia Winner of Most Innovative Private Technology Company 2008

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/