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Malaysia's Maxis rewards early bird 4G LTE subscribers

AvantiKumar | Jan. 10, 2013
Rewards to four customers who were first to sign up to Malaysia's first 4G LTE service launched by Maxis.

Maxis 4G LTE

Photo - Maxis Joint Chief Operating Officer Mark Dioguardi (right) with the lucky customers, posing with the new Maxis 4G LTE dongle. (from left): Azlina Mohd Yusof, Shamsul Kamal bin Roslan, Tey Seng Leng, Subas Chandran.


Malaysian telco Maxis, which said it was first in the country to launch a 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) service, has rewarded four customers who were among the first to subscribe to the service.

Maxis launched the 4G LTE service on midnight 1 January 2013, said Maxis joint chief operating officer Mark Dioguardi, who gave the four customers a token of appreciation.

"We understand that consumers are always looking for faster speeds and reliable service for a more enjoyable Internet experience," said Dioguardi. "We're proud to be the first to offer our customers the privilege of experiencing super fast Internet access, which in turn will allow them to enjoy a richer Internet experience with download speeds between five and 10 times faster than 3G, smoother high definition (HD) video streams and lag-free gaming."

"We're delighted at the response from customers to our 4G LTE offering in the one week since its launch, and we're committed to rolling out the service to more locations throughout the Klang Valley soon," he said, adding that through 4G LTE, customers will enjoy high Internet speeds of up to 75Mbps [megabits per second], with typical average speeds of 10 to 30Mbps.

Maxis' 4G LTE service, delivered on the first 'true' 4G Network in Malaysia, is now available in selected parts of the Klang Valley including Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Damansara Utama, Desa Sri Hartamas, Bandar Puchong Jaya, Bandar Sunway and Cyberjaya. Customers can walk in to Maxis Centres in KLCC and Taman Tun Dr. Ismail during normal operating hours to subscribe to any Wireless Broadband package from RM88 [US$28.94] per month to enjoy the LTE service.


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