(From left) Kevin Yip, U Mobile's head of device and branch operations; Ismail Othman, Suruhanjaya Komunikasi & Multimedia Malaysia (SKMM also known as MCMC)'s operation director; Faizal Azizan, SKMM's deputy director and Michael Mah, U Mobile's head of sales officiating the opening of the new store in a unique 'golden egg'-breaking ceremony.
Malaysian telco U Mobile has strengthened its presence in the northern region of Malaysia with the opening of a new one-stop service centre in Penang.
During the opening on 16 December 2011 of the latest U Mobile store at Seberang Jaya, Penang, U Mobile chief executive officer Dr. Kaizad Heerjee said the store is a "one-stop service centre," a concept inherited from its flagship store in Berjaya Times Square in Kuala Lumpur.
The store is the second in the region following the recent opening of the U Mobile Store in Queensbay Mall, Penang, said Dr Kaizad.
"U Mobile has been working to establish its footprint in Penang, a strategic location for the company's fastest mobile Internet offering with speeds of 42Mbps [megabits per second]," he said. "To date, U Mobile has completed approximately 80 percent of its HSPA+ site rollout on the island and the mainland, and is planning to reach its capacity of 150 sites by early 2012."
"We will continue to focus on increasing our network coverage and strive to increase our presence in key locations to bring us closer to our consumers and make our products and services more accessible," added Dr Kaizad.
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