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The collaboration aims to strengthen network capabilities that covers Central, Southern, Eastern & Northern Malaysia." }, { "img": "/content/dam/u-mobile/about-us/awards-milestone/meta-images/malaysia_mobile_data_service_provider_of_the_year-2015.png", "month": "April", "title": "2015 Frost & Sullivan Customer Experience Award", "description": "U Mobile has won the 2015 Frost & Sullivan Customer Experience Award for the Overall Experience in telecommunication sector as well as the Best Contact Centre Experience, Best Mobile Experience and Best Net Promoter Score. 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U Mobile was among the firsts in Malaysia to offer 4G LTE services to prepaid subscribers." }, { "img": "", "month": "October", "title": "U Mobile partnered with ZTE Corporation, to provide more reliable and resilient network through disaster recovery (DR) system.", "description": "U Mobile partnered with ZTE Corporation to provide more reliable and resilient network to its subscribers as the telco inked a disaster recovery (DR) system in the presence of the Prime Minister of Malaysia and the Chinese President." }, { "img": "", "month": "July", "title": "U Mobile introduced U Card.", "description": "U Mobile introduced U Card, a new reward programme in partnership with BLoyalty Sdn Bhd. This reward programme also positioned U Mobile as the First mobile operator in Malaysia that allowed its customers to collect points to redeem discounts, rewards and merchandises, from over 700 participating merchant partners’ outlets ranging from food and beverages, holiday packages, shopping and many more or redeem exclusive items online." }, { "img": "", "month": "May", "title": "U Mobile entered into a strategic partnership with Enabling Asia (EA).", "description": "U Mobile entered into a strategic partnership with Enabling Asia (EA), Asia’s first Mobile Virtual Network Aggregator (MVNA), to strengthen its position in the competitive mobile telecommunications industry by penetrating into the target market segments through MVNOs." }, { "img": "/content/dam/u-mobile/about-us/awards-milestone/meta-images/awards-GLA2013.png", "month": "March", "title": "Global Leadership Awards 2013", "description": "This award recognises the outstanding achievements and implementation of business strategies to expand U Mobile’s network and distribution channels in moving the company forward.\r\n\r\nOur aim to ‘Live Connected’ not only with our customers but also with our key distribution partners who are committed to building the business with us is a clear demonstration of our commitment and passion in securing this coveted title." } ] }, { "year": "2012", "childPageProperties": [ { "img": "", "month": "October", "title": "U Mobile expanded to East Coast Malaysia.", "description": "U Mobile expanded for the first time to East Coast Malaysia with its new store in Kuantan, Pahang, bringing its flexible plans and affordable products and services closer to its customers." }, { "img": "/content/dam/u-mobile/about-us/awards-milestone/meta-images/awards-GIA2012.png", "month": "May", "title": "Gomobile Innovation Awards 2012", "description": "The award recognizes the outstanding achievements, contributions and innovations by the industry has impressed the panel of judges with U Mobile’s unique services and value-added offerings found in prepaid services; especially its zero-roaming charges as well as the local call rates with lowest data roaming for subscribers travelling to Singapore. U Mobile’s prepaid service also outshone other shortlisted services with its free calls offering where subscribers can call their friends and families within the network for free with no restriction to the number of contacts. The company’s Unlimited Mobile Internet (UMI) for prepaid subscribers too caught the panel’s attention as U Mobile boasts to be the first in the market to offer this attractive offer, allowing users to surf the Internet at less than RM1 per day. All these unique services and offerings have made U Mobile bagged the “Best New Service” award under the GoMobile Innovation Awards 2012 category." }, { "img": "", "month": "May", "title": "U Mobile achieved over 2 million subscribers.", "description": "U Mobile subscriber base reached above the 2 million mark. The result was another significant milestone as the news came only nine months after U Mobile made the first announcement of securing one million subscribers in 2011." }, { "img": "/content/dam/u-mobile/about-us/awards-milestone/meta-images/awards-fns2012.png", "month": "April", "title": "2012 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards", "description": "The award recognizes the company for its outstanding performance, rising above the competition and has demonstrated clear leadership through its outstanding subscriber growth rate and disruptive service innovation which has outranked other contenders in the field. U Mobile’s bold business and marketing strategies manifested in the string of many “firsts in the market” and through its well-defined three-pronged strategy – expanding network infrastructure, strengthening its brand through innovative product offerings and widening distribution channels that won it the title of Most Promising Service Provider of the Year." }, { "img": "/content/dam/u-mobile/about-us/awards-milestone/meta-images/awards-pcCom2011.png", "month": "March", "title": "PC.com 12th Readers Choice Awards 2011", "description": "The award recognizes the company’s zealous transformation and positive disruption in the market through its revolutionary product and service offerings. U Mobile’s effort in creating a niche within the ever-competitive telco space through the company’s three-pronged strategy – expanding network infrastructure, strengthening its brand through innovative product offerings and widening distribution channels – helped secure this coveted title." } ] }, { "year": "2011", "childPageProperties": [ { "img": "", "month": "October", "title": "U Mobile entered a landmark agreement to share Maxis’ 3G radio access networks (RAN).", "description": "U Mobile entered a landmark agreement to share Maxis’ 3G radio access networks (RAN), making the partnership to be the first active 3G RAN sharing arrangement to be deployed in Malaysia. The agreement will be for an initial period of 10 years." }, { "img": "", "month": "August", "title": "U Mobile achieved over 1 million subscribers.", "description": "U Mobile marked a major milestone in achieving over 1 million subscribers. Strings of innovative offerings and rewards programme played a major part in the subscriber base growth." }, { "img": "", "month": "March", "title": "U Mobile announced strategic partnership with ZTE Corporation.", "description": "U Mobile announced the strategic partnership with ZTE Corporation in deploying the fastest mobile broadband speed in the nation, with the potential to upgrade 42 Mbps to 100 Mbps wireless network across major cities in Malaysia." } ] }, { "year": "2010", "childPageProperties": [ { "img": "", "month": "October", "title": "U Mobile became the first telecommunication company to launch 42 Mbps network utilising Dual-Cell HSPA+.", "description": "U Mobile was the first telecommunication company in Malaysia to launch the 42 Mbps network utilising its Dual-Cell HSPA+ (High-Speed Packet Access) which provided faster broadband speed to consumers." }, { "img": "", "month": "March", "title": "Singapore Technologies Telemedia (ST Telemedia) acquired 33% stake in U Mobile.", "description": "Singapore Technologies Telemedia (ST Telemedia) acquired 33% stake in U Mobile – this partnership allowed U Mobile to tap into their expertise." } ] }, { "year": "2009", "childPageProperties": [ { "img": "", "month": "September", "title": "U Television Sdn Bhd (UTV), acquired all shares held by KT Freetel and NTT DoCoMo.", "description": "U Television Sdn Bhd (UTV), the major shareholder of U Mobile acquired all the 33% shares held by KT Freetel and NTT DoCoMo." } ] }, { "year": "2007", "childPageProperties": [ { "img": "", "month": "December", "title": "KT Freetel of South Korea and NTT DOCOMO of Japan collectively acquired 33% shares in U Mobile.", "description": "KT Freetel of South Korea and NTT DOCOMO of Japan collectively acquired 33% shares in U Mobile." }, { "img": "", "month": "September", "title": "U Mobile was launched.", "description": "The company launched its brand called “U Mobile”." }, { "img": "", "month": "July", "title": "U Mobile obtained Network Facilities Provider License (NFP) and Network Services Provider License (NSP) from MCMC. ", "description": "U Mobile obtained Network Facilities Provider License (NFP) and Network Services Provider License (NSP) from MCMC to operate telecommunication network and provide mobile services." }, { "img": "", "month": "June", "title": "U Mobile signed Malaysia's first ever nationwide domestic roaming agreement with Celcom. ", "description": "U Mobile signed Malaysia’s first ever nationwide domestic roaming agreement with the country’s widest mobile network operator, Celcom (M) Bhd, thus allowing U Mobile’s customers to experience nationwide coverage from day one of market availability." }, { "img": "", "month": "March", "title": "U Mobile awarded spectrum with 018 prefix.", "description": "U Mobile was awarded the spectrum with the 018 prefix by MCMC." } ] } ] }

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