Barely 18 months in commercial operations, YTL Communications Sdn Bhd, has added yet another prestigious feather to its cap by winning the “Most Innovative Service Provider of the Year” in the 2012 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner at the Shangri-la Hotel, Singapore for Yes – its 4G mobile internet with voice service.
It’s another clear acknowledgment from the industry that Malaysia is spearheading the adoption of next-generation, 4G wireless technologies.
“This 2012 Frost & Sullivan APAC ICT award is a solid testament of our vision and hard work. We are truly honoured by this Asia Pacific wide recognition and I humbly thank my colleagues at YTL Communications for their amazing effort and determination to drive positive change. We will strive to continue to lead the way to deliver world leading Mobile Internet innovations to improve the way people live, work, learn and play,” Wing concluded.
On his Facebook Wall, Wing congratulated the Yes team, saying, “We won 2012 Asia Pacific Most Innovative Service Provider of the Year! Congrats to my entire team of amazing colleagues and partners – thanks for believing in our vision. And thank you to our dear customers for being part of our journey of innovation. Rock on!”
Commenting on the award, Vikas Chanani, Industry Analyst-Mobile and Wireless, APAC-ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan, said, “Launched in November 2010, YTL Communications is the first in the world to deliver mobile telephony on a mobile broadband network. Subscribers get both Internet and Voice in a single plan with voice roaming being free. The 4G network provided is SIM-less and runs on a user ID that comes with its own mobile number. Subscribers can log on to multiple devices, all at the same time.”
Earlier, YTL Communications won the Bronze award under “Product Excellence” category at the Global CSR Awards 2012 held in conjunction with The Global CSR 2012 Summit in April 2012 in Boracay, Philippines. YTL Communications also earned the “Best New Service” in the prestigious Global 2011 InfoVision Awards.
The Frost & Sullivan Awards are presented to companies that demonstrate best practices in their industry, commending the diligence, commitment, and innovative business strategies required to advance in the global marketplace.
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