Better call quality slated with U Mobile’s 1,000 new 4G LTE sites plus iPhone 6S & 6S Plus preorders announced

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From left: Jasmine Lee, Chief Marketing Officer, Wong Heang Tuck, Chief Executive Officer and Too Tian Jen, Chief Technology Officer announcing on U Mobile’s expanded 4G LTE coverage at the recent press conference

U Mobile announced recently that they’ve completed and deployed a thousand new 4G LTE sites across several locations in the Klang Valley, Putrajaya, Seremban, Port Dickson as well as Johor Bahru three months ahead of schedule.

During a media briefing, Too Tian Jen, U Mobile Chief Technology Officer stated,” U Mobile believes that the demand for smartphones and data will keep incrasing. Hence, we will continue our network expansion plans by rolling out 5,000 new sites over the next five years to maintain our leadership as the telco with the best overall customer experience.” Currently, U Mobile has over 12,000 sites in operation nationwide except for Malacca and Penang.

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Too Tian Jen sharing on U Mobile’s latest expansion plans

The price tag for this bold expansion plan is impressive, clocking in at about RM700 million to RM800 million a year which runs up to RM3.5 billion to RM4 billion over the next five years according to Tian Jen.

Paired with this expansion plan is an interesting array of data centric plans that include their recently launched HERO Postpaid P70 plan that offers 7GB of data monthly as well as unlimited local calls to all networks for RM70 a month. Prepaid users can opt for their POWER Prepaid Pack that gives a free 1GB a month for life as long as the SIM card is kept active.

U Mobile also announced that they will be offering the iPhone6S and iPhone 6S Plus starting from Friday, 16th October 2015 though there’s no word announced pricing as yet. You can preregister your interest in acquiring one now on www.u.com.my/iphone6s

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