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U Mobile 42Mbps Network now in Johor Bahru

U Mobile has now expanded its 42Mbps network to Johor Bahru.

The 42Mbps mobile broadband service is now available at Taman Molek 1, 2 and 3, Taman Gembira, the Free Trade Zone, Taman Delima, Desa Harmoni, Bukit Kempas, Stulang Laut, Jalan Ibrahim Sultan and many more.

U Mobile is currently upgrading its network to 42Mbps in the the Klang Valley, Penang, Seremban and Port Dickson. The the rest of the major cities in the region will be able to enjoy the 42Mbps coverage within this year.

Press release below.

Kuala Lumpur, 18th August 2011 – U Mobile Sdn Bhd, Malaysia’s most dynamic and innovative telco service provider today announced the availability of its 42Mbps coverage in Johor Bahru, giving internet users within the state the fastest internet speed with the largest volume at the lowest rate available.

Currently there are over two hundred U Mobile sites in Johor Bahru offering fast speed mobile internet which are available in most of the commercial and residential areas, including Taman Molek 1, 2 and 3, Taman Gembira, the Free Trade Zone, Taman Delima, Desa Harmoni, Bukit Kempas, Stulang Laut, Jalan Ibrahim Sultan and many more. Customers of U Mobile in these areas will experience fast internet that are three to five times speedier compared to existing offerings that are currently available in the market.

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To enjoy its 42Mbps services, U Mobile is offering a package plan to internet users within the city which include the fastest download speed of up to 42Mbps at an affordable rate starting from RM68 month with the largest data volume of up to 20GB per month. All this comes with a 7-day money-back guarantee for its postpaid customers.

Speaking about the expansion, Dr. Kaizad Heerjee, CEO of U Mobile Sdn Bhd said, “We’re making steady progress nationwide with the implementation of our 42Mbps services. In Johor Bahru, we began with only a few selected areas and now I’m proud to say that we have covered most of the city area and are bringing the most cutting edge communication services to the residence in Johor Bahru. As for the rest of the major cities in the region, they will be able to enjoy the 42Mbps coverage within this year.

Our strategic partnership with ZTE as announced earlier this year for a three-pronged development strategy will see consistent and steady upgrades from 42Mpbs to 84Mbps and eventually 100Mbps across Malaysia. We are on track, on target and are progressing well within the planned time frame.  I believe that we are leading in this space and will continue to innovate and grow to meet the demands of today’s changing consumer demands,” he added.

For the remainder of the year, U Mobile will continue to grow and expand its 42Mbps offering across the nation including the Klang Valley, Penang, Seremban and Port Dickson while continuing to offer a selection of innovative and exciting offerings with surprising affordability in keeping up with the demand of today’s technology-savvy generation of consumers.

To celebrate the announcement, U Mobile recently held a roadshow in Johor Bahru to launch the availability of its 42Mbps offering within the state.

For more information, please visit http://www.u.com.my/

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    are we really getting 42mbps service? i doubt it. what i read from internet is that, 42mbps is like sector peak rate rather than user speed. this is really confusing, correct me if i m wrong. the ads over internet or over the radio sounds like we can get 42mbps each user. Quite confusing and quite frustrated with the operator nowadays! What we want is a stable and fast internet thats all. 

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