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TM in Malaysia Social Media Week 2012

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) participated in Malaysia Social Media Week 2012 (MSMW 2012) as the Official Broadband Provider. MSMW 2012, being held from 13 February until 17 February 2012, is a national event which congregates the social media communities and connects people, content and conversations around emerging trends in social and mobile media.

[ShahulHameed, Founder & President, Malaysia Social Media Chambers, together with HjIbrahim Abdul Rahman, Director General, Department of Information, and SitiFarah Diba Abdul Ghani, General Manager, Sports & Marketing, Group Business& Customer Management, TM, marking TM’s involvement as the OfficialBroadband Provider at Malaysia Social Media Week 2012 in Kuala Lumpur.]

Commenting on the Company’s participation, Dato’ Rozalila Abd. Rahman, Chief Marketing Officer, TM said, “TM is proud to be able to play our role for this inaugural event for the social media communities. This is one of our various initiatives to create awareness on the importance of social media amongst the public, how it affects our daily life and the responsibilities that come with being a Netizen. Through this platform, we are also able to boost the Internet usage amongst Malaysians towards realising Government’s aspiration of establishing an ICT literate nation.”

As the Official Broadband Provider of MSMW 2012, TM is equipping the event venue, Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), with WiFi access throughout the 5-day event. TM is also sponsoring the “Social Media Champion Award” for The World Bloggers & Social Media Awards 2012 to recognise, reward and honor the top social media champion for their contribution to social media landscape as a whole. Besides that, TM is also supporting the event by leveraging on its social media platforms to promote the event i.e. through its corporate website (www.tm.com.my), TM’s corporate Twitter accounts (@TMCorp and @TMConnects), its lifestyle portal EveryoneConnects (www.everyoneconnects.net) and EveryoneConnects Facebook page (www.facebook.com/EveryoneConnects).

“We are already active with our Twitter accounts, the EveryoneConnects lifestyle portal as well as the EveryoneConnects Facebook page. Via these channels, we are able to reach out to our customers and listen to their feedback giving us the opportunity to further enhance our offerings and deliver an enriched and integrated digital lifestyle and customer experience,” Dato’ Rozalila further explained.

Being part of MSMW 2012, TM has various activities in store for the public to participate:

TM exhibition booth
(13 – 16 February 2012)
Visit TM booth at Legar Putra, PWTC to get to know more about TM’s social media channels and receive TM freebies!

Blog writing contest
(13 – 16 February 2012)
Drop the link to your most creative blog post with the theme “My Best Memories with TM” at @TMCorp and stand a chance to win an iPad 2, Samsung Galaxy W and computer gadgets!

Photo Contest
(13 – 16 February 2012)
With the theme “My Gadget and Me”, send your most creative photos to @TMCorp and the lucky winner will walk away with a Samsung Galaxy W and computer gadgets!

TM Fugitive
(15 and 16 February 2012)
Spot TM’s Fugitive around PWTC and win exclusive TM merchandise items. Don’t forget to look out for the clues on @TMCorp!

Daily Quiz
(13 – 17 February 2012)
Win amazing prizes everyday in our Daily Quiz via @TMCorp. The fastest submission with the correct answer will allow you to walk away with computer gadgets!

Daily Tips
(13 – 17 February 2012)
Get some tips on Internet and network security via @TMCorp everyday throughout the 5-day event.

In support of MSMW 2012, TM will also be organising its own Social Media Week at its headquarters. With the same objective of creating awareness on the importance of social media and its influence, but skewed towards its employees, various activities have been lined up for the week including circulation of Social Media Daily Tips and Internet Security Awareness Daily Tips to all staff nationwide, blog writing contest, photography competition, Social Media exhibition and Social Media workshop.

Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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