U Mobile Sdn Bhd announced that it has signed a partnership with Senheng Electric (KL) Sdn Bhd (Senheng). The partnership allows U Mobile data packages with devices to be sold at Senheng nationwide, a consumer electronics chain stores.
[Jaffa Sany Ariffin (right), CEO of U Mobile Sdn Bhd and Lim Kim Heng, Managing Director of Senheng Electric (KL) Sdn Bhd]
From 1st October, U Mobile data packages will be available in all 97 Senheng stores and 28 senQ outlets. Apart from opting for a data plan for their mobile devices, customers are also able to pay their U Mobile bills at any of the outlets.
To celebrate partnership, U Mobile and Senheng announced a special bundled package for the newly launched Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1, where customers can enjoy up to RM350 discount when they pair the device with U Mobile’s data plan at RM68 a month.
In addition to the tablet promotion, U Mobile and Senheng are giving users RM240 discount on the Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 7.0, Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 10.1, Apple iPad 2 and the new iPad when they pair them with U Mobile’s data plan at only RM68 a month. Both promotions started 1st October and will end 30th November 2012.
In a statement, Jaffa Sany Ariffin, CEO of U Mobile Sdn Bhd said, “Through this partnership, we aim to provide consumers greater accessibility to U Mobile products and enjoy more savings on their desired mobile devices, paired with U Mobile’s unique and affordable data packages. Being at the forefront in data services, we believe our mobile internet service will provide subscribers an unrivalled mobile experience on-the-go.”
“We are indeed honoured to partner Senheng as it offers one of the most extensive range of consumer electronic products in the market and we believe through this partnership, consumers will have the opportunity to try out our data services while purchasing their dream devices. It will be more convenient for patrons of Senheng and senQ stores too as they do not have to stop-by another store or kiosk to subscribe to a data plan or pay their U Mobile bills,” he added.
U Mobile’s non-traditional distribution channels also include partnerships with RadioShack, GCH Retail, 7-Eleven, Singer and Cosway.