Celcom Axiata Bhd (Celcom) and Maxis Berhad (Maxis) successfully conducted Southeast Asia’s first 5G Multi Operator Core Network (MOCN) trial, achieving peak speeds of more than 1.1Gbps in an outdoor environment at trial sites in Langkawi, Kedah.
Maxis Extends Existing Home Fibre Network To Provide Solutions For Gamuda Land’s Twentyfive.7
Maxis and Gamuda Land today signed a service agreement for the provision and deployment of network infrastructure and services to one of Gamuda Land’s key township developments, twentyfive.7 located at Kota Kemuning, Shah Alam. The agreement which was successfully concluded after a market competitive evaluation process by Gamuda Land is part of Maxis’ on-going co-investments with property developers in the country in providing high speed broadband connectivity to homes through its own built fibre network.
Under the agreement, each of the 279 units of landed homes in Phase 1A & 1B and 596 units of The Amber Residence in twentyfive.7 will be equipped with a customised MaxisONE Home fibre plan with speeds of up to 300Mbps. Residents will get the best of both worlds through an ‘Always On’ proposition with fixed offerings and Maxis’ industry leading 4G network for mobile coverage, enabling them to enjoy high resolution streaming, simultaneous device usage, lag-free gaming, seamless video calls and more when they move into their new homes. The customised plan, which comes with unlimited iFlix access at home and mobile, unlimited free domestic calls to all mobile and landlines and a DECT phone, will be free for residents for two years from the time it is activated, courtesy of Gamuda Land.
twentyfive.7 is a 257-acre integrated mixed development township, located in Kota Kemuning with a gross development value (GDV) of RM4.2 billion. In line with Gamuda Land’s town-making principle, all the components at this township such as homes, parks and retail spaces are mindfully planned to be seamlessly connected, where the community can come together and celebrate vibrant community living. twentyfive.7 comprises first of its kind multi-façade landed homes, abundance retail choices in the Quayside Mall and the town’s first high rise service apartments The Amber Residence. Quayside Mall is located next to an 8-acre lake surrounded by cycling, running and pedestrian tracks. The on-going Phase 1 (superlink, semi-ds and Quayside) is targeted to complete by 2020.
Commenting on the collaboration, Robert Nason, Maxis CEO said, “Consumers today expect total connectivity solutions as their lifestyles become increasingly digital. We are pleased to be working strategically with Gamuda Land to offer a superior internet experience supported by our advanced high speed fibre networks. Our appreciation goes to them for their confidence and trust in us. The future is about converged offerings, and we have the ability to offer both fixed and mobile to provide these total solutions to our broadband customers. We will continue to invest in accessing available fibre networks in Malaysia and building its own where possible. Beyond connectivity, we look forward to working with Gamuda Land in the longer-term on co-creation initiatives as well as providing solutions that can power up not just individual homes, but entire communities.”
Echoing Robert Nason’s comment, Ngan Chee Meng, Gamuda Land CEO said, “As a town maker, Gamuda Land creates places that people will call home, want to be part of, grow up and grow old in. We are mindful throughout our masterplan design and architectural construction by implementing the right facilities and technology that supports not only physical connectivity but also virtual connectivity to build a sustainable community. Naturally, this encompasses providing the right network infrastructure in advance to equip the community with high-speed internet and enhance their virtual connectivity. For that, we are happy to collaborate with Maxis to meet the residents’ digital needs.”
For more info on Maxis’ fibre broadband, visit www.maxis.com.my/fibrenation. To find out more about twentyfive.7, log on to http://gamudaland.com.my/twentyfive7 or visit twentyfive.7 Sales Gallery and our newly opened Gamuda Land Experience Lounge at Pelangi Avenue, Klang or call 03-27277565.
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