In line with its ambition to be the leading ICT and solutions provider for Enterprise customers, Maxis is proud to announce its collaboration with Microsoft (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Microsoft) through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), committing to use their respective expertise, technology and capabilities to create innovative digital solutions for organisations in Malaysia. Concurrently, the collaboration makes Maxis the first telco in Malaysia to offer fixed line voice calls with Microsoft Teams unified communications, as part of Microsoft’s Modern Workplace solutions.
Apple Watch Series 5 with built-in cellular arrives at Maxis on 13 December
Maxis today announced it will offer the new Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular), featuring an Always-On display, breakthrough communication, fitness and health capabilities along with built-in cellular. To help Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular) customers get started, Maxis will also offer a special introductory cellular trial. Customers will be able to order Apple Watch Series 5 beginning today, December 13, 2019 online and in stores.
Apple Watch Series 5 debuts an Always-On Retina display that never sleeps, so it’s easy to see the time and other important information, without raising or tapping the display. New location features, from a built-in compass to current elevation, help users better navigate their day. Apple Watch Series 5 with cellular allows customers to stay connected, make calls and receive texts, while international emergency calling allows customers to call emergency services directly from Apple Watch, even without iPhone nearby. And with watchOS 6, Apple Watch users are empowered to take charge of their health and fitness with new features like Cycle Tracking, the Noise app and Activity Trends.
Together with Apple Watch Series 5, Maxis will also offer the new seventh-generation iPad, which brings more screen area to the most-popular, most affordable iPad, with a stunning 10.2-inch Retina display, support for the full-sized Smart Keyboard1 and Apple Pencil2, and the latest innovations including the fast A10 Fusion chip, advanced cameras and sensors, ease of use and great all-day battery life.3 Designed to be ultra-portable and durable, iPad weighs about one pound, and for the first time features an enclosure made from 100 percent recycled aluminum with the same strength, durability and beautiful finish as the aluminum in all Apple products.4 The new seventh-generation iPad is designed for iPadOS with powerful new capabilities and intuitive features, and comes in silver, space gray and gold finishes, with ultra-fast wireless performance and support for Gigabit-class LTE connectivity.
“We are very excited to be offering Apple Watch Series 5 with cellular connectivity, whose unmatched health and fitness features make it the ideal health companion. Maxis has also added great new plans to our line-up, so our customers can get the best experience out of their new Apple Watch. By introducing Maxis Postpaid Tablet and Maxis Postpaid Watch, our customers can enjoy easy ownership by linking all devices to one service provider for a truly connected lifestyle,” said Arjun Varma, Head of Product Marketing, Maxis.
With Maxis Postpaid Watch, Apple Watch users can share their mobile number, voice, SMS and data quota with their current iPhone device and mobile plans. Maxis Postpaid Tablet allows iPad users to enjoy 5GB high-speed data, with an option to upgrade to 10GB data and access shared Data Pool for an additional fee.
With Maxis’ Zerolution, Fibre users can also level up their home experience with Apple TV 4K. With WiFi from Maxis, Apple TV 4K delivers the highest quality cinematic experience with stunning 4K HDR visuals and immersive sound with Dolby Atmos. With Apple TV 4K, customers can use the Apple TV app to buy or rent films, subscribe to Apple TV+* and Apple TV channels, as well as enjoy Apple Music, Apple Arcade and thousands of other apps, including games, fitness and education — all through one device built for the biggest screen in the home.
To level up your Apple experience with Maxis, visit maxis.com.my/apple-watch for Apple Watch plans and maxis.com.my/apple-ipad for iPad plans. To find out more on Maxis Fibre plans, visit www.maxis.com.my/fibrenation. For more details on Apple products, please visit www.apple.com.
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.
Showcasing the potential of 5G in education, Maxis demonstrated its 5G use case, the virtual reality (VR) experience for Science learning in its eKelas programme to Yang Amat Berhormat Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, the Prime Minister of Malaysia at Pusat Internet IOCC today. The VR learning experience by Maxis is the only 5G use case in the education vertical being piloted under the 5G Demonstration Projects in Langkawi.