Maxis Berhad (Maxis) delivered a strong performance for the first quarter ended 31 March 2020, driven by a steady core mobile business and solid convergence growth. The Company reported steady EBITDA although core performance was impacted slightly by early Covid-19, while maintaining an industry-leading EBITDA margin and a healthy Profit After Tax (PAT).
Maxis supports hospitals with connectivity needs
- Free Fixed Wireless Broadband, Wireless Broadband and Hotlink Postpaid Flex SIM card and devices for Sungai Buloh Hospital and Kuala Lumpur Hospital
- Further strengthen network performance at the hospitals for benefit of all users
- Maxis remains committed to supporting the Government in undertaking measures during this difficult time
As the nation continues its fight against COVID-19, Maxis has committed to support the Ministry of Health through essential connectivity needs for Sungai Buloh Hospital and Hospital Kuala Lumpur. The initiatives include providing Fixed Wireless Broadband and Wireless Broadband at both hospitals, as well as mobile communication including devices to support the additional communication requirements during COVID-19. In addition, Maxis is also investing to further strengthen the network performance coverage at these hospitals for the benefit of all users at these locations.
“Internet connectivity is extremely important for our doctors and medical teams, as well as frontline workers in hospital command and operations centers, temporary and emergency wards and rooms, as we work together to combat this pandemic. We appreciate Maxis’ support in helping us with our hospital communication needs as we face COVID-19 challenges. All parties must work together to break the chain of COVID-19. We must win!” said Dato’ Sri Dr. Adham bin Baba, Minister of Health, Malaysia.
"We are extremely grateful to all the front liners and medical professionals across the country who continue to dedicate their time on the field to fight the spread of Covid-19. Their services to the country cannot be understated. Alongside the other initiatives that we are already undertaking for our customers, we want to ensure that our healthcare professionals are supported as much as possible with reliable connectivity, which is absolutely vital during this challenging time,” said Gokhan Ogut, Maxis’ Chief Executive Officer said.
Maxis remains committed to support its employees, customers and communities in need, and encourage all members of the public to continue to stay safe, healthy and connected.
Maxis’ steady growth in the Malaysian ICT Enterprise services market was recently given a boost following an expansion of its cloud solutions and services offerings. The telco is accelerating its talent capacity and capabilities to support and stimulate business growth across the nation, as it seeks to help with adoption of next generation digital networks and solutions to drive market competitiveness, particularly for the critical SME segment.
Persevering amid times of adversity, the nation has resumed life and work predominantly in the digital world, from home, propelling the demands for connectivity to new heights. Reaffirming its commitment to create a safer and connected Malaysia, Maxis continues with its efforts to ensure that the connectivity lifeline remains uninterrupted as much as possible and to provide even more support for all employees, consumers and businesses during the Movement Control Order (MCO).