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Hotlink Gives Customers Opportunity To Win Hotlink Zone Passes To OneRepublic Concert, Live In Malaysia

Hotlink is Co-presenter of OneRepublic’s ‘Native Tour’ concert in Malaysia on 31 October
Hotlink customers will have an opportunity to win special Hotlink Zone Passes worth RM298 as well as exclusive meet-and-greet passes
Maxis remains committed to rewarding customers for their support and loyalty with ‘money can’t buy’ experiences

For immediate release
Kuala Lumpur, 17 October 2013

Fans of OneRepublic can now rock out with their favourite band live and in person! Hotlink, the Prepaid Brand of Maxis Berhad (Maxis), is bringing the globally acclaimed American rock band to Malaysia for their ‘Native Tour’ concert, organised by JS Concert. OneRepublic will entertain fans on 31 October 2013 at the Surf Beach at Sunway Lagoon starting from 8.30 pm. In conjunction with the concert, Hotlink customers will be entitled to discounts for tickets, as well as take part in special contests for an opportunity to win Hotlink Zone Passes worth RM298 and meet-and-greet passes. 

Dusyhan Vaithiyanathan, Maxis’ Head of Consumer Business said, “We are excited in bring OneRepublic to our customers. To begin with, Hotlink customers will automatically be entitled to a 10% discount when they purchase their tickets at selected outlets. All they need to do is show the Maxis signal on their mobile phones at the ticket sales counter. Furthermore, we have some fantastic offers and the opportunity to get up close and personal with OneRepublic.”

“Our involvement as a presenter of their highly-anticipated concert demonstrates our ongoing commitment to reward our customers for their ongoing support and loyalty with special offerings and ‘money can’t buy’ experiences,” added Dushyan. 

Hotlink customers can get the 10% discount by purchasing their tickets at any Rock Corner, The Guitar Store or Victoria Music outlet. The discount offer is valid until 31 October, and tickets will be available on a first-come first-served basis, limited to a maximum of 4 tickets per person. Before the discount, Hotlink Zone Passes are retailed at RM298 while general admission tickets cost RM158.

Meanwhile, Hotlink customers will also have the opportunity to win a pair of Hotlink Zone Passes to the concert. All they need to do is:
Send 1R to 22355 from their mobile phone
Wait to receive an SMS confirmation
Top up RM60 (valid until 22 October only). Selected winners will then receive a mobile voucher to redeem their passes. 
To further increase their chance of winning the zone passes, customers need to download OneRepublic Caller Ringtones Package for only RM5 by dialing *131*3*00628#, in addition to the above steps.
To stand a chance to win a pair of Hotlink Zone Passes AND exclusive meet-and-greet passes, customers would have to:

Send 1R to 22355 from their mobile phone
Wait to receive an SMS confirmation
Top up RM60 (valid until 22 October only) 

Subscribe to a Mobile Internet Monthly 1GB pass worth RM30 by dialing #100
Potential winners will then receive a call and need to correctly answer one simple trivia question about OneRepublic
Customers can also win Hotlink Zone Passes by participating in a weekly contest via Facebook, in which fans will need to submit a photo or slogan based on the particular theme for the week. For more details on this contest, which will be open until 22 October, please visit

For more details on Hotlink’s offers in conjunction with the concert, please visit or check out the concert TVC on YouTube:
For more information on OneRepublic, visit
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About Maxis Berhad

Maxis Berhad is Malaysia’s only integrated communications service provider with RM8.9 billion revenue in 2012 and over 14 million subscribers. As one of Malaysia’s most admired home-grown brands, Maxis has evolved from being a premier mobile operator to one that offers an extensive suite of services to enrich its customers' lives whether at home, at work or on-the-go: mobile and fixed voice, messaging, mobile internet, wireless and wired high speed broadband, and multi-screen content and applications - be it entertainment, education, security or cloud computing - through mobile, fixed and satellite networks. Maxis launched the first high-speed networks in Malaysia including 3G, 3.5G, 3.5G+ and was the first to launch 4G LTE (Long-Term Evolution) early this year. Maxis’ high-speed network footprint is the largest in the country with 95% 2G and 82% high-speed 3G coverage. 

As a key supporter of the Malaysian application development ecosystem, Maxis partners with local developers to bring innovative applications to its customers while also making available the widest range of localised content in the market, with a selection of free Apps that appeal to different segments across various smart devices. Maxis’ efforts in innovation, excellent customer service and providing value to stakeholders have earned the Company numerous awards including the historic win of 20 awards at the 13th Customer Relationship Management and Contact Centre Association of Malaysia (CCAM) Annual Awards in 2012, Best Managed Company, Asia’s Best Employer, Putra Brand of the Year Awards in 2011 and Top 5 Best Global Operator Award by World Communication Awards in 2012 and 2010. Committed to contributing to the communities it operates in, Maxis’ Corporate Responsibility efforts focus on making a ‘Positive Impact’, harnessing leading-edge technology to create value for the economy, society and the environment. For more information, please visit: