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DiGi Brings iPhone to Malaysia on 31 March

PETALING JAYA, 31 MARCH 2010: DiGi Telecommunications today announced it will offer iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G in Malaysia beginning today, with a range of 3G tariff plans tailored for iPhone customers.

iPhone 3GS is the fastest, most powerful iPhone yet, packed with incredible new features including improved speed and performance - up to twice as fast as iPhone 3G - with longer battery life, a high-quality 3 megapixel autofocus camera, easy to use video recording and hands free voice control. The groundbreaking App Store provides access to more than 150,000 applications from games to social networking to financial planning and health management, generating more than 3 billion downloads to date. iPhone is now available in over 80 countries around the world.

"We are extremely excited to bring iPhone to our customers," said Albern Murty, Head of Marketing. "DiGi remains committed to making the Internet more accessible and to delivering an excellent customer experience on our Turbo 3G network through affordable, flexible tariff plans and financing options."

DiGi provides the nation's widest EDGE network, and its Turbo 3G™ HSPA network now covers about 30 percent of the Malaysian population since its launch a year ago. Customers in Klang Valley, Penang, Ipoh, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu can now enjoy instant access and consistent connectivity, as well as high-speed mobile web surfing. Plans are already underway to expand to additional markets this year.

iPhone will be available at 28 DiGi Centres and DiGi Specialised Stores nationwide from 3 April. Customers who pre-ordered iPhone online may go to these collection points: The Oval Concourse, One Utama New Wing from 31 March through 4 April; and the DiGi Centres on Beach Street, Penang and in 1Borneo Shopping Mall, Kota Kinabalu from 31 March onwards.

For more information on iPhone at DiGi and retail locations, please visit www.digi.com.my/iphone.

Pricing and tariff information:

Items i-DiGi 88 i-DiGi 138 i-DiGi 238
Monthly fee (RM) 88 138 238
Voice credit (mins) 200 450 1000
SMS credit 200 400 600
MMS credit 20 40 60
Data credit 1GB 3GB 5GB
iPhone 3G 8GB 1190 490 FREE
iPhone 3GS 16GB 1590 1090 390
iPhone 3GS 32GB 1990 1590 890

All postpaid plans include Wi-Fi and require a 24-month contract. Monthly fee does not include 5% service tax.

 

About DiGi
Established in 1995, DiGi is listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad and is part of the global telecommunications provider, Telenor Group. DiGi focuses on making it easy, keeping it relevant and providing the best deals to ensure excellent customer experience in mobile and internet services. Through its corporate initiative, Deep Green, DiGi is committed to a sustainable business that is financially and ecologically responsible to all stakeholders.


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Corporate Communications Department.