KUCHING: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM), through TM Sarawak, recently expanded its unifi service to Mukah Division as the group continues to empower the digital transformation in sub-urban and undeveloped areas.
With this latest expansion, TM continues to strengthen its position as Malaysia’s Convergence Champion, bringing unlimited experiences, unmatched choices and unbeatable value to customers in Sarawak with its comprehensive suite of High Speed Broadband service offerings.
A launching ceremony to celebrate the milestone was held at the Resident Office for Mukah Division and graced by the resident of Mukah Division Hamdiah Bakir, together with TM Sarawak general manager Jafer Sadig Abdul Lathiff and TM Sibu Business head Awang Abdul Khairulannuar.
In her speech, Hamdiah said that the unifi service offering in Mukah is timely as Sarawak is currently embarking on digital economy to further propel its economic growth.
“The telecommunication infrastructure to support high-speed internet connectivity needs to be made available in order for digital economy to be adopted successfully for the benefits of the business and residential communities in Mukah.
“As the nation’s trusted telecommunications services provider, with its extensive network and expertise, we believe TM is more than capable to facilitate our digital transformation journey.
“We hope TM will continue to further expand its unifi service throughout the state not only covering the urban areas but also the sub-urban and rural areas to bridge the digital gap with their urban counterparts,” she added.
Meanwhile, Jafer said that the expansion of TM’s unifi service in Mukah fulfills the demand from their customers and it will enable the local communities, specifically in Mukah, Sarawak to enjoy fully converged communications services; unifi Broadband, unifi Mobile, unifi Wifi and unifi TV.
“The availability of unifi in Mukah is hoped to spearhead Sarawak’s Digital Economy, bridging the digital gap, connecting people wherever they are via digital connectivity, encouraging online e-commerce, e-banking and e-payments; true to our brand promise of Making Life and Business Easier, for a better Malaysia,” he said.
“We also would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the entire Warga Keluarga TM who have made this achievement possible.
“As the nation’s key partner in supporting the government’s inspiration of providing High Speed Broadband access with an affordable price, we are committed to transform the landscape of Sarawak with advanced telecommunications services to spur the economic growth via digital opportunities at the urban areas as well as the sub-urban areas.”
With this expansion, unifi is now available in Mukah in key areas which include Politeknik Mukah until Kingwood Resort, Menara Pehin which houses most of the State Government departments in Mukah including Regional Corridor Development Authority (RECODA) – the administrator for Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE).
The expansion will also include Jalan Orang Kaya Setiaraja and Jalan Petanak which will receive the service by end of September 2018. Further expansion will cover other areas such as Jalan Medan Setiaraja, Jalan Tellian, Jalan Hj Latip, Jln Kampung Pinang, JalanMohammad Fauzi, Taman Pelita Jaya and Jalan Mukah/Oya while other locations will be fiberised by unifi in stages.
“In line with the Broadband Improvement Plan, I’m also excited to share that our new unifi package, unifi Basic are now available for everyone at an affordable price of RM79 per month, bringing Malaysia in the group of other neighboring Asian countries (other than City State Countries) which offer fixed high speed broadband of 30Mbps at an affordable price,” Jafer continued.
TM’s unifi is now available with simplified offerings in two new plans to cater to the dynamic needs of all customers.
The existing unifi Basic plan which offers the speed of 30Mbps (60GB quota) at RM79 per month is now open for all.
Subscription to this plan will come with 17 free channels on playTV@unifi app which can be downloaded on Apple Store or Google Play.
For customers who prefer unlimited quota to cater to their advanced digital lifestyle such as online entertainment, home surveillance, e-sports among others, the new unifi 100Mbps plan is available at only RM129 per month. This will come with unifi TV’s choice of premium entertainment packages with either Aneka Plus, Varnam Plus or Ruby Plus package.
In Sarawak, unifi is currently available at 24 areas comprising more than 172,000 premises passed in 24 areas such as Kuching, Samarahan, Sri Aman, Sibu, Bintulu, Miri, Limbang among others. To date, there are over 75,000 unifi customers in Sarawak.