Celcom Axiata Berhad continues its commitment to enhance digital connectivity in Sabah for both urban and rural communities. With its latest innovative ‘Pasang Terus ’campaign, Celcom customers in Sabah will be able to enjoy Celcom Home Fibre™ connectivity with same-day installation.
Celcom’s ‘Pasang Terus’ campaign enables customers within selected areas of Sabah to enjoy same-day Celcom Home Fibre™ installations without having to wait for an appointment. The Celcom bluecube truck will be roving throughout housing areas to enable customers with an easy experience of signing up with Celcom Home Fibre™ and convergence plans, together with same-day fibre installations.
All Celcom Home Fibre™ plans can be paired with Celcom Xpax postpaid plans, offering the best of both fibre and mobile connectivity at an affordable price of RM119. Celcom Home Fibre™ plans offer Sabah customers with unlimited high-speed Internet up to 1Gbps (only available at selected areas in Sabah), for only RM229 per month. In addition, Celcom Home Fibre™ customers can also enjoy double the internet speed of 200Mbps for only RM120 per month. All Celcom Home Fibre™ plans offer FREE Router AX, FREE Mesh Wi-Fi and up to 3 months bill rebate on selected plans.
As a Company that is committed to provide reliable services and consistent experience on its network, Celcom has allocated over RM200Mn for network improvements in Sabah and Sarawak this year. The network improvements in Sabah and Sarawak include 4G LTE capacity and coverage enhancements, the upgrading of Celcom’s Core Network, as well as fibre investments with Celcom Timur Sdn Bhd (CTSB).
As of end 2021, data utilisation across Sabah and Sarawak increased by 31% and 34% respectively, compared to end 2020. Aligned with the nation’s digital aspiration Jalinan Digital Negara (JENDELA) network improvement initiatives, Celcom is addressing the rapid data traffic growth by deploying 1,145 new 4G LTE sites, upgrading 745 existing 2G sites with 4G LTE technology, and upgrading capacities at 874 existing 4G LTE network sites throughout Sabah and Sarawak, covering major cities and rural areas.
Datuk Idham Nawawi, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad said “Customers in Sabah can now enjoy our exclusive convergence offering that comes with an affordable home fibre and mobile plan. Customers can ‘Pasang Terus’ their selected Celcom Home Fibre™ plan and enjoy fibre connectivity on the same-day, without having to wait for an appointment at another time. With our Celcom Home Fibre™ and convergence plans, Sabahans can easily get connected for all their digital needs, be it for work, gaming, video streaming and learning, all on the same day.”
“We are committed to deliver reliable services and consistent experience to our customers on our widest network across the country. Aligned with the Jendela aspiration and in collaboration with the industry, we are putting a lot of emphasis on network improvements for Sabah and Sarawak. With the new rollout, we target to expand and increase our 4G LTE population coverage to 85% for Sabah and 92% for Sarawak by end 2022.
“The network improvements in Sabah and Sarawak include the modernization of our network services by deploying the latest end-to-end network technology such as 16T16R multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO), Carrier Aggregation, 256 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM) and many more. These upgrades, together with a dedicated core network for Sabah and Sarawak, aims to deliver an improved experience for all Celcom users,” Idham added.
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