Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (P1) has introduced its DV230 WiMAX modem which integrates WiMAX, WiFi and voice functionalities. The new modem integrates WiFi router functionality to deliver wireless, hassle-free Internet connectivity to multiple users from one device with just one connection, P1 said in a statement today. The product provides the perfect solution to subscribers who typically share one connection with multiple computers. The DV230 is available with 12- and 24-month subscription plans. The product is provided free with two-year warranty for customers subscribing to selected 24-month plans, it added.
“The DV230 WiMAX modem is designed based on customers’ feedback [...] With the modem we want to bring our subscribers closer to the full potential of what WiMAX technology can offer”, said P1 chief executive officer Michael Lai.
More about Michael Lai, CEO, Packet One Networks
Michael Lai, Chief Executive Officer of Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (“P1”) passionately believes in enriching lives through the power of high-quality, high-performance broadband connectivity. Putting this passion into action has resulted in Michael being one of the most sought after leaders in the country to propel the nation forward with broadband for all. With over 20 years of experience in the Information, Communications and Technologies (ICT) industry, Michael leads one of the world’s leading WiMAX telecommunications companies – P1, with the challenge to develop the startup right from ground zero. Michael has a formidable track record that includes a fair mixture of technical as well as marketing and branding background. Michael’s pioneering efforts in embracing and actively engaging with online communities has earned him many affectionate nicknames from acclaimed observers. Today with Michael at the helm, P1 is at the global forefront of commercial WiMAX deployment. P1 W1MAX is Malaysia’s leading WiMAX telco and is currently the world’s largest deployment of 802.16e 2.3GHz WiMAX network, outside Korea. P1 is also the first Intel-invested WiMAX telco in Southeast Asia. Recently, P1 entered into the portable wireless broadband market with WiGGY – the region’s most advanced USB modem, incorporating MIMO smart antenna technology capable of download speeds of up to 10Mbps (currently the fastest USB modem in Malaysia). Michael’s leadership has transformed P1 from a relatively unknown to a global leader in WiMAX technology in a little over eight months. As it stands, P1 currently posses the largest subscriber base and the largest WiMAX network in Malaysia.