Acer and YTL Comms in joint promotion

KUALA LUMPUR: Taiwanese PC maker Acer and YTL Communications, which operates the Yes 4G mobile broadband service, have embarked on a partnership.

Under a joint promotion, PC users in the country are being offered Acer Aspire notebooks that come with a month’s free access to the service.

The package includes 150 minutes of free calls to all networks, 150 free SMS to all networks and a 018 mobile number.

Users can make phone calls and send SMSes to any number in Malaysia and the world, from these Acer notebooks, in addition to surfing the Web at speeds up to 5x faster than on a 3G (third generation) network, the companies announced.

The promotion is for the Aspire 4750G-2414G50, priced at RM2,249; Aspire 4743-382G50, priced at RM1,849; and Aspire 4743ZG-622G32, priced at RM1,749. All three come with the Yes Go 4G Dongle with a 3.5GB data cap, and the freebies mentioned.

“We are proud to partner YTL in offering speedy 4G connections with Acer notebooks powered by the latest Intel Core processors, enabling users to experience the best in mobile computing and connectivity,” said Ricky Tan, general manager of Acer Malaysia.

Wing K. Lee, CEO of YTL Communications, added that his company sees the deal as yet another avenue for bringing amazing experiences in mobile communications to Malaysians.


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