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U Mobile launches mobile number portability in Malaysia

AvantiKumar | Oct. 20, 2008
Prepaid and postpaid subscribers can switch to U Mobile

KUALA LUMPUR, 20 OCTOBER 2008 - Malaysian mobile services provider U Mobile Sdn Bhd has launched a Mobile Number Portability (MNP) promotion that allows mobile phone users to switch their mobile numbers its prepaid services at no extra cost.

U Mobile's MNP Promotion makes it easy for mobile phone users to switch to any of our service plans, at no extra cost, and enjoy the many benefits we are offering as a dynamic service provider that continuously listens to its customers and is committed to meeting their needs. said U Mobile's chief executive officer, Oh-Kwang Jin.

MNP allows both prepaid and postpaid subscribers to switch to a preferred mobile service provider, while keeping their existing mobile phone number.

Freedom of choice for mobile phone users

The U Mobile 018 Prepaid plan allows mobile phone users to pay for only what they use. Subscribers enjoy per second billing for video calls and voice calls, Oh said. Under U Mobile's MNP Promotion (, both prepaid and postpaid subscribers of other mobile service providers can switch to U Mobile's rate plans with no processing fee, as well as enjoy RM10 (US$2.84) credited to their new account.

Oh added that U Mobile would give a free U Mobile 018 Prepaid Starter Pack with RM10 top-up credit, to pre-paid and post-paid subscribers who are unsuccessful in their applications to switch to U Mobile.

We are excited with the rollout of the MNP service, as mobile services users across Malaysia will now be able to enjoy true freedom of choice and benefit more from the services available in the market, said Oh. We are confident that our fresh and innovative offerings will be attractive to mobile phone users who want to call the shots' in getting more value from the services they subscribe to.


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