Celcom upbeat on achieving 4G service target
KUALA LUMPUR: Celcom Axiata Bhd is optimistic that its longterm evolution fourth-generation (4G) service would be on par with major peers by year-end as it is rolling out more network sites nationwide.
Deputy chief executive officer (business operations) Azwan Khan Osman Khan said the expansion of the 4G service was in progress and the company was on track to realise the targeted population coverage by yearend.
He said Celcom had allocated RM1.5 billion for capital expenditure this year and a large chunk would be used for the expansion works.
“The bulk of the allocation is for upgrading the capacity and on new 4G sites nationwide,” said Azwan after a briefing on Celcom’s new Xpax Internet plans, here, yesterday.
Xpax now offers up to 15 gigabytes (GB) of data.
Celcom chief marketing officer Zalman Aefendy Zainal Abidin said customers could choose from four new Internet plans: daily plan of RM5 (up to 2GB), two weekly plans of RM6 (500MB) and RM19 (5GB).
The monthly plan of RM79 (15GB) comes with free entertainment pack of Music Walla and Video Walla. Bernama
Celcom Axiata Bhd deputy chief executive officer (business operations) Azwan Khan Osman Khan (second from left) with chief marketing officer Zalman Aefendy Zainal Abidin (second from right), Xpax manager Penny Ong (left) and brand management head Daren Victor at the launch of the new Celcom Xpax plans in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.