Jan 8, 2014 (Wed): Exabytes Network Sdn Bhd (‘Exabytes’), Malaysia’s largest web hosting provider, has announced its recent collaboration with Southeast Asia’s pioneer and Malaysia’s first 4G service provider, Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (“P1”), with the aim to enable more Malaysian ecommerce businesses with higher business availability via ‘Voice and Internet’ accessibility.
According to Exabytes’ Founder and CEO, Chan Kee Siak, the Exabytes-P1 collaboration offers as a feasible option for ecommerce businesses to connect with their customers at anytime, anywhere.
“Connectivity is an integral element of online business. This is especially true as today’s local e-commerce market is growing fiercely competitive. Partnering with P1 will help our ecommerce merchants to achieve higher business and services availability for better chances of eCommerce survival.”
P1’s Chief Commercial Officer, Kelvin Lee shares, “The partnership with Exabytes is strategic for P1 to deepen our broadband and voice penetration into the expanding ecommerce market. Instantly, it has enabled us to reach out to over 60,000 of Exabytes’ customers in the online business space; as well as the thousands of e-commerce merchants on Easy.my, which is now one of Southeast Asia’s largest online retail shopping platforms powered by Exabytes.”
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Chan further shares, “As part of Exabytes’ commitment to empower the online SMBs, this partnership will offer not only the latest broadband services for online operations but also the state-of-the-art technologies to manage their daily business communication with customers.”
“For all communication services and connectivity solution packages that Exabytes’ customers subscribe, P1 offers them with additional voice call savings, free installation and its related line rental fee, and zero equipment exclusively. It is a converged connectivity solution that allows our customers to go online and start their ecommerce operations, yet cost effectively managing their broadband usage and voice calls.”
Lee highlights, “According to a research done by Euromonitor International, the Malaysian ecommerce market is expected to grow at an accelerated pace from RM842 million in 2011 to an estimated figure of RM1.9 billion by 2016, SMEs and SMBs being the driving force of Malaysia’s GDP is evolving, getting online and enabling their businesses with ICT at an exponential rate.”
“Through this partnership, we hope to see more SOHO and SMBs going online and leverage on the values of converged connectivity technologies to perform their business efficiently, and on par to compete with other players within the global ecommerce market,” says Lee.
Lee and Chan adds that both organizations are very keen to strengthen this sustainable relationship to further benefit both Exabytes and P1 in long run. Lee highlights “Moving forward, we are planning to make several special promotions targeting on over 550,000 P1 subscribers to shop on Easy.my”. “This offers will definitely improve our existing customer base exponentially within a short time,” concludes Chan.