YES 4G is in Penang already!

Yeah! It’s finally here. Last few weeks ago, I was thinking on how to save my telecommunication bills and how to have mobile internet on the go.

My current spending on broadband:

P1 Wimax 1.2MB package: RM99/month. (for my home)

TM Stremyx 1.0MB package: RM68/month. (for my business)

DiGi Internet Lite 300MB package: RM33/month. (for my girlfriend’s iPhone 3GS)

That’s a total of RM200 spent on broadband alone. And I don’t even earn that much every month from the Internet. 🙁

That’s why I have been thinking very hard on how to save my broadband bills and also how to get Internet mobile (I need to travel a lot and use Internet a lot at different locations everyday since I have a few centers to supervise.) I checked on Maxis, Celcom, DiGi & P1 for their package on mobile Internet. Not so attractive at all. Then, suddenly I remembered YES 4G.

I checked their website for their resellers. And what do I have? There’s no resellers in Penang listed in their website. When I saw that, my mind was full with #@#%$#^%$%^ because Penang is one of the top consumers for Internet and also one of the top producing states (according to Lim Guan Eng, we are the top 4 contributor of taxes to the Government.) and no YES 4G. This is so shameful.

That was a few weeks ago. Suddenly I saw this:

YES in Penang @ Tech Central, theStar

YES in Penang @ Tech Central, theStar.

So, I quickly checked their YES 4G website and I found this.

YES 4G finally in Penang

YES 4G finally has resellers in Penang and also a YES Store in Queensbay Mall this coming April 2011.

YES 4G Resellers in Penang

Last few weeks ago, there’s no Penang at all in YES 4G Retail Partners. That’s why I am frustated!

List of YES 4G Resellers in Penang & Mainland

Now, there all 31 resellers of YES 4G in Penang & Mainland.

YTL Communications are organizing a few roadshows around Penang Island before opening up a YES Store in Queensbay Mall around April 2011. Hopefully YTL Communications will invite me to the opening of YES Store as a media guest. If you are one of the YTL PR Officer, please remember to send me an invite ya!!!

The roadshows are as below:

Gurney Plaza
24-27 February

Queensbay Mall
10-13 March

Prangin Mall
24-27 March

For those of you who are interested to know more, do visit their roadshows at the above locations or click on the links below the Yet Another Related Posts title for more information about YES 4G.

I might be switching to YES 4G this coming month to save on my broadband bills. Let’s see. 😛

If you have already made the switch, share your experience with me. 🙂

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6 Responses

  1. donny ien says:

    good to know that YES is in penang now @ gurney plaza,today is the last day,..faster get one John hehe…

  2. johnkhor says:

    Haha. Yeah! Penang Rocks! I missed their 1st roadshow. Might be going for the next YES 4G roadshow at Queensbay Mall, Penang. I am planning to cut my P1 (RM99/month) and subscribe to TM Streamyx 384kbps (RM68/month) and YES 4G (RM30/month). That saves me RM1 but it gives me mobility.

  3. jon says:

    hi john, been using yes 4g for a month now, and i have to say the speeds are awesome! i took a bus up to penang last weekend and i could surf youtube all the way there on the NS Highway 🙂
    plus the new valuepacks released today are very attractive with free calls and sms

  4. johnkhor says:

    I will be going for their Queensbay Mall YES 4G roadshow to check out their offers and I might be using YES 4G. Thanks for leaving a comment. It really helps!

  5. terlim says:

    there is very poor Yes connectivity at N-Park condo near USM, with 1000 residents including USM undergraduates the service is below par. Kindly check Yes coverage to confirm my internet concern on this matter. I believe yes would be able to make this a priority project in the near future that is in 2014
    12 aug 2014

  6. johnkhor says:


    I will try to test Yes 4G speed at N Park condominiums. I am not directly linked to Yes 4G, so I am not sure I am able to impact much but I will definitely do a speed test. 🙂

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