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edotco Go the Extra Mile
Kuala Lumpur, 19 May 2016

edotco Malaysia Sdn Bhd (edotco Malaysia) today signed an agreement with the National Association of Bumiputera Private Higher Education Institutions Malaysia (PKIBM), as an initiative towards enhancing high speed internet and 4G LTE connectivity in approximately 55 private universities and colleges throughout Malaysia.

The agreement binds a three-year contract between the two parties, paving the way for edotco Malaysia to establish efficient and innovative shared telecoms infrastructure that emphasizes skyline harmonization for space constrained areas. By establishing these, mobile network
operators are able to rapidly offer high speed internet and 4G LTE connectivity without a major
investment.

This move is also set to benefit end-users and communities within the area – students, academicians, residents and business owners towards seamless network connectivity.

Managing Director of edotco Malaysia, Hadi Helmi, said “This partnership affirms our commitment to enabling connectivity in the country; delivering high quality shared telecoms infrastructure for mobile network operators. At edotco, we believe infrastructure sharing will continue to increase in Malaysia and we are greatly honored to be the preferred partner in this venture with PKIBM.”

President of PKIBM, Amir Hamzah, said “The partnership between edotco Malaysia and PKIBM helps to realize the objectives of Vision 2020 in creating digital access towards nurturing an educated and information-rich Malaysians.”

Signing on behalf of the respective companies were Amir Hamzah, President of PKIBM and Hadi Helmi, Managing Director of edotco Malaysia. The signing of the agreement marks a significant milestone in the trend of deepening shared telecoms infrastructure for a sustainable future.

About edotco

Established in 2012, edotco is a wholly owned telecommunications infrastructure services subsidiary of Axiata, with independence in its management and operations. edotco provides end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector including co-locations, build-to-suit, energy, transmission and operations and maintenance (O&M) in the region of Asia.

As the first regional tower services provider in Asia, edotco delivers equal access and efficient telecommunications infrastructure services and solutions across a portfolio of over 16,000 towers in our countries of operation: Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Pakistan and Myanmar. edotco’s services are supported by state-of-the-art real time monitoring service, echo.

edotco Malaysia was established in 2013 as a wholly owned subsidiary of edotco Group with the objective to provide communications infrastructure services to customers and in our bid to be the one stop center for telecommunication sites and bandwidth services in Malaysia. With a footprint of over 3,600 sites nationwide, edotco Malaysia product offerings include a complete range of site portfolios from Ground Based Towers, Rooftop Towers, In-Building Solutions (IBS), Cellular-On-Wheel (COW) and Custom Built sites.

For more information on edotco, kindly visit www.edotcogroup.com

For more information on edotco, kindly visit www.edotcogroup.com

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Najwa Rahmat
Corporate Communications
edotco Group
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Email: najwa@edotcogroup.com