Acer and Yes Join Hands in Offering the Biggest Bundling Deal to Malaysians

Kuala Lumpur, 11 March 2011 – Acer and Yes today announced the biggest bundling deal in Malaysia, creating the best value in mobile computing and communications.



• Joint promotion by Acer and Yes offering Acer Aspire notebooks bundled with free Yes 4G worth RM217 each
• Acer notebooks now come with Yes — Malaysia’s fastest 4G broadband — with no activation fee, free Yes Go, 150mins of free calls, 150 free SMS to all networks and a 018 number


The joint promotion sees Acer and Yes offering Malaysians Acer Aspire notebooks bundled with free Yes 4G, the only fully converged mobile internet service in Malaysia. In the bundling deal Acer notebooks which offers the best value, performance and quality now comes with the fastest mobile internet with voice including 150 minutes of free calls to all networks, 150 free SMS to all networks and a 018 mobile number. With a single Yes ID users can make phone calls and send SMSes to any number in Malaysia and the world right from the convenience of their Acer notebooks in addition to surfing the web at speeds up to five times faster than 3G.

Commenting about the promotion, Mr. Ricky Tan, General Manager of Acer Malaysia, said, “At Acer, we are constantly seeking new ways to bridge the gap and break the barriers between people and technology. This joint promotion with Yes is another tangible value that Acer can offer to our customers. We are indeed proud to partner Yes in offering speedy 4G connection with Acer notebooks equipped with the latest Intel Core processors, thus allowing users to experience the best in mobile computing and connectivity.”

Echoing Tan’s thoughts, Mr. Wing Lee, CEO of YTL Communications Sdn. Bhd. said, “Today, we say yes to another avenue of bringing amazing experiences in mobile communications to Malaysians. We are proud to bring to this partnership the fastest mobile broadband connectivity available in the market, which also comes with a 018 number of your choice. Now Acer customers can enjoy the power of true mobile convergence with Yes.”

The Acer-Yes promotion is applicable for the Acer Aspire 4750G-2414G50 priced at RM2,249, Aspire 4743-382G50 priced at RM1849 and Aspire 4743ZG-622G32 priced at RM1,749. All three models come with a free Yes Go 4G Dongle with 3.5GB Data, 150 sms and 150 minutes on calls nationwide for 1 month.

About Acer
Since its founding in 1976, Acer has achieved the goal of breaking the barriers between people and technology. Globally, Acer ranks No. 2 for Total PCs and Notebooks. Acer is proud to be a Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Movement, including the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and London 2012 Olympic Games. The Acer Group employs 8,000 people worldwide. Estimated revenues for 2010 reached US$19.9 billion. See for more information. In Malaysia, Acer ranks No.1 in Total PC Shipment1, No.1 in Portable PC1and No.2 Desktop PC1 for 2010. Acer Malaysia also distributes Veriton’s, Gateway’s and eMachines’ brand of products, smart phones and tablets. See for more information.

1 Source: Preliminary Gartner and IDC Report 2010

About Yes
Yes, a brand under YTL Communications, offer the fastest 4G mobile internet with voice service. Yes is the first mobile operator to bring mobile internet and voice together in one plan. Yes offers the lowest mobile rate in the industry and currently covers over 65% of the population of peninsular Malaysia. With its robust 4G network as a backbone, Yes is looking forward to introduce the world’s first fully converged wireless service right here in Malaysia by 2011.

About YTL Communications Sdn Bhd.
YTL Communications Sdn Bhd is a subsidiary and the communications utility of YTL Power International Berhad and part of the YTL Corporation Berhad Group. The Company plans to provide affordable, world-class services that improve the way people in Malaysia work, learn and play. For more information, please visit: