PCCW Global partners with Danawa Resources to explore new business opportunities in South East Asia - August 1, 2007
HONG KONG/MALAYSIA, August 1, 2007 - PCCW Global today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysian ICT company Danawa Resources Sdn. Bhd. to explore business opportunities relating to fiber links in South East Asia, which would meet the international connectivity needs of enterprise, government and other market sectors in the region. PCCW Global will provide expertise and know-how in specialized services, such as Multi Protocol Label Switching Virtual Private Networks (MPLS-VPN) and International Ethernet Private Line (IEPL) solutions.
Danawa and PCCW Global hold proven track records in successful interconnection with service providers in various regions and the MoU will explore extending reach across South East Asia for both companies.
PCCW Global Asia Pacific Senior Vice President Stephen Pang said: "We are committed to extending our presence in South East Asian countries, and the partnership with Danawa takes us a step closer to our goal. Strengthened international capability and experience will enable us to provide integrated global communications solutions that meet all customer requirements for network quality, value and reliability."
Danawa Chairman Datuk Abdul Hamed Sepawi said: "PCCW Global is recognized as a world-class player in Asia, with high levels of execution and service. Our partnership with PCCW Global will enhance our service development in South East Asia and help us achieve our objective of providing superior network service and support to our customers."
PCCW Global recently launched a free trial of web-based reports for enterprise customers, who are using PCCW Global's IP solutions. The reports, including Applications Report, QoS Report, Router Report and Traffic Report, can assist the customer to monitor network performance, and get maximum capacity and efficiency from the network.
About Danawa Resources Sdn. Bhd.
Danawa Resources Sdn. Bhd. is a nation wide telecommunication service provider in Malaysia, with ISP operations in Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Danawa is a full fledged Internet Service Provider licensed by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). Danawa holds nationwide ASP, NFP and NSP licenses for the building of telecommunications infrastructure and services. Danawa expertise in the telecommunications industry covers a broad spectrum of services ranging from the provisioning of wireless broadband equipment, VOIP and VSAT services, network planning and RF engineering. Danawa aims to make Internet access easily available to all segments of the Malaysian population, particularly to the rural schools and rural communities, in support of the Government vision to create a knowledge-based economy and to bridge the digital divide between rural and urban areas. To learn more about Danawa, go to danawa.com.my
About PCCW Limited
PCCW Limited (SEHK: 0008) is the premier telecommunications provider in Hong Kong and a leader in Information and Communications Technologies in Asia. While expanding opportunities in mainland China in partnership with China Network Communications Group Corporation, PCCW continues to enhance Hong Kong's role as a regional center of technological excellence through innovative services in new generation fixed-line and mobile telephony, broadband, information technology, wireless communications, and IPTV (through its successful now TV network operated by PCCW subsidiary PCCW Media Limited). PCCW also provides cutting-edge technical services to network operators worldwide. PCCW subsidiary Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited is engaged in property development. To learn more about PCCW, go to www.pccw.com
About PCCW Global
Headquartered in Hong Kong, Herndon, Virginia in the US and London in the UK, and with teams in Europe, Asia and the Americas, PCCW Global offers an extensive range of international data and voice services, plus a full suite of value-added services. These include business-class Private Leased Line, ATM/frame relay and IP and hosted PBX solutions for carriers, service providers and enterprises over a global network covering more than 70 countries. PCCW Global is the worldwide business unit of PCCW Limited, one of Asia's leading players in Information & Communications Technologies (ICT). To learn more about PCCW Global, go to www.pccwglobal.com
For more information, please contact:
Tan Yii Ying Ho Corporate Communications, Danawa Resources Sdn. Bhd.
Tel: +6082 238209
Ivan Ho Corporate Communications, PCCW Limited
Tel: +852 2883 8747