24 Jun 2022

unifi business campaigns for local small & medium enterprises with #BelanjaDiSME

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In conjunction with World SME Day, TM’s retail convergence solutions arm calls for Malaysians to support growth of local SMEs & nation’s economic rebound

​Recognising the immense contribution of local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to the country's socioeconomic growth, unifi Business is marking SME Day 2022, which falls on 27 June, with a month-long campaign to help these local players get back on their feet post pandemic, while rallying all Malaysians to support their business growth.

Using the hashtag #BelanjaDiSME, unifi Business alongside several renowned partners have lined up multiple activities such as a Social Media Challenge, the SMEs to SMEs talk shows, and a nationwide entrepreneurs roadshow to celebrate the significant role played by local SMEs in creating employment, promoting innovation and creativity, as well as contributing to the country's economic prosperity.

#BelanjaDiSME (which means Spend with SME) was chosen to encourage Malaysians to buy products and services offered by local SMEs, boosting the profitability of these enterprises and contributing to their rebound, post pandemic. This campaign started off with a Social Media Challenge, where Malaysians are invited to upload a picture of any local SME of their choice on their personal social media space with a creative caption, tagged with the #BelanjaDiSME hashtag. Participants with the most creative picture and caption will be in the running to win attractive prizes such as a 3-day and 2-night stay at local holiday destinations, smart devices, shopping vouchers and many more. The challenge is now open right up until the end of June, and everyone can participate!

Meanwhile, entrepreneurs seeking inspiration and ideas to grow their business can catch SMEs to SMEs talk show featuring stories of local SMEs on their digital transformation journey. This talk show can be watched live on unifi Business Facebook page as well as on Astro Awani. Tune in and listen to these successful entrepreneurs:

  1. Anna Teo - Hernan Corporation (largest and leading exporter of Malaysian durians) – 25 June on ASTRO AWANI at 10.30pm
  2. Joanne Goh - Jazzy Group (international film producer) – 27 June on Astro Awani at 9.00am
  3. Nadira Yusoff - Kiddocare (online babysitting platform) – 27 June on Sembang Bisnes unifi Business Facebook page at 3.00pm.

A nationwide tour is being held throughout the month of June, to raise awareness among SMEs on the importance of digitalisation process for their business growth and development especially during this transition to endemic phase. This is in line with the Government's focus on empowering this target group and improving their living standards.

To give local SMEs a shot in the arm, unifi Business will also promote the SME Digitalisation Grant (SDG) where the entrepreneurs can enjoy up to 50% savings on their subscriptions to digital solutions from unifi Business or get a RM5,000 matching grant, as part of the Pelan Jana Semula Ekonomi Negara (PENJANA) initiative announced by the Government in 2021. This is an opportunity for SMEs to increase their productivity while reducing their operating cost.

The pandemic has undoubtedly impacted SMEs, forcing them to evolve into a more digital literate organisation in order to survive and thrive. unifi Business, as the preferred digital partner of SMEs, provides just the digital solutions they need to make this happen, which include:

  • unifi eCommerce Hub: Designed to connect and maximise growth opportunities seamlessly, this solution offers a single and integrated platform, with an easy-to-use interface. Entrepreneurs can sync their offline and online sales channels, manage product inventories, orders, monitor sales and revenue, as well as manage social media enquiries. They can even build interactive websites with live chat and built-in online payment features.
  • unifi Cloud Storage: To help businesses manage the often-tedious task of storing valuable information, this solution brings flexible, safe and scalable data storage. It also provides access for multiple users and secured encryption for better business productivity. Hosted locally at TM's Green Data Centre certified facilities, unifi Cloud Storage provides a secure home for important files and information so businesses can focus on growing and being profitable.
  • unifi Business Club (uBC): All unifi Business customers will enjoy member benefits of the uBC, which include access to relevant and current content at its portal (https://ubc.unifi.com.my). Here, they can find insightful and inspiring content such as webinars, talk shows, live chats, events, business tips and articles to help them navigate the business world. uBC members will also enjoy access to financial assistance, productivity boosters, digital marketing platforms, tools and community engagement programmes that are tailored to a variety of business needs.

For more info on unifi Business SME Day 2022 happenings, visit https://ubc.unifi.com.my/. Let's support and celebrate these local SMEs, together.


02 Jun 2021
TM stays committed to serve customers during full Movement Control Order

As an essential services provider, TM continues its operations subject to FMCO guidelines With the nation going into Full Movement Control Order (FMCO) starting 1 June 2021, Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) remains committed to serving the nation as we understand connectivity is especially crucial to our customers during this period. As the safety and health of its employees, contractors and customers continue to be the utmost priority, TM is taking the necessary precaution steps to protect their wellbeing when carrying out their tasks. With the FMCO implementation, TM will continue with Special Working Arrangements for its workforce nationwide until further guided by the Government. TM employees at the frontline and supporting critical functions are given the option of flexible working hours or split working teams. Meanwhile, other employees will continue to work from home utilising digital and online productivity tools available. TMpoint outlets and key partner stores are open for service applications and essential transactions subject to government and local authority regulations. Our service installation and restoration activities remain available for customers with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in place to ensure the safety of both TM personnel and its customers. Commenting on TM's preparedness to serve the nation during the FMCO, Shanti Jusnita Johari, Chief Marketing Officer, TM said, "As the nation's essential service provider and the enabler of Digital Malaysia, we understand the importance of getting connected as more people are working from home, participating in online learning, conducting business via online and keeping the family entertained while staying safely at home. Therefore, we are committed to ensuring all our customer support services remain in operation and taking proactive measures to monitor our network to provide uninterrupted best internet experience for homes and businesses." "As more users are at home during this period and utilisation is expected to increase, customers may need extended support to optimise their WiFi setup at home. unifi customers can book Wi-Fi optimisation services from the unifi Elite team to further enhance their internet experience at home. The first 100 slots are now complimentary and interested unifi home broadband customers can book the slot by completing the online form at unifi.com.my/bookunifielite. Existing unifi customers can also access the self-serve channels at both unifi Community and EasyFix portal which provide customers with tips and guides to tackle their usage experience issues quickly." "Our contact center remains open, primarily for assurance support. Due to the higher volume of interactions during this period, customers are encouraged to utilise our digital channels which are available 24/7 for account-related enquiries, management and payment," added Shanti. unifi currently offers #unifiyourworld that comes with up to RM200/month savings and unifi Mobile 99 is now priced at RM59/month with no contract for existing unifi customers. For business customers, they can sign up for unifi's business packages which now come with high-performance Mesh Wi-Fi and business solutions. Updates on Latest Developments of All TM Customer Service Operations during the FMCO period Digital Channels For more information, query, customer service, subscription and any support related needs, please visit www.unifi.com.my. Customers can also reach out to unifi via our digital channels as follows: myunifi app (available for Android and iOS) unifi portal – unifi.com.my unifi online community forum at community.unifi.com.my Email – help@tm.com.my Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/weareunifi/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/helpmeunifi. TMpoint All TMpoint outlets nationwide (except in Sarawak) are open following the allowed operating hours by the National Security Council and local authority regulations. Only essential transactions are available which include new service applications, payments at kiosks and collection of SIM cards. TM Contact Centres at 100, Live Chat, Social Media and e-mail Operations Hours: 7.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. and 24/7 for Live Chat Installations and Restorations All installation and restoration activities at customers' premises will continue with the customer's consent and verification of their household status via MySejahtera app. However, the services are not available in Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) Locality and Home Surveillance Order (HSO) zones. Payment Channels All TM Payment Kiosks at TMpoint outlets are in operation. Alternative cash payment channels are at 7-Eleven, MyNews, Speedmart 99, KK Mart, MyNews and Petronas. Alternative digital payment channels via Autopay, unifi self-care portal at unifi.com.my, myunifi app, online payment channels from any of your preferred bank via JomPAY with TM's biller codes (8888 for unifi Home, 2345 for Streamyx & Voice and 3608 for unifi Mobile) and via e-Wallet (Boost app). TM would like to wish all its customers and stakeholders a safe and healthy stay at home under the FMCO and to remind them to continue to take precautionary measures such as social distancing and good personal hygiene to curb the spread of the virus. The Company will continually monitor for developments on the ongoing situation and adapt its services to help customers, whenever needed as the safety of its employees and members of the public are of paramount importance to us.  

16 Jul 2024

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 JULY 2024 – Unifi TV, Malaysia’s largest platform for premier channels and streaming apps, has been named an official broadcaster for the highly anticipated Olympic Games Paris 2024. Making the Games accessible to all Malaysians wherever they are, Unifi TV will offer viewing access starting 24 July to 12 August 2024 through its Unifi TV app. With 17 HD channels dedicated to cover all 32 sports and 329 events, everyone including non-Unifi customers can download and register for the complimentary service via the Unifi TV app from various app stores across all smart devices. Existing and new subscribers will enjoy live broadcasts, exclusive interviews, and behind-the-scenes access to their favourite games and athletes with no new or additional charges. Further demonstrating support for the Malaysian contingent, Unifi TV has also launched the hashtag #SemangatTakTerbatas which will be extended across Unifi’s official social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, TikTok & YouTube. Anand Vijayan, TM’s Chief Business and Consumer Officer, said, "We are thrilled to be an official broadcaster of Olympic Games Paris 2024, bringing this extraordinary event to all Malaysians. This year we are offering 17 dedicated HD channels, delivering limitless access for all viewers at home and on the go. By providing more inclusive access, we also aim to foster a sense of national pride and support for our Malaysian athletes and create unforgettable moments that unite us all. This is among our efforts to make technology and content accessible to more Malaysians and build connected communities, aligning with TM’s Digital Powerhouse 2030 aspiration to enable a Digital Malaysia." For more information about Unifi TV's coverage of the Olympic Games Paris 2024, visit unifi.com.my/paris2024.

01 Jul 2024

KUALA LUMPUR, 1 JULY 2024 – TM and the Government of Malaysia today signed an agreement to develop and operate the nation’s new emergency response system, the Next Generation Emergency Services 999 (NG999). This will serve as a replacement for the existing MERS999.   Witnessed by Deputy Minister of Communications, YB Teo Nie Ching, the agreement was signed by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Communications, Datuk Mohamad Fauzi Md Isa and TM One's Executive Vice President, Shazurawati Abd Karim. Also in attendance was TM’s Group Chief Executive Officer (“Group CEO”) Amar Huzaimi Md Deris. NG999 is an integrated strategic digital system that will enhance the sharing of resources and data between emergency responders and relevant central agencies. The new system will integrate web-based digital maps, caller IDs, geolocation services and mobile smart apps into emergency incident handling, helping to improve emergency response time nationwide. Amar Huzaimi Md Deris, TM’s Group CEO said, “TM is honoured to be given opportunity to continue as the trusted partner by the Malaysian Government, advocating the success of Malaysia’s emergency services. NG999 is an initiative to upgrade the existing MERS999, delivering more efficient and swifter emergency responses in the future. “TM’s comprehensive role will cover network and platform infrastructure, call management, and other support services, allowing us to provide continuous efficacy to the public and emergency responders. This opportunity to revitalise our emergency services is another milestone in TM’s commitment towards Digital Malaysia by leveraging the advancement of AI, reflecting our aspiration to become a Digital Powerhouse by 2030.”   Malaysia’s emergency responses have transformed significantly driven by the growing use of mobile and smart devices. The implementation of Malaysia’s world class NG999 system follows the latest international best practices such as the European Emergency Number Association’s NG112 and the National Emergency Number Association’s NG911 in North America. NG999 will also leverage advanced technologies including data analytics and AI to deliver swifter and more effective emergency responses. This ensures that in critical moments, emergency responders can make every second count. Tapping into the experiences of various Government and law enforcement agencies, emergency dispatchers and TM, the enhancement to the nation’s emergency call services is not just a technology upgrade but a reaffirmation of TM’s commitment to serve the nation. Aligning with the country’s increasing mobile usage, TM will introduce a new mobile app for NG999 that enables updates through text, photos and videos for registered users. This will enhance communications between callers and emergency responders, helping the latter in their tactical deployment.


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