From a necessity, the internet has evolved into one of the most important communications medium of today. And with such importance stands today, Malaysia’s first national automotive maker Proton had announced their collaborative move with one of the most advanced 4G networks in the world, Yes, in producing Malaysia’s first 4G internet cars. This new feature will be as a standard, starting from the upcoming new model from Proton, the P3-21A.
With the coverage of over 65% of the country’s populated area, future Proton cars will be able to enjoy Yes’ 4G mobile internet network not only on those areas, but also along the whole North-South Expressway, and most of the East-Coast Expressway.
The car’s micro wireless network could provide high-speed internet access to up to five mobile devices at the same time, and more smart applications in providing a much safer and convenient driving experience are already being planned to be put in the future. Among those are remote real-time vehicle diagnostics, security and location-based services.
“This initiative has been designed with the intention of offering Proton customers speed, mobility, convenience and greater productivity while on the road”, exclaimed PROTON Holdings Group Managing Director, Dato’ Sri Haji Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed Tahir.
He also added that this project is parallel with Proton’s brand promise of being ‘Committed To Be Better’, as they are always finding new initiatives in improving the experience in owning a car by Proton.
And to specially mark this historic collaboration, a one-of-a-kind special edition Proton Inspira with Yes 4G Internet worth RM 100,000 is being put as the main prize in the “Win Malaysia’s First 4G Internet Car” contest on Facebook. Featuring a special paint job and limited edition 18-inch rims, this Inspira also comes with three units of iPad 2 and a Yes Huddle 4G wireless mobile router, all of them mounted in the vehicle.
The contest is now up and running until 27 March 2012. Further information on the contest and the one-off Inspira powered by Yes can be found on Yes 4G’s website, Yes | The fastest 4G mobile Internet with voice.
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