National carmakers Proton and YTL Communications has announced the introduction of the latest in-car connectivity for selected Proton vehicles.. The Proton-YTL Communications pact has been active since 2011. Now in 2017, Proton-YTL introduces the YES 4G Huddle XS mobile hotspot device, specially derived for Proton Executive variants.

As per the latest Pact update, the Proton-YTL joint collaboration will be upgraded from 4G mobile hotspot to the YES Altitude 4G LTE Smartphone. In line with the Company’s brand promise of ‘Customer First’ to provide better value to its customers, the collaboration will offer enhanced package known as the ‘Proton YES Altitude Plan’. The Plan will provide customers with data usage of up to 16GB of 4G LTE per month for a period of 12 months from date of registration, effective from 14 January.

The package is exclusively offered to interested Proton customers who own Proton cars of Executive variants and above. “We see this as enhancing our customer experience with Proton YES Altitude Plan which allows connectivity for all passenger through the mobile hotspot function with high-speed Internet connection,” ’Proton CEO Ahmad Fuaad Kenali said. “The offer is valid while stocks last and we are confident that this special offer of great connection through YES network which is a global frontrunner of 4G Internet, with 2 robust mobile networks (4G LTE with VoLTE and 4G Broadband) and has a coverage of 85% of the population nationwide, urban and rural landscape, will benefit customers. Customers can now also download the MyProton application with the YES Altitude 4G LTE smartphone to test drive cars, book service appointments and get details on Proton cars and its offerings.”

YTL Communications, a subsidiary of YTL Corporation Berhad, is listed on Bursa Malaysia with diversified portfolio of various businesses in Asia-Pacific and Europe.

Commenting on the latest Proton-YTL offering, YTL Communications CEO Wing K. Lee expressed, “Mobile Internet is steering the future of driving, and connectivity in cars is becoming a highly desired feature for a more convenient, enjoyable driving experience. More and more drivers today are relying on the Internet for navigation, communications, entertainment and even ride-sharing. As the first nationwide all-4G service provider, we aim to bring a high performance connected lifestyle to Malaysians, and we are pleased to do so through the newly enhanced PROTON YES Altitude Plan exclusively for new Proton customers.”

“We applaud the vision of Proton as the industry leader to provide connected mobile lifestyle for its customers and we are very pleased to be part of this collaboration. As Malaysia transforms towards a digital economy, we believe this enhanced Proton Yes Altitude Plan will further benefit Proton customers and empower them to thrive in the new age of connected world,” he added.