XOX

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XOX Berhad
Type Public company (KLCI:[1])Kuala Lumpur Composite Index
Traded as (MYX: 0165)
Industry Telecommunication
Founded 2005
Headquarters Malaysia
Area served International
Products Mobile telecommunications
Website www.xox.com.my
http://www.voopee.com/

XOX Berhad (MYX: 0165), DBA XOX, is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) and SIM-free second mobile number application provider in Malaysia. It is the first and only publicly listed MVNO in Malaysia. It uses the Celcom 2G and 3G network and was allocated the mobile number prefix of 010 by the MCMC. In 2013, XOX launched XOX-Lifestyle, a business mobile plan and ONE XOX, a cheapest plan for Malaysians.

2014[edit]

In January 2014, it launched its SIM-FREE mobile number service called XOX-Voopee which shorten as Voopee. Voopee allows smartphones user with Andorid OS to download its Voopee application, to have a second mobile number without a SIM card needed. iOS and Windows Phone version is coming soon. Voopee is available in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Japan, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Australia, Thailand, China and Taiwan.

In February 2014, XOX partnership with the Penang state government's information division to help it achieve its target of one million subscribers by year end. Following the collaboration, XOX expects to sign up around 200,000 subscribes in Penang alone. Under the partnership agreement, XOX will support the state government with an SMS platform for twelve months, which the government will use to inform residents about developments and announcements. XOX will also offer special packages in Penang. Other collaborations considered with the state government include free mobile Internet for young people and senior citizens, special tourist packs, and more.[2]

In March 2014, XOX announced that Voopee would soon be available globally in Europe and United States, after a joint-venture of XOX and Swedish e-horizon which led to establishment of a company named Junyverse in Sweden.[3]

On 3 April 2014, XOX invested in ICT DIGITAL MALL at KOMTAR, the investment is around MYR 1 million. XOX subsidiary XOX Retail will occupy 4,900 sq ft (460 m2) on the first floor and the company will further set up eighteen kiosks and nine shops for renting to other ICT sellers. The company expects to open the floor for business in June.[4] On 9 April 2014, XOX introduced XOX Season Pass, which will allow users to select the package that is most suitable plan for them.[5][6]

As of April 2014, XOX have more than 300,000 subscribers.

Voopee[edit]

XOX-Voopee

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "XOX supports Penang state govt with SMS platform". Telecompaper. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "XOX actively flat following news of pact with Swedish Developer". The Edge (Malaysia). 24 March 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "XOX To Invest RM1 Million To Revive ICT Digital Mall At Komtar". Bernama. 3 April 2014. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "XOX Season Pass is now available". Malaysian Wireless. 9 April 2014. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "XOX wants to stand out from the pack". The Sun (Malaysia). 14 April 2014. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 

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