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                                                                                      10 August 2006


STRATEGIC ALLIANCE BETWEEN POS MALAYSIA AND E-PAY (M) TO PROVIDE BETTER
                          CONVENIENCE FOR MOBILE PHONE USERS


Kuala Lumpur, Thursday - Pos Malaysia Berhad (PMB) and e-pay (M) Sdn. Bhd. today officially
launched a strategic alliance to provide a convenient method and extensive venue for the
customers especially prepaid mobile phone users to purchase prepaid reloads at post offices and
mini post offices. The signing ceremony was held at Le Meridien Hotel, Kuala Lumpur today.


With immediate effect, customers will be able to purchase prepaid reloads from all General Post
Offices across Malaysia as well as the post offices in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. Plans are
underway to further extend the service to post offices and mini post offices all over the country.
Among the services offered by e-pay includes prepaid reload convenience for Maxis, Celcom and
Digi users as well as for TMnet and Jaring Internet Access top-up, prepaid long distance call
iTalk, Ring-Ring, pay television MiTV and MOL epoints.


"Pos Malaysia aims to bring more convenience to our customers by expanding our service
offerings to enhance our retail services. This strategic partnership with e-pay will allow Pos
Malaysia to tap into over 17 million prepaid mobile users across the country, of which they are
also our customers. It is certainly a win-win situation not only for both companies but most
importantly our valued customers," said Dato’ Ikmal Hijaz Hashim, Managing Director/ Chief
Executive Officer of Pos Malaysia Berhad.


“Our partnership with e-pay (M) Sdn. Bhd. is part of our value-added service offerings will
definitely provide a convenient avenue for our customers in purchasing their prepaid reloads
through our extensive network of post offices and mini post offices. The availability of e-pay
facilities in post offices and mini post offices will provide better accessibility for our customers to
reload their prepaid mobile phones while they are posting letters or paying their utility bills,” Dato’
Ikmal added.




                                        POS MALAYSIA BERHAD
                                              (229990-M)
                                    Corporate Communications Department
                 34th Floor, Menara Dayabumi, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, 50050 Kuala Lumpur
     Tel : +603-2267 2000 Fax : +603-2274 5951 url : www.pos.com.my PosLine : 1-300-300-300
Dato’ Hassan Hj Said, Executive Director of e-pay Malaysia said “We are excited with the
achievement of this significant milestone and look forward working closely with POS Malaysia to
deliver our prepaid mobile reload services to the 17 million prepaid mobile users, so that they can
reload their prepaid credit at wider choice of points of sale. This is in line with our corporate
mission of providing reload convenience to all prepaid mobile users round the clock and round the
corner.”


Both PMB and e-pay are confident that their business collaboration will bring with it convenience
and peace of mind to the expectations of their valued customers.


In the signing of agreement ceremony held today, Pos Malaysia Berhad was represented by
YBhg Datuk Abu Huraira Abu Yazid, Group Chief Operating Officer / Executive Director of Pos
Malaysia & Services Holdings Berhad while e-pay (M) Sdn. Bhd. was represented by Mr. Simon
Loh, Managing Director of e-pay Asia Limited. The signing ceremony was witnessed by YBhg
Datuk Abdul Majid Haji Hussein, Chairman of Pos Malaysia Berhad and YBhg Dato’ Hassan Haji
Said, Executive Director of e-pay (M) Sdn. Bhd.



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About Pos Malaysia Berhad
Pos Malaysia Berhad (PMB) is Malaysia’s national postal company wholly owned by Pos
Malaysia & Services Holdings Berhad (PSH). With its vision “to be the preferred service company
in the ASEAN physical communication and integrated logistics industry by 2006” and “to be
among the world leaders in the distribution of physical communication and integrated logistics by
2020”, PMB has the most extensive network of 665 post offices and 255 mini post offices
nationwide.


We provide a wide range of personalised over-the-counter services; from the simple purchase of
stamps to the payment of bills, road tax, licence renewal, paying insurance premiums,
international money transfer, e-bill payments, Agency Services for various financial institutions
etc. PMB, through its strategic business unit, PosLaju offers courier service to cater to the needs
of local business community and the general public.
About e-pay Malaysia


e-pay Malaysia pioneer in electronic prepaid solutions provider for mobile airtime, offering a full
range of prepaid products that includes all major mobile airtime, IDD calling voucher, internet and
pay TV. e-pay (M) Sdn Bhd was incorporated in year 1999, with the mission to provide electronic
prepaid solutions to improve distribution of reload airtime for local prepaid mobile service
providers , to increase business opportunity for retailers and to provide round the clock round the
corner reload convenience to prepaid mobile users in Malaysia. Today, e-pay Malaysia has
successfully grown its retail network up to 9,500 point of sales nationwide, processing more than
5 millions of transactions monthly. e-pay Malaysia is a subsidiary owned by e-pay Asia Limited,
dual listed in Australia Stock Exchange ( ASX:EPY) and the AIM segment of the London Stock
Exchange (AIM:EPY), with its corporate office located in Sydney, Australia. e-pay Asia Limited
has operations in Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan and Thailand with plans to expand into China,
Vietnam, Singapore and Brunei markets. For more information on e-pay Asia group, please visit
e-pay Asia Limited website at www.e-payasia.com and e-pay Malaysia website at www.e-
pay.com.my




                            Issued by Pos Malaysia Berhad.
      For further information, please contact Rohaiza Hashim, Head of Corporate
      Communications at 03-2267 2000 or Yazli Muhamad Salleh at 03-2267 2002

				
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