Yes Announces Market's First Web-Based Mobile Voice and SMS Service



New Yes Life for Web Puts Yes 018 Mobile Numbers on Web Browsers, Makes Voice and SMS as Easy and Accessible as Email
KUALA LUMPUR, 4 October 2012 - Yes, one of the most advanced 4G networks in the world, today announced the release of Yes Life for Web, a new service that makes mobile voice and SMS usable from any connected web browser.

Yes Life for Web requires no software to download and install, and allows Yes customers to easily use their Yes 018 mobile number on any connected web browsers, locally or internationally, without incurring expensive international roaming charges.

"Yes is delighted to provide our customers with Yes Life for Web, a one-stop communications solution that makes mobile voice and SMS as easy and accessible as checking email on the web. With today's increasingly global economy, and international travel both affordable and frequent, Yes Life for Web's seamless blend of mobile voice and SMS with email, synchronized contacts, and cloud-based storage will save our customers time and money, while allowing them to more easily reach and be reached by the most important people in their lives," said Wing K. Lee, CEO of YTL Communications Sdn Bhd.

"Yes Life for Web perfectly complements our existing Yes Life mobile voice and SMS apps for iPhones and iPads, Android handhelds and tablets, and Windows and Mac PCs, as well as our Eclipse 4G Smartphone. Services such as Rogers One Number in Canada and T-Mobile's Bobsled in the US have validated that browsers are an important new frontier for innovating in real-time mobile voice and SMS communications. We are delighted to be the first to bring these advanced communication services to Malaysia," he added.

Yes Life for Web is included with every Yes account. Yes customers can sign in with their Yes ID and password at http://web.yeslife.my/, and immediately access features including:
  • Type an SMS as quickly and easily as instant messaging, from a full-sized keyboard
  • Real-time notifications of incoming calls and SMS messages
  • Quickly and easily dial or SMS address book contacts - or any telephone number
  • Easy, fast uploads to Yes Life for Web's 2GB of cloud storage
  • Click to share links to cloud storage files via email or SMS, saving time and tonnage
  • Yes's market-leading low rates of 9 sen domestic calls and SMS, and the lowest IDD rates to the countries that Malaysians call most
  • Never any voice or SMS roaming charges when using Yes Life from any internet-connected browser or device
Features planned for the future include sync with Facebook contacts and a "Call Me Link" Yes customers can distribute to friends, family and coworkers, that will make a one-click call to the Yes customer's Yes 018 number, from any browser.

Yes Life for Web is enhanced with technology solutions from Atmail, a leading provider of enterprise and consumer communication solutions, based in Australia.

Ben Duncan, CEO of Atmail said, "We've enjoyed working closely with YTL to develop a unique product offering and are looking forward to scaling up to a full rollout to the 'yes' customer base. We can't wait to see how it's used by real users - we think this will change people's expectations of what telecommunication carriers should be providing their customers - a full anytime, anywhere, anyway communications solution."

Full details about Yes Life for Web, iOS, Android, Windows and Mac are available at http://www.yeslife.my/.