Yes is Back with Tallest Christmas Tree for Gaya Christmas Carnival



  • 4G brand returns as main sponsor with the tallest outdoor Christmas tree in Kota Kinabalu for the 12th Gaya Christmas Carnival 2016
  • The sponsored Christmas tree measures 50-feet tall, decked with lavish ornaments and lighting
  • The sponsorship is a continuation of the 4G brand's dedication in driving positive changes and promoting the festive spirit within the Sabahan community

Kota Kinabalu, 13 December 2016 – Yes, a mobile 4G brand under YTL Communications, returns for the second consecutive time as the main sponsor for the "12th Gaya Christmas Carnival 2016", one of the largest and highly anticipated annual events in Sabah - this time, with a much taller and grander outdoor Christmas tree for the carnival.

The grand launch of this year's Gaya Christmas Carnival will take place today at Padang Merdeka where the sponsored Yes Christmas tree, which stands at an impressive 50-feet tall will be revealed to the public for the first time. In celebration of the festive spirit, the Yes Christmas tree is extravagantly decorated from tip to base with Yes logos, giant silver and gold baubles, colourful strings of lights and crowned with a Yes logo tree topper. After the event, the tree will be relocated to Lintasan Deasoka.

The Gaya Christmas Carnival is jointly organised by Dewan Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu (DBKK) and Sabah ¬Council of Churches. Tens of thousands of people across Sabah, along with tourists are expected to attend the grand event and revel in the festive spirit. The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment Sabah YAB Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Masidi Manjun will be officiating the event on behalf of the Chief Minister of Sabah YAB Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Bin Aman, and will be accompanied by the City Mayor of Kota Kinabalu YBhg Datuk Yeo Boon Hai, DBKK officials, as well as partners including Executive Director of YTL Communications YBhg Dato' Yeoh Soo Keng.

Visitors can also look forward to checking out the Yes booths at the carnival where they can experience Yes 4G Internet surfing, sign up for the latest Yes promotions and enjoy the true experience of pure 4G mobility without having to pay exorbitant prices.

Sabahans can now enjoy the true experience of the new Yes 4G LTE service along with 4G Broadband service all in a single conveniently priced plan. Yes 4G LTE is not only faster in speed, but also comes with Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) capability, which offers high definition, crystal clear calls – a first for Sabahans.

As part of Yes' 6th anniversary promotion, Yes has launched limited-time Anniversary Sale campaign that comes with even lower monthly commitments for non-stop surfing. One of the many offers is the Yes 4G LTE Postpaid 78 plan with Yes Altitude bundle offers customers a highly generous 20GB worth of monthly data – 16GB of 4G LTE and 4GB of 4G Broadband. Even better, this bundle also comes with absolutely free unlimited Yes-to-Yes calls and SMS each month for a lowly commitment free of just RM78 (without GST) per month.

Designed with the best interest of the average Malaysian at heart, the Yes Altitude is an exceptional 4G LTE smartphone, packed with high-end specifications despite its humble price. The phone sports a 5-inch HD IPS on-cell display and supports VoLTE for high-definition voice calls which are up to 3 times and 6 times better quality than calls made on 3G and 2G networks respectively. Its dual-sim functionality allows users the convenience and flexibility in managing their SIM cards for the best data and best voice call rates in the market. The Yes Altitude also comes in three colour variants – gold, white and silver.

And that's not all that Yes has to offer this festive season. For travelers and those who are always on-the-go, the Yes 4G Broadband Postpaid 68 plan with Huddle XS bundle promises a hefty 16GB worth of monthly data – 12GB of 4G Broadband and 4GB of 4G LTE – with free unlimited Yes-to-Yes calls and SMS each month for just RM68 (without GST) per month. Under a 12-month contract, customers who sign up for this bundle will also receive the Huddle XS, a mobile 4G hotspot device (RRP RM399 with GST) for free.

The Huddle XS is capable of creating private WiFi hotspots with a steady Internet connection at reliable 4G speeds of up to 20Mbps. This 4G Internet connection can be shared with up to 5 WiFi-enabled devices or users simultaneously without compromising the connection quality. Lightweight and palm-sized, the Huddle XS is perfect for those who are always out-and-about as it can be carried around with ease.

There is also the Yes 4G Broadband Postpaid 78 plan with Zoom Gateway bundle which comes with a whopping 22GB worth of monthly data – 18GB of 4G Broadband and 4GB of 4G LTE – with free unlimited Yes-to-Yes calls and SMS each month for the price of RM78 (without GST) per month. With a 12-month contract, customers who sign up for this bundle will also receive the Zoom Gateway device (RRP RM399 with GST) for free.

For those who prefer to experience high-speed 4G Internet at home or office, Zoom is the way to go. A plug-and-play 4G gateway device that provides steady 4G Internet connection for up to 10 users or devices simultaneously without compromising the quality, Zoom eliminates the need for messy wire installation. With Zoom, there is no need to worry about tripping over wayward wires at home while entertaining visitors.

At 85% population coverage nationwide, Yes has one of the largest 4G network in all towns in Malaysia, making it a seamless and effortless feat to help everyone stay connected across the country. In Sabah, Yes has over 60% population coverage in all major townships and cities, including Kota Kinabalu, Beaufort, Keningau, Kota Belud, Kudat, Lahad Datu, Papar, Sandakan, Tawau and Tuaran.

Coupled together with such value-for-money Yes Internet bundle plans, Sabahans can rest assured that they will be well-stocked with plenty of mobile data on a seamless connection for easy sharing of joy, special moments and entertainment with their friends and family this Christmas, wherever they may be.

For more information about Yes' latest 4G products and services, please visit www.yes.my or walk in to the nearest Yes Store.

About YTL Communications YTL Communications Sdn Bhd (793634-V) is a global frontrunner in 4G Internet and operates two robust "Yes" branded 4G LTE and 4G Broadband networks in Malaysia. It is also the first in Malaysia to offer voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) service for high definition, crystal clear calls. With 85% nationwide population coverage across the country, Yes offers the best of both 4G Internet services together in one convenient plan. The award-wining brand has been recognised by the Broadband InfoVision Awards under the 'Best New Service' category in 2011 and 'Best Broadband Cloud' category in 2013, Frost & Sullivan's 'Most Innovative Service Provider of the Year 2012' and 'Most Promising Telecom Service Provider of the Year 2013' as well as Telecoms.com's "Best Enterprise Cloud Offering" Industry Award in 2014. For more information, please visit www.yes.my.