M1 was named the Best Mobile Operator at the second CommsDay Asia Awards Ceremony on 14 June 2010. The CommsDay Asia Awards, supported by Nokia Siemens Networks, are voted on by CommsDay's 12,000 readers. The awards represent peer recognition of Asia telecom excellence.
Responding to the award, M1 CEO Ms Karen Kooi, said, "We are honoured to receive this recognition from our peers in the Asian telecom industry. It will encourage us to continue to differentiate ourselves in a distinctive way in a highly competitive market and to continue to offer great value and innovative services to our customers."
Since its launch in April 1997, M1has made significant inroads into the local mobile communications market, gaining considerable brand presence and market share. M1 aims to be the leader in personal voice, business and data communications, focusing on value, quality and customer service.
M1 is 20%-owned by Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation (Keppel T&T) and is a significant contributor to Keppel T&T's earnings and cash flow.