Celcom And TM Sign Agreement For Additional LTE Sites

by Farhan · 1 day ago · 1 Comment · 1.6k views

Celcom TMNGB

Celcom and Telekom Malaysia have signed an agreement that will see Celcom leasing part of TM’s network. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed to allow Celcom to increase its fibre-optic network coverage using infrastructure provided by TM Next-Gen Backhaul (TMNGB) services, while also providing a robust backhaul network for its LTE network.

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Celcom Introduces New Affordable First Basic 38 Plan with 3GB Data and Free Calls/SMS

by Huei Song · 6 days ago · 107 Comments · 24.3k views

Celcom First Basic 38

[Update] This plan is even better than you think! You will get 3GB of Internet + 3GB of Wi-Fi as long as your Celcom First Basic 38 Plan is active if you sign up within the 6 months promotion period. Details available after the break.

Think that a starting price of RM85 a month is a little too expensive for a postpaid plan, especially if you’re a light user? Celcom just introduced a new First Basic 38 plan at only RM38/month and as a promotion, it comes with 3GB of data along with some free calls and SMS.

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Celcom Enhances the Optimiser for its First Basic and Elite to Offer Even More Data, Calls and SMS

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 2 Comments · 2.2k views

Celcom First Postpaid Plans with Enhanced Optimiser

Celcom recently introduced all-new Optimiser for its Celcom First Basic and First Elite postpaid plans, offering even more data, calls and SMS than before.

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Prices For Basic Broadband Packages To Start At RM 25 Very Soon

by Chief Chapree · 2 weeks ago · 28 Comments · 7.9k views

Basic Broadband Package Announcement

A few weeks ago, we reported that local telco companies have generally agreed to lower down the prices for their broadband packages. However, the exact amount of price reduction was still under wraps until just a few hours ago through the official announcement by the Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek.

According to the subsequent press statement from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), the reduction applies to both fixed line and mobile broadband packages. That being said though, the reduction seems to be limited to entry-level broadband packages at the moment.

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You Can Carry Forward Your Unused Internet on the New Xpax Non-Stop Internet Plans

by Huei Song · 3 weeks ago · 3 Comments · 2.1k views

Xpax Carry forward internet

Remember the new internet plans from Celcom Xpax that offers non-stop browsing? The plans are now more attractive because Celcom is allowing subscribers to carry forward unused data quota as many times as you want.

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Telco Price Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge by Maxis, Celcom and Digi

by Huei Song · 4 weeks ago · No Comments · 5.7k views


The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge preorder starts today but if you do not wish to pay the full price to own these two most beautiful smartphones from Samsung, you can also purchase them at a subsidised price from a local telco. All big three telcos in Malaysia – Maxis, Celcom and Digi, have already started their preorders for the device, and they come with freebies too.

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Telco Companies To Lower Broadband Package Prices By At Least 6%

by Terry Bass · 4 weeks ago · 8 Comments · 4.7k views

MCMC Fines Telcos 2015

According to a report by Bernama, Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek has said that Telco companies have agreed to lower the price of broadband service charges by at least 6% to further increase the usage of high-speed internet among the society.

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#MYGST: How Does the New GST Affect Your Purchasing Power?

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 weeks ago · 7 Comments · 8.3k views


Malaysians woke up today with the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) applied to, well, basically almost everything. Despite that, there are still plenty of confusion among consumers: will this be more expensive after GST? Will that product’s price be the same after GST? Now that GST is finally upon us, we can finally lay to rest some of these concerns, especially with regards to the brands that are most relevant to you, our dear readers.

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Confirmed: GST Is Added On Top of Prepaid Top Up’s Price, Consumers To Receive Free Minutes and SMS

by Chief Chapree · 4 weeks ago · 19 Comments · 9k views

Yesterday, it was reported certain telcos have apparently defied the order from the Royal Malaysian Customs to not increase the prices of prepaid top ups after the implementation of GST. This has led to a meeting between local telco industry and Customs today to clarify the matter.

As it turns out, the amount that these telcos has charged yesterday was indeed correct according to the statement released by Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) which detailed the results of the meeting between both parties.

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Celcom Announces Preorder for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge from RM1,088 and RM1,488 Respectively

by Huei Song · 4 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 1.3k views

Celcom Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Preorder

Celcom is the first telco in Malaysia to announce its preorder for the brand new Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. The telco is offering the devices from as low as RM1,088 and RM1,488 respectively, and will be available for preorder starting tomorrow, 3 April 2015.

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GST to Replace Service Tax for Postpaid Services from Telcos, International Roaming Not Taxed

by Huei Song · 4 weeks ago · 5 Comments · 3.9k views

Malaysia Postpaid Telco Logos

Now that GST has been implemented in Malaysia, will you see an increase of price on your postpaid bill? Not too much, the 6% GST will replace the 6% Service Tax on postpaid services so there shouldn’t be too much of a price difference. In addition to that, all internal roaming services provided by Malaysian Telcos will not be subjected to GST.

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Finally, Malaysian Telcos Are Offering Competitive Postpaid Plans

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 weeks ago · 9 Comments · 21k views


Malaysian consumers may not have a lot to cheer about these days, as the onset of GST in less than two days painting a gloomy picture for all of us. However, there is something to be happy about, and it’s from an unlikely source: the “necessary evils” that are our local telcos.

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