Maxis’ RM38/Day DataRoam Pass Now Comes with Free Unlimited Outgoing Voice Calls

by Huei Song · 1 day ago · 1 Comment · 863 views

Maxis DataRoam Pass with Free Unlimited Calls

Good news to Maxis users who will be travelling soon, subscribe to a Maxis DataRoam pass at RM38/day and not only will you get unlimited data roaming for the day, the telco will include free unlimited outgoing voice calls for 25 countries.

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Maxis Now Offering Lenovo A606 for “Free”

by Huei Song · 2 days ago · 3 Comments · 658 views

Maxis Lenovo A606

You don’t need the latest and most expensive smartphone just to enjoy high speed internet. Maxis recently added the Lenovo A606 to its device bundle, offering the RM599 LTE smartphone from as low as RM0 – you’ll need to sign up for a contract of course.

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Hotlink RED App Now Available on iOS

by Andrew Cheng · 3 days ago · No Comments · 413 views


Maxis has recently released the Hotlink RED app in the Apple App Store. Previously available on Android devices only, the Hotlink RED app makes it easier to manage your Hotlink account and wouldn’t incur any data charges when you’re in the app.

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MCMC May Offer Rebates to Consumers Suffering from Poor Cellular Networks

by Pang Tun Yau · 7 days ago · 10 Comments · 4.5k views


Perhaps frustrated by local telecommunications providers’ continued unsatisfactory response towards complaints over their networks, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is now looking for an alternative to ease the suffering of many consumers.

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Maxis Now Offering Two New Smartphones with its Postpaid Plans – HTC Desire 516 and Sony Xperia M2 Aqua

by Huei Song · 3 weeks ago · No Comments · 579 views

Maxis Offering HTC Desire 516 and Sony Xperia M2 Aqua

Need a mid-range smartphone that doesn’t cost you a kidney or two? Maxis has just added two mid-range smartphones to its device bundle, offering the HTC Desire 516 from as low as RM0 and the Sony Xperia M2 Aqua from as low as RM399.

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[Update: Now with Celcom's Plans] Telco Price Comparison: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus from Maxis and DiGi

by Huei Song · 3 weeks ago · 23 Comments · 26.9k views


Now that the contract bundles for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus from MaxisDiGi and Celcom have been revealed, which one is the more economical option? Which plan offers the best value for money to own over the entire contract period? We take all the plans offered by all three telcos and put them together so you can make an informed decision. The telcos are offering the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with plans ranging from a monthly commitment of only RM50 all the way to over RM200, so whether you are a light mobile user or one who practically stays connected 24/7, there is an iPhone postpaid plan catered for your needs.

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Maxis Sends 1000 Employees Out To Test Own Network

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 5 Comments · 2.4k views

Maxis Network Test 001

Local telco Maxis has deployed 1000 of its own employees in a Peninsula Malaysia-wide test of its modernised data network. This “New Network Test Drive” covers major metropolitan areas in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Pahang, Penang, and Johor, and is a way to get Maxis’ own people to experience the network while engaging with the public.

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Maxis Trade-In Offer Now Allows You to Buy an Xperia Z3 by Trading in Your Old Phone

by Huei Song · 3 weeks ago · 12 Comments · 3.1k views

Maxis trade in to buy Xperia Z3

You can now get the Sony Xperia Z3 from Maxis by trading your old phone with the telco. Maxis accepts any phones and offers a minimum trade-in value of RM200 but of course, if you have a newer smartphone like the iPhone 5s or Samsung Galaxy S5, you can get up to RM950 off the price of a Sony Xperia Z3 after the telco subsidy.

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Maxis and DiGi Take Counter-Measures After Erratic #iPhone6MY Pre-Orders

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 weeks ago · 5 Comments · 3.1k views


Close to seventeen hours after the highly-anticipated pre-orders for the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were opened by local telcos DiGi and Maxis, the experience remains exceptionally erratic. The Maxis Online Store remains inaccessible, while DiGi’s one is a hit-and-miss affair. Eager customers are obviously not happy, venting their frustration at every available comment box online. Behind the scenes, both companies have been working on counter-measures to work around the issues faced.

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Maxis and DiGi Online Stores Grind to a Halt as iPhone 6 Frenzy Starts in Malaysia

by Vijandren · 4 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 3.1k views


If you’re not already aware, two of the three major telcos in Malaysia started their pre-order campaigns for the brand new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus at 12.01 am today. If you were one of the many who stayed up late to get your pre-order in, you might have been a little disappointed to find  the Maxis and DiGi online stores (and main sites) inaccessible as soon as the pre-order pages went live. Celcom’s website remained operational, but that’s simply because the telco opted not to open pre-orders, and instead had begun taking Registration of Interest (ROI) since last week.

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These are the Official Retail Prices of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Malaysia

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 weeks ago · 50 Comments · 35.2k views


At long last, they are finally here. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are now available on pre-order via the Big 3 major telcos in Malaysia, and at the same time the official retail prices of each model of both devices have been unveiled.

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Maxis Unveils its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Plans and Pricing

by Huei Song · 4 weeks ago · 4 Comments · 23.5k views

Maxis iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, 6 November

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus preorders for Malaysia will be starting later tonight (12am, 31 October 2014 to be precise), but it looks like the pricing has been unveiled by Maxis. The telco has just updated its website to show the full pricing and plans for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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