As you might have heard, a number of states throughout Malaysia have been hit by massive flood due to heavy rain since last week. The situation is rather critical as the flood has not only forced thousands of victims in these affected areas to abandon their homes but also limit or even cut their access to essential supplies.
Hence, plenty of individuals, organizations and companies have set up collection centre where members of the public are able to contribute necessary items needed to assists the flood victims. That includes DiGi who is now doing so at its outlet in SS2 Petaling Jaya and Bandar Bukit Tinggi Klang.
[Update 26/12/2014]: We’ve added Celcom’s new postpaid plans with Optimiser to the list.
[Update 21/8/2014]: Since that quite a lot has changed over the past few months since posting this article, here’s an update to reflect all those changes. Maxis has removed most of its older postpaid plans and replaced them with an all new MaxisONE Plans that gives “limitless” calls and SMS from as low as RM78 a month. Celcom also renamed its data plans to the Celcom First One for those who complained about how the MaxisONE plans have too little data. Finally, DiGi added new iDiGi plans that are streamlined with its existing Smart Plan postpaid plans.
Just a little reminder, none of these plans is tied to any contract. Contract only applies for phone bundles, or when the telco gives you an extra discount for signing up for a contract. Otherwise, you will be free to change your plans anytime you want.
Hit the break to check out the changes.
Over the past two weeks, we asked our readers to vote on our first Community Choice Awards. Now that voting has closed, we’ve tabulated the entries (and weeded out multiple entries of the same name), let’s proceed to announcing the winners of the inaugural Lowyat.NET 2014 Community Choice Awards!
Claimed to be the first of its kind, Celcom earlier today has unveiled a set of new postpaid plans that is called First by Celcom. While the name might be confusing since it is generally the same as Celcom’s existing postpaid plans, the telco insists that these new plans are different.
In a way, there is indeed some truth in Celcom’s claim as these new plans come together with a feature that the telco branded as OPTIMISER which provides free additional quota for data or voice and SMS once users hit the basic quota as stated in their plans. Not to forget, OPTMISER works automatically depending on customers’ usage.
Want a BlackBerry Passport but don’t wish to sign up for a contract with a telco and get tied up for up to two whole years? Tune Talk is now offering not only the original BlackBerry Passport, but also the red coloured one, and as with all devices offered by Tune Talk, it does not come with any contract though, you might want to stay active for a couple of months to enjoy the benefits they offer.
The next Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G flash sale will be happening at 12PM today, but you don’t have to keep refreshing the website and check out within seconds to get the latest smartphone from Xiaomi Malaysia, DiGi is now offering the Redmi Note 4G from as low as RM0 when you sign up for a contract with the telco.
A woman was shocked to discover that her son had somehow managed to rack up a bill of RM586,553 on his smartphone. However, DiGi eventually noticed the error and it was discovered that the massive number was a result of a missed decimal point; the actual amount owed is “only” RM5,865.53.