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How To: Not Get A Bill Shock From Data Roaming While Abroad

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 5.6k views

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It shouldn’t happen, and yet news of consumers racking up eye-wateringly high bills due to data roaming charges keep cropping up. With the world becoming ever smaller and ever so connected, it is becoming increasingly important and unavoidable to stay connected – even when you’re in other countries for work (or for holiday, for that matter). Want to make sure how to not experience a five-figure sum in your next telco bill? Better yet, want to know how you can even minimise the costs of data roaming? Read on!

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Tune Talk Now Offering Selected Samsung Smartphones with its Prepaid Bundle, Comes with Free Airtime up to RM500

by Huei Song · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 1.1k views

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Tune Talk has just added several Samsung smartphones into its prepaid bundles, offering devices like the Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy A5 and more, along with up to RM500 of free air time.

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Tune Talk Offering 1GB of Data for Free When You Top Up RM30

by Huei Song · 3 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 933 views

Tune Talk Top up RM30 Get 1GB Data for Free

Good news for Tune Talk subscribers, just top up your number with RM30 and the telco will reward you with 1GB of data for free.

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Confirmed: GST Will Not be Charged for Prepaid Reloads, But On Usage

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 months ago · 21 Comments · 8.6k views

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In a press conference held earlier today, the Communications and Multimedia Ministry has agreed that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) imposed on prepaid reloads will be based on usage, instead of the current additional charge.

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BlackBerry Leap Officially Arriving In Malaysia On 20 May

by Farhan · 2 months ago · 2 Comments · 915 views

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The BlackBerry Leap will be arriving in Malaysia next week, and pre-orders for the device have already started on 11street. As a full touch interface alternative to the BlackBerry Classic, the Leap is aimed at young professionals and combines long battery life and advanced security features.

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MCMC: No Decision Yet on Reverting Prepaid Reload Rates to Pre-GST Prices

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 months ago · 19 Comments · 3k views

MCMC Fines Telcos 2015

In a surprising twist of events, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has released a press statement that contradicts what the Royal Malaysia Customs and the Domestic Trade, Consumerism and Cooperatives Ministry stated earlier today

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Prepaid Reloads Will Revert Back to Pre-GST Prices From 1 May 2015

by Terry Bass · 2 months ago · 5 Comments · 3.1k views

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Telecommunication companies will revert prices of their prepaid reloads to its pre-GST price starting 1 May 2015. While there has been a lot of confusion between the recent GST implementation and its effect on prepaid reloads, all that will now be a thing of the past with this latest piece of news.

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

by Terry Bass · 3 months ago · 8 Comments · 4.8k 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 · 3 months ago · 7 Comments · 8.6k views

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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 · 3 months ago · 23 Comments · 9.3k 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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MCMC Fines Telcos Total of RM1.01 Million for Dropped Calls and Prepaid Registration Issues

by Huei Song · 3 months ago · 11 Comments · 3.8k views

MCMC Fines Telcos 2015

It’s the time of the year again, MCMC recently announced that it has issued our local telcos a total of 23 compounds amounting to RM1.01 million. The compounds have been issued to key local players like Digi, Maxis, Celcom, U Mobile, Tune Talk and XOX for dropped call issues and improper registration for prepaid users.

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Tune Talk Now Offering BlackBerry Classic, Comes with RM300 Free Tune Talk Airtime

by Huei Song · 3 months ago · No Comments · 513 views

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If you want to buy the BlackBerry Classic but do not wish to get tied to a contract, you may now do so from Tune Talk. The BlackBerry Classic is available for purchase with Tune Talk without any contract, and it even comes with free airtime too.

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