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

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · 28 Comments · 7.8k 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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#MYGST: How Does the New GST Affect Your Purchasing Power?

by Pang Tun Yau · 3 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 · 3 weeks ago · 18 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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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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Sights and Scenes: DirectD Gadget Mega Store Is Now Open For Business

by Chief Chapree · 4 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 12.5k views

DirectD Gadgets Mega Store 02

As promised, the famed gadget retailer DirectD has officially launched its brand new Gadget Mega Store which is claimed to be the largest mobile phone store in Malaysia. Looking at how big the store really during its launch this morning, we doubt anyone is going to counter that claim at this moment.

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Finally, Malaysian Telcos Are Offering Competitive Postpaid Plans

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 weeks ago · 9 Comments · 20.9k 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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MCMC Fines Telcos Total of RM1.01 Million for Dropped Calls and Prepaid Registration Issues

by Huei Song · 1 month 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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Telco Comparison: How Does U Mobile’s New iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Postpaid Plans Compare to The Rest?

by Huei Song · 1 month ago · 1 Comment · 10k views

U Mobile iPhone Launch

The new U Mobile iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus bundles does indeed look very promising. Its new iPlans offers the cheapest option in the market starting from RM40 a month, and comes with plenty of data, suitable for today’s users. But how do the new plans stack up against the big 3 telcos who have been offering the iPhone for many years now? Check out our price comparison after the break.

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U Mobile Now Offering iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with Truly Unlimited Data Plans

by Huei Song · 1 month ago · 31 Comments · 23.6k views

U Mobile iPhone Launch

For those of you who have been waiting to see what U Mobile has got to offer for its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus bundle, the plans are finally out. Available for both prepaid and postpaid subscribers, U Mobile is offering the new iPhones with brand new iPlans from as low as RM40/month. If you sign up for the new U MicroCredit installment plan, you can bring home an iPhone 6 from as low as RM98 per month!

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U Mobile Announces U MicroCredit Installment Plan with Flexible Repayment, No Credit Card Required

by Huei Song · 1 month ago · No Comments · 3.8k views

U MicroCredit

It looks like the leaked information we received is true after all. U Mobile has just unveiled U MicroCredit, an instalment plan that lets you own a smartphone from as low as RM98 – with no credit card required.

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Leak: U Mobile to Offer Financing Program, Will be Launched with its iPhone 6 Bundles

by Huei Song · 1 month ago · 3 Comments · 5.5k views

U Mobile iPhone 6 ROI 2

Are you excited to see what U Mobile has got to offer for its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch happening next week? We’ve received some information that might make you even more excited. According to reliable sources, the telco will be offering an in-house financing plan that lets users purchase a smartphone from the telco with a credit loan, without the need of a credit card.

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U Mobile Opens Pre-Registration for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Available for Prepaid Users As Well

by Huei Song · 2 months ago · 4 Comments · 1.8k views

U Mobile iPhone 6 ROI

As teased, U Mobile has opened up its pre-registration for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The registration is available starting today till 16 March 2015, and the telco will send “more details” to your email on 17 March 2015.

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