Update: It looks like the little downtime Altel had on its main page earlier today was to readjust the call plans. The pricing now are even cheaper than before at 16sen/min, 5sen/SMS, 25sen/MMS and 5sen/MB. Check out the table below.
Finally it looks like Altel is ready to get down to business, the website is now live with all the essential information you need to know – pricing, plans, and more. Get an Altel starter pack for only RM7 and it comes preloaded with RM5 credit that is valid for 30 days. You can reload via a physical scratch cards & soft pins, or via Flexi reload from as low as RM3. Standard reload method comes in RM10, RM30, RM50 or RM100 denominations.
The charges are as follows:
For heavy data users, you can also opt to sign up for mobile broadband plans from as low as RM15:
As with most prepaid telcos in Malaysia, Altel also has Friends & Family offers for you to enjoy lower call rates at 8sen/min and cheaper SMS at 2sen/SMS. Altel also comes with special bonuses.
Since Altel is relatively new, you can get it only at selected partners and authorized dealers. Hit the break to see a screenshot of the plans.
As of writing, the Plans page is down so we can’t provide a screenshot, the above rates are taken before the page went down. Visit Altel for more information.