News & Reviews: Maxis
Last Updated: Jul 01, 2020
Starting 1 April 2020, Malaysian telcos began to provide users with 1GB of data daily. Although that free data could be used for anything at the time, it only applied from 8 AM to 6 PM each day. Now, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has announced that the free 1GB will apply for the entire day.
TechNave NewsBytes 2020 #15 - Samsung TV, Huawei Awards, Shopee Live Kpop Fest, Celcom, Maxis, Digi, Intel, HP, Yoodo, Fitbit, Shell, edotco, Micron, Kaspersky, Nokia, eGG, Snap, Grab, Special: unifi wifi tipsLast Updated: Jun 15, 2020
Welcome back TechNavers! For this edition of TechNave NewsBytes 2020 #15 we have Samsung about their TV innovations through the years, Huawei got 8 awards for their networking prowess and Shopee is going to be holding a Live Kpop Fest… online. Celcom rewarded their Game Hero finalists, Maxis rewarded their eKelas and Digi is offering SMEs another online option via their MyDigi Bazaar.
Intel announced their Hybrid processors, HP donated laptops, Yoodo’s Gank team got into the Malaysia Book of Records, Fitbit has some Father’s day deals and Shell has some promotions on their cashless payment options. edotco is offering job opportunities, Micron is planning a UV robot fest and Kaspersky has some GReAT ideas.
Nokia did a survey on 5G, eGG are doing the NBA 2K League and Snap announced some Snap Partner Summit highlights. Grab announced their Grab for Good report while for this issue of TechNave, the Special comes from unifi with tips to improve your home wifi performance. Check them out.
Last Updated: Jun 07, 2020
Not clarifying terms and conditions for any product or service is often a bad move, as Maxis found out recently. The company launched its Hotlink Prepaid Unlimited pack a few days ago, promising unlimited internet access and calls. But as it turned out, it does have a certain limitation and many users were unhappy with the lack of transparency.
Last Updated: Jun 06, 2020
With an end to the COVID-19 pandemic nowhere in sight, our country has to make an effort to bring things back to normal to ensure our economy doesn't deteriorate. Many companies are finding ways to help and for telcos, it's mostly free internet. to find new ways to contribute. To that end, telco operators based in Malaysia will continue to provide certain industries with free internet.
Hotlink Prepaid Unlimited officially launches with unlimited Internet & Calls from as low as RM3 per dayLast Updated: Jun 04, 2020
This week, there was a rumour going around online about a possible unlimited Hotlink package plan. Today, Maxis have just confirmed with us today that this is indeed true and it's called the Hotlink Prepaid Unlimited plan. As the name suggests, it offers unlimited Internet as well as unlimited network calls from as low as just RM3 per day.
Last Updated: Jun 02, 2020
Maxis has officially announced that they will be permanently increasing the internet data for all Maxis postpaid plans by up to 300% without increasing the price of the plan. It is best to note that the upgrade will be rolled out from 4 June until 10 June 2020, while those who have received it will be notified via SMS.
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2020
Opensignal is back with another Mobile Network Experience Report, this time analysing the user experience for Malaysians when it comes to mobile networks in the country. The report covers all major mobile network operators in Malaysia including Celcom, Digi, Maxis, U-Mobile, Unifi, and Yes. It also analyses the experiences of users across 14 different regions in Malaysia.
Last Updated: Apr 21, 2020
Maxis have just launched their new ‘Make It Through’ music video done in collaboration with local artists such as Faizal Tahir and Zee Avi. Part of its #KitaSapotKita campaign, it aims to raise funds for Malaysians during the MCO (Movement Control Order).
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2020
Malaysians have been experiencing slow internet speeds and some technical issues during the movement control order (MCO). Defense Minister Ismail Yaakob said Telco and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are now allowed to do installations and maintenance works at customers’ homes during MCO.
Last Updated: Apr 13, 2020
If you are looking to sign up for a new Maxis Fibre connection, you're out of luck since the installation won't be done anytime soon. The reason is simple: Fibre broadband installations are not allowed during the movement control order (MCO). To address this, Maxis decided to offer a wireless alternative to potential customers.