Telecommunications operators extend use of free 1GB productivity Internet offer to 24 hours

Telecommunications operators Celcom Axiata Berhad (“Celcom”), Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (“Digi”), Maxis Berhad (“Maxis”), U Mobile Sdn Bhd (“U Mobile”), and Telekom Malaysia Berhad (“TM”) through unifi mobile, are now enhancing connectivity support for the rakyat’s work and learning needs by extending access to the daily free 1GB Productivity Internet offer to 24 hours. This will be effective from 1 July 2020 until 31 December 2020, or customers can refer to their respective service providers for effective start dates. Previously, access to the daily free 1GB internet was available from 8am and 6pm.

All active Postpaid and Prepaid customers of the operators will be able to enjoy the daily 1GB of free internet for learning and productivity tools as well as for most browsing needs, except for social media, video streaming, gaming and music streaming. The daily free 1GB internet provided is over and above customers’ monthly data allocation from their existing plans, which means customers can redeem up to 30GB data per month for free.

Customers are advised to refer to their respective operators for more information on how to redeem the daily free Internet offers and the list of services included.

The joint industry initiative of the daily free 1GB internet is part of the Short-Term Economic Recovery Plan (ERP) as earlier announced by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

In addition to the daily free 1GB internet, the operators will continue to offer free and unlimited access to a range of information-related apps and services to ensure Malaysians stay updated on the latest credible news on COVID-19. The list includes MySejahtera and MyTrace apps, and important health websites and hotlines such as the CPRC Hotline, Ministry of Health and World Health Organization websites, and more.

In support of Malaysians consumers and businesses, the operators have also communicated a range of affordable prepaid and postpaid offerings over the last few months. Customers are encouraged to explore these plans with their respective service providers.

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