KUALA LUMPUR – Five telecommunications operators are continuously supporting the people’s learning needs by providing free 30GB productivity internet per month for learning and productivity tools, as well as for browsing news website until April 30, 2021.
The telecommunications companies (telcos) are Celcom Axiata Bhd, Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd, Maxis Bhd, U Mobile Sdn Bhd and Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) through unifi Mobile.
The operators are also providing free WiFi connectivity for students at selected People’s Housing Projects (PPR) communities and extending operating hours of the Community Internet Centre (PIK) during these challenging times.
A total of 130 PPR and 54 PIK nationwide will focus on supporting students from B40 families with free connectivity that aims to facilitate Home-based Teaching and Learning (PdPR) due to the Movement Control Order (MCO),” the telcos said in a joint statement on February 10.
Since April 2020, all active postpaid and prepaid customers of the respective operators have been to enjoy 30GB productivity internet per month, except for social media, gaming, video and music streaming, over and above the customers’ monthly data allocation from their existing plans.
In addition to the free 30GB internet per month, the operators have also provided a special prepaid data pass for SPM and STPM students, as well as students in higher learning institutions.
The prepaid data pass offers 15GB data per month for as low as RM20 per month and the passes are available for eligible students from January 6, 2021, until the end-April 2021.